By Sister Mary McCauley, BVM
By 9:00 a.m. on Thursday morning the “Nuns on the Bus” arrived at New Horizon Presbyterian Church in Council Bluffs, IA. We were greeted warmly by a number of Mercy and Notre Dame Sisters from Omaha, as well as supportive and curious residents of Council Bluffs.
Sister Claudia Robinson, the Director of Interfaith Response welcomed us. A number of the people present were long-time volunteers for this service agency, whose major goal is to prevent homelessness.
Sister Simone then introduced the Iowa Bus Riders, explaining the reason for this ten-state tour. Those assembled resonated with the focus of our tour…that we are about living the Constitution…that our bus ride is about “We the People have the Power! We the People have the privilege and...