FOCUS 2017, SERVICE, SPORTS, AND FUN WITH LOTS OF PRAYERS AND HEALING

What a bless­ing it is each year to have a visit from FOCUS (Fel­low­ship of Catholic Uni­ver­sity Stu­dents). It is an orga­ni­za­tion that on more than 150 uni­ver­sity cam­puses across the US. We have been host­ing a mis­sion team visit each year for the past four years. This year we had 12 come and it was, as it has been each year, a lot of fun, a lot of heal­ing, and a lot of min­istry together. Let´s see some of the events that we have shared together dur­ing the two weeks the vis­ited us from July 7th through the 21st.

 

making_friendsbThe looks like the beg­ging of a good friendship.

We put FOCUS to work sanding and painting the chapel in Triunfo

We put FOCUS to work sand­ing and paint­ing the chapel in Triunfo

Some of the men helped get a fence started to border the chapel

Some of the men helped get a fence started to bor­der the chapel

We also delivered wood and paint to help renovate a chapel en Sudadero

We also deliv­ered wood and paint to help ren­o­vate a chapel en Sudadero

Our bishop David Aguire gave a special blessing to FOCUS before Mass

Our bishop David Aguire gave a spe­cial bless­ing to FOCUS before Mass

Fr. José María organized a sports day. Here he leads the basketball players in prayer before the games began

Fr. José María orga­nized a sports day. Here he leads the bas­ket­ball play­ers in prayer before the games began

The Volleyball turnament was also a hit or better said "a spike."

The Vol­ley­ball tur­na­ment was also a hit or bet­ter said “a spike.”

Prizes were brought from the US by the FOCUS team

Prizes were brought from the US by the FOCUS team

Trying many new types of fruit such as anona was a part of the experience

Try­ing many new types of fruit such as anona was a part of the experience

In addition to FOCUS we were also visited by an engaged couple from Ireland who know Fr. Philip from his visit there. The are Kate and Gerard.

In addi­tion to FOCUS we were also vis­ited by an engaged cou­ple from Ire­land who know Fr. Philip from his visit there. The are Kate and Gerard.

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