From December 7, 2020 Yesterday I received an e-mail from my friend Fr. André Cirino. He is a Franciscan priest living in Mount Vernon, New York. Last week he was responsible for raising $500 for Santa Chiara from a Secular Franciscan Fraternity in New York.
From December 6, 2020 I desperately need silence. The noise in my head is nonstop. Can’t stop thinking about the kids and the lunatic fringe of the staff—children in grownup bodies—and the irrational things they say that are in reality contrary to their own interest.
From December 5, 2020 Yesterday, Patrick took Vanderson to the orphanage run by a pastor, where he will join another SCCC Alum, Isidore. The staff bought new clothes for Vanderson’s new start in life.