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My latest book is a biography of a Chilean schoolgirl Laura Vicuña (1891-1904). Her life serves as a great inspiration to all Catholics, both children and adults. Being a teacher in a Catholic school (of St. Gertrude the Great Roman Catholic Church), I have seen how essential it is to give a child Catholic education.

After Laura's father died when she was three, her family moved to Argentina to attend a Catholic school, which was taken care of the Salesian Sisters of St. John Bosco. It was a big sacrifice for her because she had to board at the school, away from her dear v