La Caja de Pandora: Las hermanas Maryknoll: ¡Presentes!
Elisabeth Leseur - French laywoman and wife- spiritual companion to many people in France- she offered her life for the conversion of her husband who was an athieist-Suffered from breast cancer- After her death her husband converted to Catholicism and became a Dominican priest- He studied his wife's spiritual writings and had them published- He gave hundreds of talks about her spirituality- Bishop Fulton J. Sheen spoke about her on his TV show
Sister Dorothy Kazel, O.S.U. (June 30, 1939 – December 2, 1980), was an American Ursuline Religious Sister and missionary to El Salvador. On December 2, 1980, she and fellow missionaries, Maryknoll Sisters Ita Ford, Maura Clarke and laywoman Jean Donovan were raped and murdered by U.S. trained members of the military of El Salvador.
Sister Maura Clarke -Maryknoll missionary- worked with the poor and with refugees- murdered in 1980 by military death squad in El Salvador
Ade Bethune "When the Catholic Worker began. . .in 1933, one of our first visitors was Ade Bethune, then a young girl who was going to Cathedral High School here in New York City. She brought us a number of black and white drawings of the saints, all of them working. We were delighted with them. They were exactly what we wanted, as Peter Maurin’s concept of man as a co-creator with God, 'little less than the angels,' born with duties to perform the corporal and spiritual works"
This is good stuff. People that can't pay their bills buying new $300 shoes every week. Get your priorities in order!
Jean Donovan - lay person, volunteer missionary with Maryknoll- worked with the poor and with refugees- murdered in 1980 by military death Squad in El Salvador
This is one of the reasons I think Ronald Reagan was one of the best presidents in my lifetime.
"Working for the poor rather than with the poor." Fascinating nuanced podcast re: TOMS Shoes model.
Anna Borkowska - Justa de las Naciones
Anna Borkowska - Justa de las Naciones. Cuando comenzó la matanza de judíos en Vilna, Borkowska abrió las puertas de su convento a un grupo de 17 miembros de los movimientos clandestinos pioneros judíos sionistas