The latest in a line of giants,
and acclaimed with a standing ovation under the arms of Touchdown Jesus
on receiving American Catholicism's most venerable prize
, as promised, here's Sunday's Laetare Medal acceptance of the River City's own Sister Mary Scullion
RSM, founder of Philadelphia's pioneering Project H.O.M.E.
-- and, thanks to her work, a figure widely viewed
as her hometown's preeminent moral authority.
Speaking on behalf of herself and her co-founder, Joan McConnon, without any further ado, our fearless, ever-formidable "Power Nun"
....PHOTO: Joe Raymond/University of Notre Dame-30-