"The world offers you comfort. But you were not made for comfort. You were made for greatness." Pope Benedict XVI WHAT WE DID TODAY: This amazing day started with a beautiful Mass over the rising sun against the view of Benque. Being here has truly made me see God in all things even the incredible humidity. After some wonderful Belizean breakfast we headed to our schools both in Arenal and Calla Creek to teach the story of Moses and the Ten Commandments to all the children.
WHAT WE DID TODAY: This wonderful day was a long one! We started with a holy hour and mass early in the morning, praying alongside the year-long missionaries as we prepared for our catechesis. We headed out to schools at Arenal and Calla Creek, where we taught about the Creation Story with a skit, song and dance, and classroom sessions. I got to work with 9 year olds, where we prayed over and talked about Adam and Eve. I think their favorite part went afterward, though, when
WHAT WE DID TODAY: We started our day off with Mass, ate a Belizean breakfast and headed down to our first day of helping build a house for a family in Benque. When we showed up we met the family, and then we worked as a team for a few hours to construct the walls of their new home. When we got back we had a short break to relax then headed into preparing for the catechesis class that we will be holding for the primary school children. After all the fun of practicing our skit
WHAT WE DID TODAY: We finally made it to Belize! It is so amazing being in this beautiful country after praying for the people and anticipating our mission these past few months. That being said we had an adventurous sneak peak of what Belize has to offer. We started the day with Adoration and Sunday Mass in town. Shortly there after we met the year-long missionaries and had lunch with them and they were also our fundraising coaches along this process. Lunch was amazing…AL
Fred Miller Hometown: Phoenix, AZ School: Lourdes University Major: English, Marketing and Business Administration How I found out about the trip: My home parish, Most Holy Trinity What I'm anticipating to receive from this experience: I look forward to a rich experience that allows me to broaden my perspective as a growing individual and expand in my understanding of how I can best help and learn from people of different backgrounds. WHAT I'M MOST EXCITED ABOUT: I am most