IMG_0859

The Leader of the Industry of Rest

In the relief effort for the people in Ecuador affected by the earthquake, I had some funding and we were able to purchase some very much needed goods. One of these were mattresses, which are in deman in rural poor areas. So, a friend and I visited a famous mattress maker here in Quito to…

20160526_140756

Another Hand

Hi everyone, Well, we got back on Friday and I’ve been away without much internet until just now, so I wanted to do an update as soon as I could… There’s so much to tell, and as I’m preparing for my own flight to return to Boston, I’ll just give a brief summary and a…

20150219_124816

His Kid-ness

A few days ago I was visiting the local elementary and middle school in Chontal, and I took a seat outside as the students were in recess and the day was finishing up. One of the second graders that I know came up and sat beside me. She looked at the hairs on my arm…

20160430_175344

Ecuador Relief Update

Hi everyone, Well, we are back in Quito, and what a trip! I have put the whole story here: This Sway story will give you a full picture and hopefully an experience of participating in the mission. It includes photos and videos and stories, as well as financial information. In sum, we’ve gone to San…

20160326_075036

In The Silence

On April 16 at almost 7pm local time here in Ecuador, I was getting ready for Mass with the local parish priest who had arrived. We set up the altar, prepared the vessels and books, got the microphone set up, and rang the churchbell with one and then two dings. No one else had arrived…