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Bearing Light to the World’s Darkest Places

A Passion for Education: Laurette's Story

Fr. Anaclet Mukendi Mpunga     Jan 23, 2019 8:27:00 AM

The village of Bois de Laurence is located high on a mountain in Northeast Haiti, with a scattered population of about 20,000. It is a poor and remote region, lacking any meaningful infrastructure or resources. What makes Bois de Laurence special are the people. Pride runs deep in the community, and the people retain hope in...


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Offering Sanctuary in the Big City

Fr. Omer Masela     Jan 16, 2019 9:55:03 AM

Whenever I tell people I meet that I am the pastor of Christ the Savior Church, they always ask me to tell them more about the church. The reality is that our church is not very well known here.

Yet, our small parish is still making a big difference in the Catholic and non-Catholic communities around us.

One indicator of this...


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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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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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