Stand with Felician Mission: Haiti
October 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm America/Chicago
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2023 | MASS 2 p.m. | RECEPTION 3-4 p.m.
Mother of Good Counsel Convent
3800 West Peterson Avenue
Chicago, IL 60659-3116
Join the Felician Sisters of North America and Felician Mission: Haiti missionaries Sr. Mary Inga Borko, Sr. Marilyn Minter, Sr. Mary Izajasza Rojek and Sr. Mary Julitta Kurek at a Mass and reception to pray for the people of Haiti, to celebrate all who have helped to care for and empower them, and to learn more about our work.
There is no charge and all are welcome! We only ask that you register (below) to help us plan accordingly. To RSVP by phone, call Caroline Martien, Donor Relations Manager at 724-462-3130.
History: When an earthquake devastated Haiti in 2010, Felician Sisters responded with compassion, solidarity and commitment to human dignity for all. Since then, our mission has worked to empower the resilient Haitian people with initiatives to provide clean water, access to health care, education, and the job skills needed to strengthen their country.
As violence escalated and targeted human aid organizations in the fall of 2022, the U.S. Embassy urged the missionary sisters to leave the country. The mission work continues thanks to the efforts of the Haitian mission staff and direction from the sisters who stay in touch with the staff and fund the supplies, salaries and living expenses of the staff.
Watch your donations at work – Follow the sisters’ blog: FelicianSistersHaiti.com
Chief Mission Advancement Officer