Sr. Mary Potter tells how the people of Guardian Angels Parish, Santee, Califronia help the peoole of Parroquia Santo Nino de Atocha, Rosarito, Mexico
From the Eucharistic Celebration of Thanksgiving, to the convivial mulled wine reception for Parishioners and the meal in the hotel, Catherine’s spirit of generosity and hospitality prevailed.
When Catherine McAuley was a young woman in the Callaghan household in Coolock, she encountered a servant girl who came to her desperate for help. This girl worked for a local family, a male member of which was intimidating her with sexual advances.
South Sudan in May 2016 is a different country than that to which I came just ten months ago. We are now in peace. For the first seven months of my time here, the sound of gunshot was a frequent occurrence.
With a big effort to absorb our incredulity and our maturity we decided we would walk through the Holy Door in Rome in this Year of Mercy.