Tag: Mission trip

Witnessing youthful faith

Witnessing youthful faith

| Deacon Mickey Friesen | October 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

The first time I ever went on a mission trip was in college, when I joined a group visiting our archdiocesan mission in Venezuela. I was filled with excitement and anxiety as we embarked on this adventure of faith. I knew that mission had something to do with sharing faith, but I wondered how I would be able to communicate and bring God to Venezuela. When we finally arrived, I was surprised to find out that God was already there!

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After violent protests left them stranded in Haiti, St. Joseph mission trip team home safe

After violent protests left them stranded in Haiti, St. Joseph mission trip team home safe

| August 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dave Berg can rest a little easier these days. He — and 16 other adults he led on a mission trip to Haiti — are home after protests over a spike in fuel prices closed airports, stranding them in the Caribbean nation.

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Nonprofit hosts mission trip for Cristo Rey students

Nonprofit hosts mission trip for Cristo Rey students

| November 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Grace Strangis has a heart for children living in poverty — especially poverty in post-war environments amid broken governments. Poverty, Strangis explained, that’s tangible.

“I don’t think people understand poverty until they live it, feel it, smell it,” she said.

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