The Deacon's Bench

The Deacon's Bench

“I want to tell them there is hope…”

The words of remarkable young lady named Ashley Torrenti, a 6th grader at a Catholic school in Flushing, Queens.

Her parents were going to throw her a big birthday party. But she decided, instead, to send the money to Haiti.

She was featured on a regular segment we have on “Currents” called “I Witness.” “I Witness”  profiles ordinary Christians telling their own faith story in their own words.

But I think you’ll agree: Ashley’s story is anything but ordinary.

Take a look.

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posted February 1, 2010 at 12:08 pm

If there is any doubt that Christ is in each of us, just look at Ashley. Christ shines from within her. God bless her.

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Janet in Toronto

posted February 1, 2010 at 5:36 pm

Thanks for linking to this…it’s beautiful and inspiring.

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