This month’s Good Samaritan is Mary Peeters, a registered nurse, gardener and promoter of social justice in her parish, Holy Cross in Butler.
Marlyn Beaudine’s efforts include delivering wheelchair bags, installing access ramps, making rosaries and providing lawn care.
We highlight new features, additions and changes in the magazine, like Catholic social teaching 101 and a focus on a local Good Samaritan.
Heeding a daughter’s plea, Bruce Gerads learned to value his faith, family and community.
Judy Hedlund of Long Prairie developed her faith during the deaths of her parents and son, working for her parish and being attentive to needs that she sees.
Kathy Fischer’s ministry of presence in her community had its roots in a story about parish nursing in a cookbook gifted to her.
Pope Francis’ encyclical “Fratelli Tutti” reminds us that we are all called to love one another, including those on the peripheries of society.
“The pope is calling every person and every society to reject this throwaway culture and recognize Christ in every person.”