Diocese of Haiti



July 26, 2010

John Meacham and about a dozen motorcyclists are set to take to the open Wisconsin roads, traveling nearly 800 miles in four days to help benefit residents in Jeannette, a small mountaintop community in Haiti.

The bikers will begin July 29 at St. Alban the Martyr Church in Superior, in...

June 23, 2010

"Kouraj pou vwayaj la -- Ayiti. (Strength for the Journey -- Haiti)," a four-day conference for Episcopal Diocese of Haiti clergy and their families, is underway in Santo Domingo in the neighboring Dominican Republic.

The conference is being conducted and sponsored by the CREDO Institute...

June 22, 2010

As the Episcopal Diocese of Haiti enters a new phase of post-earthquake rebuilding, the Rev. Lauren Stanley, the Episcopal Church-appointed missionary who has been Bishop Jean Zaché Duracin's liaison in the United States, is no longer to be involved in those efforts.

The Haiti recovery...

May 26, 2010

Some of the world-famous murals that adorned the walls of the Episcopal Diocese of Haiti's Holy Trinity cathedral prior to the Jan. 12 earthquake, and gave Haitians of all faiths a vision of their place in the stories of the Bible, could be preserved and possibly even restored.


May 9, 2010

House. Flower. Truck. Airplane.

House. Flower. Truck. Airplane. Those are the images that the children of Diocese of Haiti's St. Vincent's School for Handicapped Children in Port-au-Prince draw over and over again.

The kids don't draw what we see on the news – hunger, pain,...

April 28, 2010

Life still is not easy in Haiti nearly four months after a magnitude-7 earthquake devastated the country, but the Episcopal Diocese of Haiti is working on reconstruction plans and has begun again its long-standing education ministry.

That was the report April 29 from the Rev. Kesner Ajax...

April 12, 2010

First Lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden, the wife of the U.S. vice president, April 13 visited a Port-au-Prince earthquake survivor settlement run by the Episcopal Diocese of Haiti.

The two women walked to College Ste. Pierre, a wrecked diocesan high school, as part of their one-day...

April 7, 2010

Gathering April 6-7 for an earthquake-postponed annual synod, the leadership of the Episcopal Diocese of Haiti heard its bishop's call to "stand up and walk."

"According to our theme for this year's synod, 'Ayiti Leve Kanpe Pou ou Mache,' 'Haiti, Stand Up and Walk,' Haiti needs all of...

April 5, 2010

An image gallery to accompany this story is here.

A spirit of resurrection was evident in Haiti's Episcopal churches from the capital city Port-au-Prince to the rural countryside during Holy Week and Easter.

"The devastating earthquake of January 12, 2010, does not stop us from...

April 4, 2010

Nearly three months after a magnitude-7 earthquake decimated wide swaths of Haiti and destroyed much of the infrastructure of the Episcopal Diocese of Haiti, Bishop Jean Zaché Duracin said his Easter homily that "The Lord is with all Haitians."

"We can no longer continue to look for...