Jacob's Gift

Have you ever heard the phrase, “He still has his First Communion money,” meaning a person is a bit miserly? Not so for young Jacob Mehler who donated his First Communion money to Emmaus Ministries. Jacob carefully folded each dollar bill and wrote a note to Emmaus Ministries director Sister Mary Miller: “I would like to give you my First Communion money to help you.” Sister Mary said, “I am so touched by Jacob’s gift. What else can I say. He is an example for all of us.”

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