So much of what we know
of love is learned.
The Felician Center is
very proud to offer such creative learning for the 30 children who
participate in it during the school year.
The Felician Sisters and
volunteers help students with their homework, provide reading and math
enrichments in the state of the art computer lab funded by the Sisters of
Charity of SC Foundation, and provide snacks and many more enrichment
MCCullough and Patty Richardson taught the children to weave baskets to the
wonderment of all. Twisting and turning, the children created the baskets
that they said were used to “hold fruit”, “decorate tables” and “bring
smiles” to family members!
Sister Johnna, as master
gardener, involved the children in a CHILDRENS’ GARDEN sponsored by the
Felician Sisters of North America. Seeds were planted, watered and cared
for that produced lettuce, carrots, spinach, radishes and more to make
salads for a FAMILY NIGHT. It was delicious and healthy, too.
Jean Nexsen and Sister
Carol Ann offered some nutrition classes by teaching about the body, its
functions and healthy ways to eat. Each lesson included a prayer that
thanked God for the unique work of creation we all are made to be.
Retha Kelly Horne and
friends from Science South provided experiments and activities to dazzle and
challenge the thinking skills of the children. “Making blood”, “making
mozzarella cheese”, “creating a working model of the lungs” and a “battery
operated moving robot” were a few of the lessons that correlated to the SC
Donors and benefactors
provide generous gifts to purchase the necessary materials needed for such
instructions. Many wonderful volunteers work with the children to provide
such quality opportunities to learn new things. It is love that motivates
the benefactors and the volunteers to do this at Felician Center. In
return, the children and their families know that they are loved and it
keeps passing on.