Writer and blogger Donna-Marie Cooper O'Boyle profiled Mary's Meals in the Sept. 18 issue of OSV. Here is an excerpt of her piece:
In his 45-second acceptance speech, Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow told millions who watched him receive the CNN “Top Ten Hero” award last November that he thanked “God and Mary, the Mother of Jesus.”Could it have been the dying mother in the mud hut in southern Africa surrounded by her starving children, the boy who wanted “enough food to eat and be able to go to school one day,” the suffering Bosnian war refugees, or the prodding of the Blessed Mother that ultimately ignited the fire in his heart to found Mary’s Meals, for which he received the award? More than likely, it was all of the above.
Read the rest of OSV's Mary's Meals profile.
And Rome Reports also recently highlighted the work of Mary's Meals, particularly the charity's efforts to bring relief to people facing famine in the Horn of Africa: