Here, Fr. Miguel gives a homily to Daisy and her fellow first communicant, all by themselves on the steps to the sanctuary. The bishop had him slated to talk about the annual appeal (money) but he wanted to be sure to include the girls. This was the best way. The best.
Daisy with Miss Bridget from school. At the party afterwards, I looked around and was stunned by how many strong women have taken Daisy into their hearts--Bridget, two sisters from the parish, her godmother, and so on. It's really heartening.