Tag Archives: children

A Boy’s Journey to Sainthood: St. Paisios the Athonite

Before the Venerable Paisios the Athonite was glorified and declared a Saint … before he was a beloved elder whose guidance countless people sought … before he was a simple monk or a carpenter or even a soldier, St. Paisios was a child. A baby boy. And like all other babies on planet Earth, he… Read More »

Fun time at the fishing village [The Return of Superman/2019.06.16]

Gunhoo and Naeun are on a walk in a fishing village. Is the air nice or what? (It’s nice!) (Should I run in the clean air?) (Barking!) What? (What? What is that sound?) (Surprise guests visited their home last week.) That’s right. He made memories with puppies. – Coco and Bori. / – He thinks… Read More »

Fatima Apparitions and the ‘Miracle of the Sun,’ 1915 – 1917

Among the most spectacular anomalies in modern history are the “Miracle” at Fatima, Portugal in 1917, and the preceding series of apparitional experiences. The Catholic Church declared the apparitions – which culminated in 70,000 spectators seeing the sun dance in the sky – genuine miracles, and established a cult around the visitations of the “lady… Read More »

Through Our Eyes: Children, Violence, and Trauma—Introduction

WILLIAM: My mother and my brother were murdered in front of me. He put the gun to my head and he had me beg for my life. I was ten–I’d just turned ten. JENNA: It’s hard to come out and say that I was a victim and that I was abused. Especially when you’re little… Read More »

15 Adults Knew of Penn State Sex Abuse, Reminds of Catholic Church

david patten insure david dot com depends state sexual abuse pedophilia scandal continues to unravel louis and i couldn’t think of any sicker hiring than the fact that accused coach jerry sandusky wrote an autobiography titled touched the jerry sandusky story which was published in two thousand one um… this is uh… it’s it’s a… Read More »

Drag Queen Story Hour offers a different kind of page-turner

JUDY WOODRUFF: And now to our “NewsHour” shares. Storybook hours often seek to entertain young children, while inspiring a love of reading. But one organization is turning the tables on who is turning the pages. The “NewsHour”‘s Julia Griffin explains. JULIA GRIFFIN: At the Adams Morgan Community Center in Washington, D.C. recently, parents and their… Read More »

Community Song (Citizenship Song) – Audio

There’s so much going on around me. Sometimes I think that it is all about me. Then I look around and see what’s in front of me. It’s you and me, we help others in need. [Techno breakdown] I am a citizen, of my society and I participate in my community. I do my part.… Read More »

Building Community, Building Hope: Fostering Hope Initiative (audio description)

[TRAIN WHISTLE BLOWS; BELL CLANGS] MAN: WELL, WE BELIEVE HERE IN OREGON THAT AT LEAST 50% OF THE KIDS THAT ARE CURRENTLY IN FOSTER CARE WOULD NEVER HAVE HAD TO ENTER FOSTER CARE AT ALL IF WE WOULD HAVE BEEN ABLE TO SUPPORT THEIR FAMILIES, TO BE ABLE TO PROTECT AND NURTURE THEM IN MEANINGFUL… Read More »

The Forgotten: The children of Marian Hall speak – The Fifth Estate

They took me from my parents, and put me in juvenile detention and that’s where I stayed. I was sent there because they couldn’t handle me anymore. And I remember believing that I had gone to jail, I was in jail now. It was a nightmare for these kids. Absolute nightmare. ♪ ♪ I remember… Read More »