Monthly Archive for: ‘February, 2013’

Journey of Faith

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Among the faces of Zambia are the Presentation women who took Nano’s desire to be of service anywhere in the world to heart. They claimed her vision as their own and left family and the familiar to embark on a faith journey. The Presentation women here have come from Ireland, India and the United States. They have been joined by …

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Sharing Experiences and Bridging Cultures

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As we wait to leave for the airport, I have mixed feelings. I feel sad to be leaving so many wonderful people here. The Presentation Sisters are incredible, amazing women. It has been a joy to have time to experience and get to know them. Nano must be very proud of all they are accomplishing with the Zambian people. My …

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A Living Gift into the Future

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While in Kaoma this week, we traveled to Kalundu, one of the villages Sister Virginia has been working with. A year or so ago, with the help of donors, Sister Virginia purchased a hammer mill for the village. A hammer mill is very important to a village, as everyone needs to grind their maze to make their main food called …

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Sacred Experience

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I miss paper towels, Kleenex and wet wipes.  I miss the morning paper, NPR and Good Morning America.  I miss the Sisters, convent employees and my friends.  I miss brewed coffee, instant technology and PJ (my cat).  I miss being within driving distance to my mother. Being without these things has given me the ability to focus on this African …

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