What we can learn from Martin de Porres, who made philanthropy personal -- charity in small ways, not grand PR-attracting gestures, with heart and hands.

"'Brother Martin,' writes the biographer of St. Martin de Porres, a Peruvian mulatto who lived during the seventeenth century, shortly after the conquistadores had done their ruthless and efficient work, 'was no philanthropist, no humanitarian.'" -- Anthony Esolen, Touchstone