A SMALL DISH OF
IS ALL THEY ASK FOR
WE CARRY GOD'S LOVE
TO PLACES LIKE THIS
AND UPLIFT POOR PEOPLE
IN HIS NAME
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YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE
n a rural hillside in the southern part of our Archdiocese stands the Mother of Peace Children’s Home.
Here, up to 70 orphaned children are cared for by dedicated ‘house mothers’ – in eleven cottages, each named after a saint. Some of the cottages date back to when they were used to house workers for the sugar cane fields, and they are in dire need of a coat of fresh paint. Others, built by volunteers from Ireland in 2003, are in better condition – although they still need refurbishment to make them feel like a real home for the children.
But even more urgent are repairs to the hot water system!
A recent lightning strike destroyed the electrics in the controls and pumps between the solar panels on the roofs and the cottage geysers, many of which are also in need of replacing.
Your donation – made online right now – will help ensure that the children and their house mothers will have hot water before winter sets in. And, if there is any money left over, it will be put towards badly needed maintenance.
These children have so little … not even parents or proper families. But your caring can make sure they are safe and warm. So please will you support this important project now?
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