Tim Ryan ~ This was a great group for me to travel with this year to Haiti. Pause for a little disclaimer: I have never had a bad group. This team delivered water filters, purchased by the Holy Spirit School students who raised money during Advent, so families could live… Read More »Team Haiti 2017
2017 Student Team
West Catholic and Catholic Central High School
Colleen Ryan ~ August 5, 2017. Today as we passed through many sights of Haiti, it came to me, like it has on other trips, of how beautiful and inspiring Haiti is. From above on Radio Hill, Haiti is seen in its true colors as an amazing Caribbean island. This… Read More »Goodbye, Beautiful Haiti
Mary Ann Vicini ~ It is so hard to put into words the sights, sounds, smells and feelings that this trip invokes within you. I appreciate the work that Tim puts into this trip to give the team members a multi facetted experience in the hustle and bustle of Port… Read More »Visiting the Orphanage and Touring Port au Prince
The group arrived safely down the mountain, enjoyed swimming in the warm sea, and are now relaxing at the guest house. On the agenda tomorrow is visiting Mother Teresa’s Orphanage and touring Port au Prince.
Tonight most of the group is too busy to blog. Bearenger Petrella ~ Our last full day in Seguin was full of adventure. We woke up and had a great breakfast. After eating, the team loaded up the cars and headed out for ‘Ryan’s Peak.’ We drove through a forest… Read More »Last Night in Seguin
Abby Rakus ~ Today, we started off the day by attending a Catholic Mass. It was so cool seeing the Haitian people get into the music! It was awesome seeing a different perspective of our faith and how we celebrate it. Then, we headed out to the mountains to tarp… Read More »Sunday, April 2nd
Colleen Ryan ~ Today we went to hand out water filters to the citizens of Seguin. It is great to be back in Haiti and be with everyone again. It’s great to see the beautiful landscape and, most of all, the wonderful people. Walking through the mountains is always a… Read More »Delivering Water Filters
Abby Wila ~ Wednesday, March 29. Flying was fun! I lost my suitcase. We stayed in the Guest House in Port Au Prince and enjoyed goat(?), rice and beans, bread, and a jelly dessert. Then we went to bed. Thursday, March 30. For breakfast we had eggs, mango, papaya, and… Read More »First Impressions
The high school group arrived this afternoon in Port au Prince. This year as a first … Tim Ryan and his delegation were welcomed with a Diplomatic Escort. The weather is a balmy 85 degrees. Tomorrow morning they will begin their trip up the mountain to Seguin.