Surprised by Joy – A Visit to Girlstown

Surprised by Joy – A Visit to Girlstown

Serve the Lord with Joy I recently was given the great grace of attending a pilgrimage with Legatus to visit the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City and then a visit to our own Villa de las Niñas in Chalco, Mexico. As has become customary, visiting the...
MEET ANGIE

MEET ANGIE

Girlstown Guatemala Heidy currently studies at our Girlstown Guatemala. She grew up primarily living with her Aunt in a house made of sugar cane reeds because her mother had to work, and her father abandoned them when she was only an infant. Life was very difficult....
The Difference Faith Makes in Poverty Relief

The Difference Faith Makes in Poverty Relief

Intangibles of Transformation Recently I was talking with a graduate of the Sisters of Mary school in Mexico. I asked him, “What is the most significant thing the Sisters taught you?” His response surprised me, “To clean.”  He’s been successful in life— following...
Every Child’s Birthday

Every Child’s Birthday

ONE OF A KIND CELEBRATION 20,000 children celebrate their birthdays in world’s largest one day celebration of its kind. The event, named ‘Every Child’s Birthday’ will take place Sunday, August 15th across six countries globally, and will mark the birthdays of some of...
The Need for Catholic Imagination

The Need for Catholic Imagination

BARREN IMAGINATION Richard Dawkins, a well-known anti-religious and atheist thinker, has recently set the Catholic twitter-verse ablaze with an un-original, but ripe for reaction observation: For contemporary culture and people like Dawkins, there does not exist space...