Full of Hope: Baltimore

24 February 2019 at 11:45am
Chapel of Grace, St. Ignatius Catholic Community

Full of Hope: One Refugee’s Journey of Survival, Resilience, and Education

A reception with Dr. Mireille Twayigira and Jesuit Refugee Service/USA

Chapel of Grace, St Ignatius Catholic Community

740 N Calvert St., Baltimore, MD 21202

11:45AM, following 10:30am mass

Dr. Mireille Twayigira’s story is one of both survival and resilience. A refugee who had to flee from conflict, Mireille spent much of her early childhood in search of a home. After a tragic and difficult journey in which she lost her sister, mother, and grandmother, Mireille found hope through education. Mireille received an education through Jesuit Refugee Service at Dzaleka camp in Malawi, which led to a scholarship to medical school in China. Now Mireille, who says she was “meant to serve others,” uses her medical degree and her story to help others heal and maintain hope.

Join Jesuit Refugee Service/USA and St. Ignatius Catholic Community in Baltimore to hear Mireille’s inspiring story and what can be done to ensure more children forced to flee from crisis and conflict can receive an education and an opportunity for a hopeful future.