Former Police Officer Shares Story With Students From Our Lady of Trust

This article appeared in the Canarsie Courier on Nov. 20, 2014

canarsie courier storyNew York City Police Officer Steven McDonald’s life changed in an instant. Completely paralyzed and wheelchair-bound as a result of a ruthless shooting that took place over two decades ago, McDonald visits communities all over the city to talk about being a victim of violence. He shared his heroic story with hundreds of students from Our Lady of Trust Catholic Academy last Friday morning.

Students, teachers, Rev. Msgr. John Delendick, Pastor, and Principal Arlene Barcia welcomed McDonald, who delivered a powerful message at St. Jude’s Church. Go to Complete Article