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“I was always very curious about their lives,” said Daughter of St. Paul Sister Laura Fidelis Nolin about her early encounters with religious sisters in Vermont. She grew up in Newport, a small … more
There is nothing quite like cleaning a machete wound to make you realize you are not in Virginia anymore. For Laura Shaw, this was just one of the skills she acquired during a mission trip to … more
All Saints parishioner Richard Quintana, former vice president of SAIC (Science Applications International Corporation) in McLean, had a successful career in the U.S. Air Force and the private sector … more
When I enter Ana Bonilla-Galdamez's office for our scheduled interview, she is on the phone discussing the deportation hearing for one of her students at Charles Barrett Elementary School in … more
Giving back to the community has always been important to St. Mary of Sorrows parishioner Bill Crowder, a former colonel who served 26 years in the U.S. Army. Raised in Alabama as “a good Southern … more
Terry McCarthy doesn’t look his age. At 80, he has a full head of hair with just a few traces of gray, and he has the slim physique of a runner — which he is. While most men of his age are … more
Every afternoon after lunch, Mary Wehman sits down at a table in her sunroom with a roll of stamps and an address book and picks up a pen. For the next three hours she’ll fill pages of cursive for … more
Just out of college, James Schreiner was serving at a soup kitchen in Chicago when he overheard a homeless man talking about his artistic skills. Schreiner asked the man, named Robert, if he would … more
Imagine being excited to tell your family and friends that you finally received a job offer after a long and arduous search. After their initial exclamations of joy, your loved ones would naturally … more
“Go-getter” only comes close to capturing Terry Beatley, whose unyielding drive springs not from personal ambition but from an even more powerful motivator: a love of life and a relentless quest … more
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