Frances Kummer holds a Master’s Degree from Loyola Institute of Ministry in New Orleans, Louisiana. She trained as a facilitator and circle keeper and worked in Catechetical Ministry for the Archdiocese of Atlanta before moving to Washington, DC. Frances now works for the Ignatian Spirituality Project as a volunteer and as a companion in the Ambassador of Hope Program. She is a member of the Restorative Justice Committee at Holy Trinity parish in Washington, DC, as well as the St. Jean Baptiste Haiti committee. Frances is married with 4 adult children and 6 wonderful grandchildren.
As we reflect upon the examples set by Mary, Elizabeth, and Joseph, how can we emulate their mercy and hope?