Immaculee Ilibagiza came to Saint Maximilian Kolbe Parish in West Chester for her The Treasure of Our Faith with Immaculee retreat on Friday October 11th and October 12th. Immaculee is a writer and motivational speaker whose path began during the 1994 Rwandan genocide where she and seven other women spent 91 days huddled silently together in the cramped bathroom of a local pastor’s house. She spoke on how her faith guided her during that time and allowed her to forgive those who killed her family. (Video by Sarah Webb)
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