The Masquerades

Posted by Holly Benner on Oct 31, 2022 2:21:21 PM

Autumn has officially arrived here in Pennsylvania. The leaves have started to turn color and are now beautiful shades of red, orange, and yellow. The temperatures have started to drop and the days have gotten shorter. I have started to unpack sweaters and jackets, paid a visit to the pumpkin patch, and have been brainstorming Halloween costumes and treats. I have always loved this time of year and all of the fun and spooky festivities that accompany it. This love that I have for the Halloween season is why I was especially excited when I got to visit Africa and experience their traditions and celebrations!

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Topics: Catholic Missions, children in need donate, children in education, world mission month, help the Pope's missions, prayer, sacrifice, Nigeria, Halloween, Africa, Masquerades

He is Calling, Listen...

Posted by Holly Benner on Oct 21, 2020 2:10:19 PM

 During this World Mission Month of October with its theme rom Isaiah - "Here I am, send me!" - I started to reflect about my own faith calling. Everyone's calling is unique.

And to put my story in perspective, I go back to a mission experience "after the call." 

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Topics: Catholic Missions, world mission month, All Souls Day, Halloween, All Saints Day, Day of the Dead, Here I Am Send Me

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