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Lessons can be learned from the past. Occasionally,  I will post reflections under the title “Lessons from the Past” on those men and women who followed their inner compass, those who brought dignity to their brothers and sisters on the margins, and those who can teach us some valuable lessons as we seek to live a holy life. 393 more words

Step into the Gap: Strength in adversity

Bridgid Duffy, Sophie Bray and Sophie Hull, who are all currently taking part in the Step into the Gap programme, share their experiences of meeting an inspirational business woman in her bustling Ethiopian café.   586 more words


Louise de Marillac - Patron of Social Workers

Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven. 1,261 more words

Historical Women

Hope for Grumpy People!

Two things about St. Vincent de Paul’s life (1580-1660) were surprising to me as I read his brief biography at http://www.franciscanmedia.org this morning. First I learned that he had no burning zeal for the poor early in his life. 254 more words

A Series Of Firsts

Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, the first American born saint cannonized by the Catholic Church was born on this date in 1774.

Establishing the first… 187 more words

Mt. St. Mary's College