Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! 2017-2018

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It will be Christmas in a few days.  My kids and I are very pleased to take this opportunity to wish you Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. May Emmanuel bless you, your family and everything that you are undertaking! Let us pray for each other! Father Andre Sylvestre Here are some overview pictures of the…



Happy Thanksgiving – Update on the Orphanage, November 2017

by olph_orphanage

Hello everyone, I hope that my email will find you all and your family very well.  I know that you are preparing a Thanksgiving party.  I wish you Happy Thanksgiving. From my side, I am fine, thanks to God.  My kids and my parishioners are fine too.  I am pleased to send you an update…



Current Status and Future Plans – update from volunteer – 6/30/17

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There are 36 children currently at the OLPH orphanage on a campus of 17+ acres, the majority of which is in agricultural use. The two buildings in the aerial photo below and partially completed and functioning are the residential unit (rear) and K-6 school (foreground) The children live in the Residential Unit in one 4-room…



Orphans learn to share in time of need – Fr. Andre – 11/19/16

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Dear friends, It has been raining in the North of Haiti for about 3 weeks. The entire Village of Plaine du Nord was flooded on Thursday night of November 17. The new orphanage was flooded too because it is located in the municipality of Plaine du Nord. But, thanks to God, everybody is safe at…



Construction started -update from Fr. Andre – 12/23/13

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Dear friends, I am very pleased to take this opportunity to inform you that the construction of the orphanage is finally started. The engineers made the first steps on December 7 and they came back on December 18 with another engineer topographer to complete the studies of the site for the construction of the orphanage.…