Tuesday, May 24, 2011

"Our Faith Doesn't Give Us Answers, It Gives Us Courage"

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