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Monthly Archives: March 2017

Life and death in a unique struggle

Here in the Haiti mission, the Lord shows us again and again how the Gospel is so real. Whatsoever you do to the poor you do to me, or when I was sick you comforted me, or when I was a baby you clothed and fed me…so many opportunities to experience the living Word in our midst. Last week, in the same house, one elder is dying and new life is born at the same time. It certainly does put life into perspective. We thank God for these moments.


 
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Posted by on March 13, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

Sr. Victoria and Madonna University students and friends make their Spring break a Mission of Mercy!

On Friday, March 3, Sr. Victoria Marie arrived with six nursing students and friends to share in our Haiti Mission with the Mother Angela Clinic and homecare nursing. As always, Sr. Victoria brought many over-the-counter medicines and vitamins, hygiene kits, and other useful items for the mission. We always enjoy our Madonna University friends who walk in relationship with our Haitian sisters and brothers. We thank them all for sharing their skills and passion for healthcare with us. 

The first few days they did healthcare assessments on the children and people in our community. Those that needed to see a doctor saw our clinic doctor, Dr. Wanitha, the following day.


Helping and assisting in the Mother Angela Clinic.




It was a blessed week of sharing and meeting the needs as they came, which is what the Felician Haiti Mission is about. Our new Felician Mission friends left on Friday, March 10. 

 
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Posted by on March 11, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

The Way of the Cross

On Friday, March 3, our children who participate in our catechesis program gathered for the Way of the Cross. Using scripture, signs and symbols, we walked the Way with Jesus, remembering His suffering and death and praying to know the way we can follow Jesus. At every station, one or a few kids participated in wearing or carrying a sign or symbol of the Way Jesus walked.


 
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Posted by on March 7, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

Workshop for Mother Angela Clinic Team

On Thursday, March 2, our friend Eric Moyer, from Orlando, Florida, came to give a 3-hour workshop on how to use a new program he designed for patient information and records for medication. This new program will be used by the Mother Angela Clinic team. Everything will be recorded on iPads and synced into a data base. This has been a long-awaited dream of ours. May God be praised for opening this new door!




 
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Posted by on March 5, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

St. Yves Church had been broken into and desecrated

On February 2, after midnight, St. Yves Church was broken into. Their tabernacle, with the sacred Consecrated hosts, was stolen, as well as musical instruments and microphones. At that moment, the church had been desecrated. The Bishop was called, as well as the priests of the diocese. The parish faithful and all priests had to pray, fast, and do reparation. The Church was closed for one month. The people celebrated Mass in other areas during this time of prayer. On March 1, Ash Wednesday, the faith community, with Bishop Launay Saturne and many priests of the diocese, came to do the purification rite of the Church. St. Yves received a new tabernacle from St. Stephen’s Parish in Orlando, Florida. The tabernacle was blessed will need to stay in the rectory. It was a beautiful celebration, and we were very blessed to be a part of it.







 
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Posted by on March 3, 2017 in Uncategorized