Marie-Helene Mathieu: A Life Devoted to the person with intellectual disabilities9 september 2015
The inspiring story of the founder of Faith and Light released on the English edition of Aleteia !
Forty-five years ago, a family with two severely disabled sons could not find a group willing to let them join in a pilgrimage to Lourdes, France. Undaunted, the parents of Thaddee and Loic decided to go themselves, but the only hotel that would take them, insisted they only eat in their rooms so as to not disturb the other patrons. Several staff and guest remarked that the trip would not mean anything to the two boys; that the whole endeavor was a waste...
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