Monthly Archives: March 2011

Beginnings

There are many people who have made it possible for people of the Diocese of  Pittsburgh to support the orphanage, hospital and school in Patzún, Guatemala. These two, Padre Justi and Sara Merdes, are foundations on which all the rest … Continue reading

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Contrasts

 This Señora lives 100 meters or so from San Bernardino. The simple loom is how she feeds her family. There are two sparsely furnished rooms for sleeping with a separate, unvented kitchen. Water is drawn from the well and there are … Continue reading

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Lenten mission project 2011

Holy Sepulcher CCD students focus Lenten giving on the San Bernardino mission school in Patzún, Guatemala. For the first time the 1,100 students of San Bernardino have a proper chapel for Mass and other services. It lacks the basics, like … Continue reading

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