Everyone has a dream, especially our young people. Tchery (pronounced Jerry) is a young, 21-year-old who has been working with us the past 3 years, tutoring our children. He has a dream. He dreams of one day being a medical doctor to help his people. Tchery has just finished his high school and wants to begin studies for medicine. He was one of five who were able to pass the exam in his class. He wants to continue his education by going to the University located in Port au Prince. Tchery’s family is very poor, and there is no possibility for them to even begin to pay the entrance fee of $120, then pay $360 per semester three times a year. Would you want to help us help Tchery’s dream come true?
Monthly Archives: September 2016
On Friday, September 2, the Mother Angela Clinic went to a new chapel in the mountains called St. Andre. Every first Friday of the month, we visit the zone area of Decouze, where we bring medical care and medication to the poor. We are blessed to be able to meet the medical needs of the community in these poor places, as well as to provide continued care to them monthly. We had to travel on some difficult roads. We thank all of you who assist us in various ways to make this possible. 😊
Today, Sunday, September 4, Mother Teresa of Calcutta was declared a Saint of the Church. Everywhere throughout the world, there were celebrations marking this great grace for the Church. We, too, had the opportunity to join with the Church here in the Diocese of Jacmel to thank God for the gift of Mother Teresa with her sisters who serve in Jacmel. In Immaculate Conception Church in Zoranje, we gathered for the Eucharist and united our voices with heaven in thanksgiving for the canonization of Mother Teresa of Calcutta.
In Rome this early morning, in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis prayed in his homily, “May this tireless worker of mercy help us increasingly to understand that our only criterion for action is gratuitous love, free from every ideology and all obligations, offered freely to everyone without distinction of language, culture, race or religion. Mother Teresa loved to say, he recalled: ‘Perhaps I don’t speak their language, but I can smile.’ Let us carry her smile in our hearts and give it to those whom we meet along our journey, especially those who suffer. In this way, we will open up opportunities of joy and hope for our many brothers and sisters who are discouraged and who stand in need of understanding and tenderness.”
Lk 14: 25-33:
“Large crowds were traveling with Jesus, and turning to them he said: […] Whoever does not carry their cross and follow me cannot be my disciple. […] In the same way, those of you who do not give up everything you have cannot be my disciples.”