Teaching Virtue Through Stories
Cielo Topper has the desire to teach and be with others since she was a child in Monterrey, Mexico. She responded to the call with humility and began telling simple children’s stories to help kids in her community learn valuable life lessons.
Watch the video of Cielo’s story of encounter (3:18).
A McDonald’s, a homeless man and a hug
While in formation for the Permanent Diaconate, Greg Hall had an incredibly unexpected experience while in a drive through at a McDonald’s restaurant in Chile. At the age of 46, Greg’s subtle kindness and awareness of serving a homeless man requesting to get something to eat allowed him to have an encounter of a lifetime – one that still brings him to tears. Read the full story.
Watch the video of Greg’s story of encounter (4:22).
Finding Hope in Loneliness
Nicole Driscoll tells the story of how she found hope in spite of the loneliness she felt in her single life. Encounters with Christ in her loneliness led her to a deeper understanding of God’s mystery, creativity and providence. Read the story.
Watch the video of Nicole’s story of encounter (5:07).