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Winter Newsletter 2016

You Make the Mission Possible! Our winter newsletter is full of wonderful stories from the past several months, our recent trips, fundraisers here in Cleveland to the progress we are making in the Dominican Republic. And what comes next! DOWNLOAD: Mission Possible Winter Newsletter.PDF

Haitians seek relief in Dominican border town but find security crackdown

Dominican Republic increases security force in Dajabon, worsening tensions at border with Haiti January 23, 2015 5:00AM ET by Renee Lewis DAJABON, Dominican Republic —  Every Monday and Friday morning, the bi-national market town of Dajabon fills up. Thousands of Haitians cross the border into the Dominican Republic and line the streets of Dajabon with

Mission Possible XVI: Day 11: Transformation

Day #11 Transformation Dr. Cedeno is our really good friend in the DR.  He has a great heart for his community.  He’s a natural community leader.  Today Jake Bihari and I were invited by Dr. Cedeno to the dedication of the regional rehabilitation center.  The community raised all the money needed to create a rehab

Mission Possible XVI: Day 7: New Homes. Home Plate. Homecoming

Day #7 New Homes • Home Plate • Homecoming What a day!  That’s all I can say to sum up the day.  We had 55 eager missionaries all over the place doing all sorts of things.  The day began with some cultural immersion.  The group toured the Basilica, visited the crazy market, and the Mont Santa

Mission Possible XVI: Day 6: Three Bulbs and a Small Fridge

Day #6 Three bulbs and a small Fridge!   This evening we visited several families to interview them for the new houses.  Part of the question concern both their income and their expenses.  The common response for the electric bill was 1300 pesos – about $35.  I know that my dad would be thrilled with

Mission Possible XVI: Day 5: Thank You God!!

Day #5 Thank You GOD!! One of the locals, who helps us, has some facility in English.  One of his phrases is, “Thank you God.”  It’s somewhat engaging to hear him use this broken English phrase.  It is one that I have heard him say often.  For example, tonight it rained (literally on our picnic).  It has

Mission Possible XVI: Day 4: Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread

Day #4 Give us this day our daily bread!! Today is the Feast of Corpus Christi – the Body and Blood of Christ! While in the United States it’s a special day in the Catholic Church that will be celebrated on Sunday, here in the DR it’s a very special day when most businesses close early –