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Hi I'm Sarah Ann Krakowiak

I grew up in Arizona from large family. I am a Mormon. I am deaf

About Me

I am deaf, I have three brothers and six sisters. I graduated from Arizona State for the deaf and the blind.. I was ASL Tutor at Northwest Pima Community College for 7 years.. I love to do cannery and reading. I am a mom, my beloved husband, James and I are proud of our four wonderful children. Our children s names are Jarvis, Caroline, Kristin and Kama. Now, we have seven grandchildren, their names are Abby, Braiden, Kambrie, Caleb, Dayson, Emma and Callum. They are wonderful and exciting grandchildren. James and I are married for 41 years.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in large, LDS family but I don't understand full of gospel until my mom asked me if I have faith, I told her that I was not sure about faith. She asked me if I believe in Jesus Christ, I said yes. Mom said that I do have faith, It got me that I better to do something with my faith. Nathan and Wendy Van De Graaff helped me and challenged me to read wonderful Book of Mormon, I made it!! I am truly Mormon. I know that Book of Mormon is true, we have true prophets on earth. I know that our Heavenly Father hears my prayer. I know that Jesus Christ is Savior and He loves all of us.

How I live my faith

I had different callings, visiting teachers, teachers, seminary teacher, Sunday School teacher church woman s president, first r and second counselors. I was seminary teacher to teach two wonderful youths, Chad Kennedy and Seychelle Van De Graaff for two and half years.

What is the difference between attending a church and attending a temple?

Sarah Ann Krakowiak
we are attending a church to meet to pray to our Heavenly Father because we are His children. We study scripture to become like our Savior, Jesus Christ, partake of sacrament to remember Jesus s Atonement and help us become better person. Temple are sacred ordinances for eternal life help us our worthy covenant and we obey our God s commandments. Show more Show less

How can we increase our faith in Jesus Christ?

Sarah Ann Krakowiak
We increase our faith in Jesus Christ by going to church and temple, reading wonderful scriptures and help us to become better people. Show more Show less

What is the Atonement of Jesus Christ? Why was it necessary for Jesus Christ to sacrifice His life?

Sarah Ann Krakowiak
I know that Jesus Christ loves us so much, He did do atoning for our sins, we can repent our sins that help us feel His love and forgive us. We can go back to live with our Heavenly Father. Show more Show less

Why are Mormons asked to donate 10% of their income to their Church?

Sarah Ann Krakowiak
Tithing is helping our budget better and obey Lord s law. It gives happiness and blessings. I show my love for Lord. Show more Show less