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February 21, 2016

[Episcopal News Service –Terrier-Rouge, Haiti] On a recent February morning a young Haitian man riding high on a John Deere tractor tilled the fields, readying them for the first planting of the year at the St. Barnabas Center for Agriculture, an Episcopal college located on 475...

January 12, 2016

By: The Public Affairs Office

On the sixth anniversary of the earthquake that devastated Haiti, Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry issued the following:

 

Six years ago today, a tremendous earthquake of historic magnitude shattered the lives of Haitian mothers, fathers,...

January 12, 2016

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] On the sixth anniversary of the earthquake that devastated Haiti, Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry issued the following:

Six years ago today, a tremendous earthquake of historic magnitude...

December 9, 2015

[Episcopal News Service] Ashley Bingaman, a music teacher from Virginia, served as a missionary in Haiti from 2012-2014 with the Episcopal Church’s Young Adult Service Corps program.

“We’re not called to go be the savior. We’re not called to go be the hero,” she says. “We are...

July 29, 2015

[Episcopal News Service] More than five and a half years after a catastrophic earthquake destroyed Holy Trinity Cathedral in Port-au-Prince, on July 20 workers began cleaning the site, sectioning off the work area, removing bricks, terracotta tiles, sections of the cathedral’s walls...

January 11, 2015

[Episcopal News Service] Students filled the primary and secondary school classrooms at Trinity Cathedral complex in Port-au-Prince, music students continue training in what was a convent, and a covered, temporary worship space has been constructed on the grounds, all signs of life noted by...

March 10, 2014

Even prior to the 2010 earthquake, students at the Episcopal Diocese of Haiti’s St. Vincent’s Center for Handicapped Children in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, stretched the space available at the school. Rebuilding plans call for more classrooms. Photo: Mary Frances Schjonberg...

January 9, 2014

Casera Bazile’s Baptism of Our Lord mural, which he painted inside the Episcopal Diocese of Haiti’s Holy Trinity Cathedral in Port-au-Prince, in 1951 was one of three of the original 14 murals which, in part, survived the Jan. 12, 2010, earthquake that leveled the...

January 9, 2014

[Episcopal Relief & Development] As the anniversary of the Jan. 12, 2010 earthquake approaches we are reminded of people’s painful losses as well as their long journey toward recovery.

M. Vernet, 63-year-old man, widower, looks through the window of his...

December 11, 2013

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has asked The Episcopal Church to remember the Diocese of Haiti on the fourth anniversary of the earthquake on January 12.

“I urge all Episcopalians to pray and...

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