It’s hard to go a day without play.
These are the children of the Chin diaspora — a community scattered across the face of the earth because of official and unofficial persecution in their homeland.
“We live in a difficult time,” said Father Joseph Carola, SJ,. “The only way forward for us is mercy."
Angie McGuffin has taken a different approach to religious education: teaching through action.
Project Andrew creates an environment — if just for an evening — in which they can be with other men who are curious about how God calls ordinary men to extraordinary lives.
According to DeDonder, Sacred Heart’s way of teaching religious education has been a huge success. In fact, the program is so popular at Sacred Heart that it is spreading to other parishes within the archdiocese,…
“She inspires kids to really be lifelong learners. And for us, that’s an important thing,” said DeBrevi. “It’s not about, ‘Do you have everything mastered today?’ — but, instead, enjoying learning, finding answers, seeking information,…
“There’s a grace that comes — a wisdom, a knowledge or an awareness of something.”
Not only will it offer new learning opportunities to students in Uganda, it will give students in Kansas City, Kan., new experiences.
“[The series] was specifically targeted to one of the goals of the Holy Father, which was for the faithful to learn more about the Second Vatican Council,” said Chik.