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Watch My Garden Grow

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Spring has sprung…as I gaze out my window and listen to birds chirp, I think about the freshness of Spring, planting my flowers and watching my garden grow. Being in my garden gives me the sense of tranquility and allows me time to reflect on life and how far I have come.

I Am Always a Little in Awe of How Fortunate I Am


I am always a little in awe of how fortunate I am. I get to work with wonderful friars committed to living the Gospel. And we see people in need every day who our fundraising efforts are helping. But I am most in awe of our donors.

The Faces of the Poor

I am always moved when I visit the House of Peace. Our guests are resilient and strong.

I Am Blessed

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Twenty-six years ago, I came to work here, this place, the House of Peace. Lots of people come here every day. People come from all walks of life. Some come to bring blessings. Some come to receive blessings.