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Photography by Wayne Carter

Nicholas Smith

For The Poor

Nicholas Smith, a seven (7) year old student from St. Theresa School here at our Parish, sold some mangoes from the mango trees in his back yard and made some money from his little mango stand. He, on his own, went to his mother and stated he wanted to give the money to the poor. He placed the money in the envelop, stapled it together, and labeled it, "For The Poor". His mother then brought him to the Parish Office with his sister Daniela to donate the proceeds of his business venture. Fr. Piotr Paciorek greeted the young man and his family, and was very touched by this young man's' gesture of humility. Members of staff were in awe that young Nicholas thought of others who are less fortunate, and not himself. His demonstration of thoughtfulness and kindness not only warmed our hearts, but gives us all hope. Truly a wonderful example of God's love among us.