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The mustard seeds that are transforming our lives…

Jesus’ disciples today also need to trust in the promise of small beginnings and in the power of grace. The kingdom contains as much mystery as a tiny seed. We see it here everyday in the Felician Haiti Mission and its growth. Many of us dream great dreams for the church and the human community; but the kingdom is ultimately God’s dream, not ours. Our role is to till and sow and then look on in wonder as God brings it to fruition. God is doing wonders here….thank you for walking with us. At times, we don’t see it; and at other times, we do. We keep trying to trust God’s mysterious actions and this is what we are finding.

 
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Posted by on June 17, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

It’s summertime!

School is finished for our kids, which means they have a lot of time on their hands. They come to us for activities and to work with the computers.

Another thing we notice is the poverty among our children. So we went into the container and gathered some clothes and flip flops. Thanks to you we can do this. Thank you for helping our kids.

 
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Posted by on June 15, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

The doorbell that rings every morning…

Every morning, the doorbell rings and another need awaits us. There are certain times of the month when the needs seem to be more, and that is when many young mothers with their babies come to our door. Around this time of the year, when it gets so hot, many of our kids suffer with skin fungus and respiratory problems. They keep us and the Mother Angela Clinic busy. There is such a need for diapers, powdered milk, and baby clothes.

The difficult thing is that many of these mothers are so young, and they have babies to care for with no fathers to help. Some of them already have four or five children to feed and clothe. Some of their kids come to us for our activities. We try our best to share the mercy and love of God, to help them have self respect and to take control of their lives. Pray with us for these young mothers.

 
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Posted by on June 14, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

Blessed oil from St. Felix of Cantalice

Sister Inga shared with the kids the story of St. Felix and the day she visited Immaculate Conception Church in Rome where St. Felix is honored. On May 18, during her time in Rome for the General Chapter, she joined other sisters for the Mass celebrating the feast of St. Felix. People were anointed with blessed oil. After Mass, Sister Inga went to the sacristy and asked for oil to share with out kids in Haiti. Each child was blessed with holy oil and received a holy card of St. Felix.

 
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Posted by on June 12, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

Welcome home Sister Inga

On Sunday, June 10, Sister Inga returned from the General Chapter and visiting her family and friends. The kids of all ages were excited and very happy to have her back.

 
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Posted by on June 12, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

We are family…

As we undertake this mission, many might wonder why we do what we do. Those who share this task will recognize us as family, and together our labor will rescue many from the power of death.

 
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Posted by on June 10, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

Kayla Donahue offers her heart for others

Kayla arrived to Jacmel on Saturday, June 2, excited about living with us and serving in the Mother Angela Clinic. For the week, she worked closely with Doctors Yves and Wanitha.

During her stay, Kayla visited homes and worked with our kids. She was a blessing and hopes to come back another time for a longer stay.

 
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Posted by on June 9, 2018 in Uncategorized