Life as a missionary in Peru brings Abigail Schreiner 
closer to God and gives her life direction and peace


News from the Diocese
Life as a missionary in Peru brings Abigail Schreiner 
closer to God and gives her life direction and peace - When Abigail Schreiner, from Athens, first came to Peru in 2013 as part of a pilgrimage, God showed her the dignity and beauty of the South American country. “I was just awestruck by everything I saw and the people I met,” says Abigail. “I felt a very big attraction to this country and the people. It intrigued me.” Along with her mother and the Wisconsin pilgrims, Abigail spent time at Casa Hogar Juan Pablo II Orphanage in Lurin, Peru. It was there that she felt a great impact. Even after returning to life in Athens, Abigail found Peru still pulled on her heart....Read More
News from the Pope: 
Pope prepares to mark the “Pardon of Assisi” - Pope Francis this week embarks on a short pilgrimage to mark the 8thcentenary of the “Pardon of Assisi,” a feast which commemorates the establishment of a plenary indulgence for all who pass through the chapel where the Franciscan order was founded....Read More
News from the Church: 
‘Go Away, Satan,’ French Priest Declared Before Being Killed by ISIS Terrorists ROUEN, France — During Tuesday’s funeral Mass for Father Jacques Hamel, who was killed last week by Islamic State terrorists, the archbishop of Rouen recalled that Father Hamel tried to push away his murderer with his feet, saying twice, “Go away, Satan.” Archbishop Dominique Lebrun interpreted this as Father Hamel expressing his “faith in man, created good, but grasped by the devil.”....Read more