Retreat leaves its life-changing mark on teachers and students

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Elizabeth “Libby” Wright Saldanha was on retreat once when she heard a phrase from God that has continued to impact her life and her role as a teacher—“Take me with you.”

“My ministry as a teacher is a role I fully believe has been entrusted to me by God,” says Saldanha, last year’s recipient of the Saint Theodora Excellence in Education Award, the highest honor for a Catholic educator in the archdiocese. “Though my classroom responsibilities are hugely important to me, I feel my most influential role lies in my calling to be a living witness to our faith each and every day.”

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