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How St. Jean Bosco School Changed My Life

Fr. Randy     Nov 22, 2017 7:37:00 AM

Any teacher will tell you - the task of forming young minds and hearts is not an easy one. It involves long days of being attentive, engaged, and enthusiastic, only to come home to long nights of grading and planning. It means giving everything you have to instill a love of the truth in one’s students, and encouraging them to...


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Why We Need School Sponsors: An Interview with Fr. Bavon

Fr. Randy     Nov 15, 2017 7:40:00 AM

Recently, we sat down with Fr. Bavon, the pastor of the only Catholic parish in Bois de Laurence, Haiti. We asked him to share his experience as a native Congolese serving as a missionary in Haiti, particularly his work as president of the St. Jean Bosco school. When listening to Fr. Bavon, it’s difficult not to be moved by...


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How to Change a Haitian Child’s Life with What You Spend on Amazon Prime

Fr. Randy     Nov 9, 2017 7:45:00 AM

Most of us don’t think twice about spending $10 a month on subscription services like Amazon Prime, Netflix, or Spotify Premium. $120 just isn’t a ton of money — most of us don’t even notice it coming out of our bank account, especially when we spend it over the course of a year.

You know what else cost just $120 annually? A...


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Help Provide Education to Children in Haiti This Thanksgiving Season

Fr. Randy     Nov 7, 2017 3:54:01 PM

#GivingTuesday is one of the biggest global giving days of the year. It occurs on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving which follows two of the biggest shopping events of the year, Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

This #GivingTuesday we are in need of 28 sponsors to support 28 of our students at St, Jean Bosco School in Haiti for $10...


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5 Ways Americans Can Make a Difference in Zambia This Year

Fr. Randy     Oct 4, 2017 7:36:00 AM

Zambia does not make it into the evening news in the United States very often. In part, this is because unlike most of its neighbors, Zambia is politically stable in that it has avoided the war and social upheaval common to African countries in postcolonial times. This political stability is sadly not the whole story when it...


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Missionhurst Missionaries build Catholic communities in frontier situations: places where the gospel is not preached or lived. This blog is about their work in the four corners of the globe, and their holistic work in four areas of focus: relief and healthcare, socio-economic development, education, and pastoral work.

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