“I Have Run the Race. I Have Kept the Faith.”
It was easy to see why St. Paul’s well-known words appeared on t-shirts that runners got after finishing the first annual Freedom Run on July 4. The run started the Sisters of Life’s first annual Life Fest in Stamford, Conn.
Sister Mary Karen, the superior at Villa Maria Guadalupe there, described how the inspiration for the race came from Brother Simon Dankoski of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal while a group was planning the Life Fest to coincide with the close of the Fortnight for Freedom.
Questions like "How do I show I’m for religious freedom?" and "How do I tell people where I stand?" prompted the plan for the Freedom Run....READ MORE