West Side Boutique Coordinator Nancy Robert read an article about Emilie Fancett, a 13-year-old girl who collects and gives away rosaries. She reached out to the girl’s mother, Brenda, about making some rosaries available to soup kitchen patrons.
|Brenda and Emilie|
Nancy was thrilled, but she couldn’t help but wonder: Why the love for the rosary?
It all started with Vacation Bible School at St. Patrick-St. Anthony Church in Chadwicks, where then-8-year-old Emilie received a goodie bag. Inside was a rosary.
It was a curious thing for her, being raised a Presbyterian. “Do I wear it as a necklace?”