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    Devoting, charitable, and loving are three elements that describe Mother Teresa. Many people know that Mother Teresa was a holy person, but she was so much more. As a well known religious figure, Mother Teresa showed people that they should care and love everyone. Her legacy shows us that anyone is capable of loving and being kind to any person. Mother Teresa received her call to change and she soon answered it. She was born August 27th, 1910 in Skopje, Macedonia as Agnes Gonxha Bojaxiu, and

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    Saint Katharine Drexel

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    for Indians and African Americans. Because of her strong desire to imitate Saint Francis, she relinquishes her vast inheritance towards the building of countless schools, hospitals, and institutes for the needy. Katharine's life of immeasurable charity is characterized by her virtues of compassion, piety, and perseverance. Katharine's boundless compassion is highlighted especially by her caring nature and her devotion to God's service. As an affectionate daughter, Katherine cares for each of

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    Did you know Teresa of Avila was very influential in the Roman Catholic Church? She had a very successful life as a nun. Teresa practiced mental prayer which impacted society. Her career was extraordinary alongside her contributions to the world. “The important thing is not to think much, but to love much.” -Teresa of Avila This quote as well as many others, proves that she was a strong believer in love too. Teresa always had a spotlight on others and religion. Teresa of Avila was welcomed

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    Saint Clare of Assisi After many hours of scrolling through many different saints, one specific saint stood out to me. Her name was Saint Clare. After reading her story I knew that she was the right saint for me. Confirmation is a very important sacrament so I wanted to choose the best saint possible. I feel that Saint Clare was the best Saint for me. Saint Clare was born on July 16, 1194 in Assisi. She was born into a wealthy family but she did not live that way for long. When she was eighteen

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    To Freely Give. “Freely have you received; freely give. (p.11)” Saint Katherine Drexel heard our Lady’s voice while in Rome. This essay will talk about how Saint Katharine Drexel freely gave what she had freely received. The first paragraph will show how she founded missions. The second paragraph will be on Xavier University. In the last paragraph, one will learn how her schools helped people. Saint Katharine Drexel used her fortune to build mission schools, churches, and to hire priests, to

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    After she saw India’s poor and had an epiphany, Mother Teresa heroically devoted her life to serving the needy. As she opened many clinics and shelters, Mother Teresa demonstrated that she had the capacity to serve. She possessed a moral objective and brought “solar light” into the world. According to Joseph Campbell, these characteristics would contribute to her achieving the status of a hero. In his book, The Power of Myth, Campbell states that a hero must undergo a transformation

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    Habitat For Humanity We were asked to "Research an International Non-Governmental Organization” that works on behalf of human rights issues. So I chose Habitat for Humanity they have been working around the globe to provide housing, stability and community development because they view those needs as human rights. The mission of this organization from their website states: "At Habitat for Humanity, we build. We build because we believe that everyone, everywhere, should have a healthy, affordable

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    Mother Teresa was a Roman Catholic Nun who devoted her life to God and helping those who were less fortunate. Although she spent time all around the world, Mother Teresa was known for her work in Calcutta. Furthermore she also founded the Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta. She had been recognized numerous times for her work in attempting to overcome distress in our world by helping those less fortunate. Her “Love Begins at Home” speech was given after her Nobel Peace Prize Award, giving gratitude

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    “Do not put all your trust in any human being, but place all your confidence in God.” This was the main faith of the house of the poor, a Catholic school and boarding home for poor girls on the street. Catherine McAuley created the ‘House for the Poor’ Sister school because of her beliefs and she was once on the street herself. This essay will give a brief overview of her life, her hardships and her achievements. It will then explain how she responded to the needs of her community at the time and

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    Matthew Hubachek ENGL-348-01. Instructor: Hochwender November 27, 2017 “Little Women:” A Pilgrimage of Faith: Annotated Bibliography Alcott, Louisa May. Little Women. Roberts Brothers, 1868. Little Women tells the story of the lives March sisters: Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy. As They, grow up in Plumfield, with their mother during the Civil War. Throughout the course of the novel the sister face meaning hardship, and throughout the novel they must learn to overcome. Some these hardships include; Jo selling

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    Mother Teresa Hero

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    Teresa, Brainy Quotes). Mother Teresa, known for her great achievements in work with the dying and the poor, was born on August 26, 1910, in Skopje, Macedonia. Not only did she help those dying or poor, she also took mission trips and donated to charities. In most of her life she grew up and lived in Skopje Macedonia, but travelled a lot to places like Ireland, India, and Italy. Although she wasn’t married, she occupied her time well by always caring for others. Unfortunately, things took a turn for

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    Background Information St Clare of Assisi was born in 1193 to a very wealthy family in Assisi, Italy . Due to Clare’s father Favorino Scifi was the representative of ancient roman family . At an early age she became devoted to her church and after years discouraged her family to follow her dream of a long life of devotion to her church . Of fear of her father looking for her he spent years changing her accommodation between convents . With help of St Francis she established a religious order called

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    She is mostly suspected of finding charity important because it is the generosity towards the suffering. The Sisters of Mercy have aided largely in the help for those who were denied education, and who were destitute in their daily lives. By caring for donating to those who suffered from extreme poverty, Catherine McCauley and the Sisters of Mercy embodied charity as a means to live out their life’s purpose. Charity is also important for the everyday Catholic, because we are

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    Saint Gemma

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    Contents A brief history of Saint Gemma 2 Where was Saint Gemma based 3 Why do we admire and acknowledge saint Gemma in the 21st century 3 The legacy that Saint Gemma has left behind 5 Why I chose to do my project on Saint Gemma 5 Bibliography 5 Plagiarism check 5   A brief history of Saint Gemma Saint Gemma was born on the 12th March 1878 in Italy. In May 1885, while praying for her sick mother at Mass, Gemma heard an inner voice asking ‘Are you willing to give your mother to me? ’‘Yes,’ she replied

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    Music as we know it today has been influenced by many different types of musical genres and as different types of music develop over time, at least some remanence of the past stays present in the music. What is usually forgotten in this process is who helped influence the development of that music along the way. The following will discuss one of those musical influences by discussing who exactly was Hildegard of Bingen, what impact did she have on music, and analyzing one of her compositions called

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    Quarter Book Report Mother Seton and the Sisters of Charity In the book Mother Seton and the Sisters of Charity the author Alma Power-Waters transports the reader to nineteenth century America where Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton and the Sisters of Charity created the first Catholic parochial school in America. In her journey to establish this great institution St. Elizabeth palpably demonstrated her virtues of charity, courage, and selflessness. Charity, Mother Seton’s most prominent attribute is exemplified

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    On the feast of the Epiphany, January 6, 1256, in Eisleben, Thuringia (located in Holy Roman Empire), Gertrude was born. At the young age of four [1] Gertrude joined monastery school at the monastery school of St. Mary at Helfta, under the direction of abbess, Gertrude of Hackeborn. Gertrude may have been offered as a child oblate to the Church by devout parent, but there is also a strong possibility that the joined the monastery school as an orphan. St. Mechtilde, younger sister of the Abbess Gertrude

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    There are many important reasons why kind words are a significant aspect of our lives. There are three specific reasons kind words are significant, these include: kind words bring individuals to Christ, can influence others for the better, and can lift someone up out of the darkness and hate that unkind words contribute. Unlike kind words, unkind words hurt others, keep them away from Christ, and overall influences them do evil and be wicked. Unkind words have gotten me into many unfortunate and

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    Firstly, Lopez spends multiple hours helping charities. George would go to his friend’s house and help make the warm food early and come home. He is giving effort by getting up and giving his time. Secondly, George has supported over twenty-three charities. Lopez speaks at the National Kidney Foundation about his condition he has. He also supports many other charities. He is having effort by showing up to those charities and donating money to help these people that really need it.

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    “Food waste is an atrocity that is reducible, if not completely avoidable.” -Stephen Hough a famous composer once said. Food is a precious item many people do not have access to. Yes, you may have a surplus amount of food, but one should think about how much of that food do you waste. That food could go to the poor, unassuming and haggard people in society. Food can be bought and wasted because of the ample amounts bought. Although, one may not give to the poor people of the world, food can be gone

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