Silver 2015 / Editorial / Personality

Father Florian

  • Prizes
    Silver in Editorial/Personality
  • Photographer
    Christena Dowsett

Father Florian walks down the hallway St. Peter the Fisherman parish in Illeret, Kenya. Florian is a Bavarian prince and gave up his royal inheritance to become a Benedictine monk. For the last 10 years has been working in a remote area on the border of Kenya and Ethiopia with the Daasanach tribe. He believes in the motto “Ora et Labora” meaning “Work and Prayer” which is what he tries to impart on the local community through example.