Building community: new homes, baseball field rise in Dominican Republic, thanks to Mission Possible

What began in 2006 as a mission trip to rebuild a poor community -- Higuey, in the Dominican Republic -- that was devastated by a hurricane has evolved into an ongoing community-building ministry. St. Ambrose Parish in Brunswick, led by its pastor, Father Bob Stec, organized the first trip. For several years, more than 150

The Relief in Being Wrong

by Joe Ertle, missionary As our two teams of Mission Possible slowly settles back into life here at home, a number of missionaries took the chance to reflect on the many blessings and joys they have experienced here at home and while in the Dominican Republic. A common feeling amongst the missionaries was the extreme

Winter 2018 Newsletter

DOWNLOAD PDF: Winter 2018 Newsletter Regalo de Dar..."Gift of Giving" Help those in need who are facing life-threatening conditions. Regalo de Dar is Spanish for the “gift of giving.”  Some of our high school and college-age mission team members have set the pace and reminded us of the real ‘reason for the season.’ They’ve just

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