The West Catholic / Catholic Central High School Spring Break Team arrived in Port au Prince this afternoon. Students and parents are enjoying some sunshine and are getting ready for the 8-hour mountain climb to Seguin tomorrow morning.
Lauren Hathaway- We washed our hair this morning!!! Good start to a good day. The smiles are more frequent and laughs are harder than ever. Before lunch we took a little break and visited the market. It’s a big event every Thursday in Seguin and it was fun to walk through, soaking… Read More »February 8, Smiles & Laughter
Maddie Sprite- I found myself laughing a lot today as I started bonding more and more with everyone here. I met some super cute kiddos that I wanna take home with me. Although we got no sleep last night because of the dogs barking and hearing mass at 5am, LOL, clinic went… Read More »February 7th
Maddie Sprite ~ I now understand my mom’s pain when she says how tired she is after working a 12-hour day on her feet! My back has never hurt worse, but my heart has never felt bigger. Knowing in the clinic that just by holding someone’s hand and comforting them… Read More »Exhausting 12-Hour Day
Lauren Hathaway- I couldn’t be happier to wake up at the crack of dawn because the world around me is already way ahead of me. The sound of roosters and dogs is mixed with laughter, the bustle of the market and happy children hurrying down the mountainside to school. I… Read More »First Impressions
The team spent Saturday at Saint Mother Teresa’s orphanage holding and playing with the babies and then spending time seeing amazing art work in Tin City. Sunday was the long drive up the mountain. They arrived at 3:00, set up the clinic, and had Mass with Fr. Gilbert who even… Read More »February 3-4
The 2018 Holy Spirit Parish Seguin Dental Team has arrived safely in Port au Prince on Friday afternoon. On the agenda for Saturday are visits to Saint Mother Teresa’s orphanage and Tin City. We wish many blessings upon their dental mission!
Bob Swanson ~ Today we wrapped up our last day of dental clinic and saw more people today than any other day. For the four and a half days of clinic we saw 561 people and pulled 647 teeth. It has been a very successful trip. My only regret is… Read More »Last Day of the Dental Clinic