p(image-right). !/assets/137075/anne_attea_icon.jpg(Anne Attea)! “The love of charity is the form of faith.” Though Thomas Aquinas penned these words, Anne Attea ’86 has certainly lived them. For the past year, Attea has been the Director of el Hogar de Niños del Amor de Patricia, a home caring for abandoned, abused, and neglected children in Guatemala. Attea and her team provide these children with love and stability, as well as food, shelter, clothing, medical and dental care, music, fun, and education.
p(image-right). !/assets/136746/sheldon_dutes_icon.jpg(Sheldon Dutes ’07)! For many journalists, working at NBC’s 30 Rockefeller Plaza is the thing of dreams. For Sheldon Dutes ’07, it’s a dream come true. Dutes’ hard work and charisma earned him a job at the NBC affiliate in New York, giving him the opportunity to walk into that famed “30 Rock” at the beginning of every workday.
The healing power of music, the joyful celebration of faith—Teach Bhríde (the House of Brigid) seeks to enrich these elements of the Notre Dame spirit in a people who helped form this institution’s mission and heart: the Irish themselves. The House of Brigid began in 2009, when recent graduates of Notre Dame, aided by generous donors from the Notre Dame community and the Notre Dame Folk Choir, started a yearlong service program to assist in spiritual ministry and liturgical music in the Catholic Church in Ireland.
Behind the mask, the cape, and the suit of every superhero stands a seemingly ordinary individual blessed with an incredible gift. Behind Captain America stands Stephen McFeely ’91. The English and goverment major is part of the screenwriting duo behind the _Captain America_ movies, the _Narnia_ trilogy, and _Pain & Gain_, as well as the Primetime Emmy Award-winning biopic _The Life and Death of Peter Sellers_.