Category: Poverty

The Cross of Life

  Happy Feast Day of Saint Francis!  This day has gained special significance in the past year 🙂 Rather than write a general post about this Saint’s incredible life,  I thought I would share an interesting tidbit I learned about the Tau Cross that is generally associated with the Franciscans. A few weeks ago the…

St Teresa of Avila

Today is the Feast Day of St Teresa of Avila and considering the quote in my tagline (Christ has no body now…) is from her I thought it would be appropriate to write a little post about her. Picture a stereotypical Saint; pious, chaste and obedient.  Now picture the opposite; that was Teresa of Avila. …

The "G" Word

I want to have a really cool life.  You know those people who are introducedas having spent three years in the bush of the Congo, working for the UN and starting their own organization?  I want to be one of those people when I’m older.  As my last year of college flies by and the…

Back in San Lucas…

Back in San Lucas, we finally got to get our hands dirty with some concrete service.  A wall was being built by the women’s center, so they put us to work helping with that.  We created columns to support the wall and all worked on different parts of that.  It was cool that we all…

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