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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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    “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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    “Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier” (Mother 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

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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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    Midterm Part III: Catherine McCauley Essay 200 years from present day, Catherine McCauley found a passion for helping those who are left helpless and impoverished. She used compassion and her sense of duty to found the Sisters of Mercy and change the lives of a multitude of people around the globe. Founder of a plethora of Mercy schools, Catherine never faltered in her mission to provide those in need with the amount of faith and virtue that was essential in bringing hope to those she touched.

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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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    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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    Third 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

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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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    Peace 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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    Bob and Sherry Hollopeter, they are now retired missionaries. The Hollopeters were active missionaries in Russia from 1992 to 2007. Bob and Sherry Hollopeter first got involved in Mission work through their church. Their church, Rocky Mountain Bible Church, located in Frisco, Colorado, sent a small group of missionaries on a short, two-week mission trip to Russia. This is when, as Sherry put it, “the doors first opened in Russian” for missionaries to go. The Calling When asked how they were called

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    Reflection on Chapter 7. In this Chapter the author broached the subject of tips and bribery. I had had a little introduction into this subject when Steven Height taught presented this topic in one of my other missions classes, however, Hale puts yet another angle on this topic. I had never thought about tipping a waitress, baggage man, or taxi driver as the same as tipping a customs agent in order to ensure your luggage ended up where you wanted it to. I ran into this whole idea this summer when

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    Language is an important part of our life. Language and communication cannot separate. People use the language as a means of communication to express their ideas and feelings. They communicate either with each other using language in every social interaction; communicate with others directly or indirectly in the spoken and written form. Therefore, language is an important thing of communication in social life. In the social life, language and society are two things that support each other. It is

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    When Belgium colonized Congo, the Congolese people’s world quickly changed from the past, influencing their lives heavily. Ten to twenty-three million people died during Leopold’s rule from 1885 to 1908 (Kenneth). The Congolese people weren’t treated fairly and faced many hardships. Most Congolese people died because of King Leopold’s treatment, including war, starvation, forced labor and disease(Bland). This goes to show how poorly King Leopold treated the people and how he didn’t care about the

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    2.1. The concept of Intercultural Communication Intercultural communication is an impact between different cultures, different linguistic orgins and social groups which helps to establish contact between them and mutual understanding. Term Intercultural Communication is used to describe processes and problems which appear among different cultures, religions, educational backgrounds, ethnic and social. The lack of these contacts may led to the ignorance and unaquaintance of other cultures which

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    Mary Mitchel Slessor was an incredible, tenacious Missionary of Africa in the late 1800’s into the early 1900’s. She had a dream to become a pioneer of Africa, as she had been taught since her childhood about the Calabar mission. She had an intimate, trust relationship with her Lord, which brought her through many trials and struggles throughout the years as well as innumerable successes and joys. She was known for being an odd woman, as her independent style of life and becoming one with her new

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    Who are we? What forms one's identity? Language is a important element of culture and culture is known to be crucial definer of one's identity. Language connects people to a certain identity and allows them to communicate their ideas and values to themselves and the world... In other words language is important as it allows people to express their thoughts as well as beliefs. Language does not necessarily define one's identity and identity does not define language, however it does affect it. Depending

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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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