Saint John’s Yahir, Volunteers His Time

Yahir or better know on campus as ‘YaYa’ is always volunteering for everything, he helps at Saint Vincent de Paul delivering food boxes or straighten out the pantry, and serves as an altar boy. On the days he’s not helping as an altar boy, he goes to sing with the choir. Yahir is always willing to help others and putting others needs before his own.  

Q. Tell us about your volunteer work at school?

A. I volunteer whenever I have time or when I don’t have anything to do for example on Saturdays.  I go to volunteer at St. Vincent De Paul.

Q. What does being an altar boy entail?

A. Being an altar boy means to serve God by helping the priest at every mass.  All altar servers assist the priest in various things during the mass, some carry the cross, with holding the book for the priest, getting the altar ready for communion, bells.

Q. You are involved in sports also tell us about that?

A. Right now I play soccer in our school soccer club were we learn how to get better at soccer and how to be the best we can be as a team.

Q. What is Eagle of the month?

A. Eagle of the Month means that you have accomplished the pillars of the month in your class.  There are five pillars Mind, Heart, Hope, Zeal, and Family.

Q. You are involved in A LOT, what is your favorite thing to do? 

A. My favorite is to help at St. Vincent De Paul were we make food boxes, then we deliver them to those in need.  We get to take them food, plus pray with them or just simply visit them.

Q. If you could anywhere in the world where would you go?

A. I would like to go to Charlotte, North Carolina because that is where my favorite football team is.

Yahir is in the sixth grade at Saint John Vianney Catholic School

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