Power-point of inspiring people from recent times

Inspiring Individuals
Desmond Tutu
The first black South
African Archbishop
of Cape Town.
Opponent of apartheid
and Nobel Peace
Prize winner in 1984.
Corrie Ten Boom
A Dutch Christian who
because of her faith,
helped many Jews
escape the Nazi
Holocaust in World
War 2. She went
to prison for this.
Nelson Mandela
The first black South
African to be president
and a key figure
in dismantling the
apartheid legacy.
Jailed for 27 years,
he was finally released
and later received the
Nobel Peace Prize
in 1993.
The Blessed
Teresa of
‘The fruit of faith
is love, and the fruit
of love is service.’
Oscar Romero
Pope John II bestowed
upon Oscar Romero the
title of Servant of God.
“Many would like the
poor to keep on saying
it is God’s will for them
to live that way. But it is
not God’s will for some
to have everything and
others to have nothing.
That cannot be of God.”
Father Deo
Founder of Agakura,
a project that trains
young people in
agriculture. A truly
inspirational man who
has sacrificed much
in order to serve the
people of Burundi.
Mrs Maricho
Mrs Maricho gave up
everything she had to
help others and is truly
an inspirational person.
Mrs Maricho moved
to an island called
Natandol in the
She is a lone teacher
to 600 children!
Pauline Marie
Pauline Marie Jaricot
founded what would
become the world’s
largest mission support
with offices in 120
The Association
for the Propagation
of the Faith.
Don Pino
‘The things I do must
be a sign, not to turn
everything around…
that would be an illusion.
No, it’s just a sign to
encourage others,
especially the young.
I do this to be able to say
that, because there is
nothing, we want to roll up
our sleeves and build
something. And if everyone
does something, then
together we can do
so much…’
Sara from Lanarkshire
“In a world of consumerism and celebrities,
we’re always being told to be someone different.
It’s actually much more fun just to be yourself,
but fully alive, and most of that comes through
your relationships with other people. I think that’s
how God works, showing us how extraordinary
ordinary people really are.”

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