Grace Smyth - Don Bosco, Heart of Youth Ministry Award
This woman is a leader in her community, leading with grace, generosity, kindness and wisdom. She is selfless and is always willing to do what is needed, often going above and beyond expectations. She is heavily involved in her parish’s youth activities, vacation bible school, youth choir, is involved in the Challenge movement and CCO, in addition to having led the Alpha program in her high school. On any given night, you can find her bringing calm to a chaotic situation, listening intently to what others are sharing, using her beautiful voice to bring glory to God, or simply sweeping the floor before heading out. She has emerged as a strong leader who is courageous with sharing her faith. She uses her gifts to lead and inspire others, furthering the kingdom by sharing the Gospel through living a faith filled life.
The 2019 Don Bosco, Heart of Youth Ministry Award goes to Grace Smyth of Holy Redeemer Parish.