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Standing just inside the doorway of his home in a black button down shirt tucked into navy blue trousers, 11-year-old Oscar Rojas greets his teacher Gerardo Ixcoy in Santa Cruz del Quiche, Guatemala, on July 15. “Teacher Lalito only comes for a little while to teach me, but I learn a lot.” (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
A teacher in Guatemala relies on his bicycle to be his transportation and his classroom. Each day he pedals among the cornfields of Santa Cruz del Quiché to give individual instruction to his sixth-grade students.
Reflecting on how he could help promote racial justice and goodwill, an unemployed Minnesota father was inspired to find a way to feed those who are assisting their fellow brothers and sisters.
A priest's selfless act of donating a kidney has allowed a mother to lead a normal family life.
Pandemic or not, the work of providing care and assistance for others continues with members of the Focolare movement helping Venezuelan migrants in Columbia.
U.S. Redemptorist Father Joe Maier blesses a woman during Thai New Year festivities in 2018 at his Mercy Centre in Bangkok. The 80-year-old priest has been working in the slums of Bangkok for more than 40 years. (CNS photo/courtesy Tibor Krausz) 
A Redemptorist priest, Father Joe Maier, reflects on his nearly 50 years as a missionary in Bangkok, Thailand.
Volunteers work in the gardens on Saturday mornings and produce is donated to the local St. Vincent de Paul food pantry.