Most of us are back, with most of the cement washed off and have had a good night sleep in our own beds.   Friday and Saturday were eventful days in very different ways.Friday morning, before we left for the work site, Eduardo, the head of volunte…

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Fall Fiesta

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Join us Saturday, September 23, 2017 at Pondera Winery in Woodinville, Washington

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Lunch in Puerto Nuevo  (photo Samantha Delabruere)Roof Preparation (Photo by Christie Cardinale)Another bright and beautiful day greeted us yesterday.  After breakfast, we packed up the vans and headed to our work sites.   Again a l…

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Yesterday we  split into two groups once again.  Most of the group went to a house down near Puerto Nuevo, where we could see the ocean and benefit from the ocean breezes.  It was beautiful.  The family cried as nearly 30 of us emer…

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Yesterday, we once again split into two groups and both groups did prep work for walls and roofs.  The day was cooler than Monday which was a blessing.  I’m not sure how hot it was yesterday, but in my memory, it was one of the hottest days w…

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After a morning orientation with our Esperanza representative, Eduardo,  we were split into two groups and headed to our work sites.   I will have to get a report from the other group but I do know that both groups did digging and setting of …

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Yesterday we spent the day soaking in a bit of Mexican culture.  We started with Mass at the little chapel run by Esperanza’s good friend Fr. Jaime.   He welcomed us warmly and gave a one minute synopsis of his homily in English.  He tal…

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Everyone arrives today and we’ll join folks from the West Coast.  The group is called “The East-West Group.”   Please pray for us.  We’ll do our best to blog here and keep you up to date on what is happening.    Here is the lis…

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The second group sponsored by the National Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette is in the final month of preparation to head to La Gloria, BC, Mexico to build houses for those in need of human, dignified housing.From August 12-19, fifteen people will be di…

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Help construct the 1,000th Esperanza home

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