Theresa, 8-yr-old Chinese girl, wanted to read about her patron saint.
She was looking in Vol 1 of Saints for Young Readers for Every Day and
wondered why she couldn't find her. I explained that St. Theresa's feast
is in October which is in Vol. 2. She told me I was very smart. I gave
her the book, and she eagerly went through the contents but was confused
when she saw what she thought was Theresa's name misspelled. "Ms.
B, the book spelled it wrong!" "No, Theresa, the book gives the
French spelling, because she was born in France, and that is how you
write the name Theresa, and this is how you say it." She looked at me,
eyes wide open, and said softly, "Ms. B, I didn't know you can speak