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  • Poorest of the poor

    01/14/2010 12:50:19 PM PST · by WILLIALAL · 2 replies · 435+ views
    Dayton Daily News ^ | unknown | Mary McCarty
    In one of the world's worst slums, Cite Soleil, a school named after the daughter of Ohio Sen. Mike DeWine aspires to nourish and educate (Snip) PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti | Tucked into the western edge of this capital city is a slum so wretched and so dangerous it is strictly off-limits to U.S. government personnel. More from this series Valley missionaries continue to return to Haiti Aid workers find themselves preparing children for a future that may never come Haitians have learned to put their trust in the hands of the Lord The name, ironically, means "City of the Sun." "Nobody...
  • A Parish of Lepers [Bl. Damien Joseph de Veuster of Molokai]

    01/03/2007 2:48:37 PM PST · by Salvation · 5 replies · 757+ views
    CatholicExchange.com ^ | 01-02-07 | Mary Kochan
    Mary Kochan  Other Articles by Mary KochanPrinter Friendly Version   A Parish of Lepers January 2, 2007 January 3, 1840, was the birthday of Joseph de Veuster in Tremelo, Belgium.  Joseph was the son of farmer.  He and his brother were both training to be missionaries and Joseph's brother was assigned to go to the South Sea Islands. When his brother became ill, Joseph insisted on taking his brother's place as a missionary. He was ordained a priest, Father Damien, at Honolulu, on May 24, 1864.Of all the districts he visited on the islands, the plight of the leper...
  • Bld. Damien Joseph de Veuster of Molokai

    05/10/2006 8:36:19 AM PDT · by Salvation · 28 replies · 964+ views
    CatholicCulture.org ^ | 05-10-06 | CatholicCulture.org
    Collect:Father, help us to seek the values that will bring us eternal joy in this changing world. In our desire for what you promise make us one in mind and heart. Grant this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Recipes: » Haupia » Potato-Mac Salad» Slow Cooker Kalua Pig Activities: » Ave Maria Dear» Beautiful, Glorious» Mary Garden» May, the Month of Marymore » Salve Regina» Stella Matutina» 'Tis Said of Our Dear Ladyless Prayers: » Regina Coeli (Queen of Heaven)» May...