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Bearing Light to the World’s Darkest Places

Fotokids: Supporting At-Risk Youth Around the World

Fr. Isadore Ndjibu     Aug 15, 2018 7:32:00 AM

For more than six years, Saint Mark the Evangelist has supported the operation of a project in our parish called Fotokids. This project was begun in an attempt to offer alternative methods of expression and to youth impacted by poverty and violence. The organization’s origins and progress captured our attention, and their...

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Do You Know What Impact Just $10 Can Have in Haiti?

Fr. Randy     Nov 27, 2017 6:56:00 AM

If you’ve been following along with us as we explore the beautiful community of Bois de Laurence, Haiti, you know that for $10 a month, you can give a child the gift of a year of education at St. Jean Bosco School. However, the impact of $10 per month goes far beyond the child’s education in Haiti.

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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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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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