Our mission group divided into two works groups in Costa Rica. After a wonderful breakfast and morning prayer we began our day gathering and packing up supplies. One group remained at the Diocesan House; the other group worked at the Church of the Ascension . The group at Ascension were taught by church workers to … More A Pleasure to Serve
I have never been picked last for a team in a game until todays soccer game series at the school we visited, and I must say, I felt better once my team won from me scoring the winning goal. It was also a big benefit not having to really know Spanish in order to interact … More Tears and Relief…
Today was our last day of work in San Jose. I saw Jesus today in slugs. At the end of the day today, after dinner, I looked over into the atrium that’s in the middle of the house and is connected to the outside through the open roof and I saw a slug. I got … More The Gospel According to Slugs.
Hey everyone, I’m Gia Viggiano and attend Trinity Episcopal Church in Galveston. My group is working at Iglesias Ascension, a church being re-built by the Diocese of Costa Rica, and we’re mainly doing the ‘final touches’ before the ‘Final touches’. Some things we did today at the worksite were sifting a lot of dirt, mixing … More Cards, Crying, and Costa Rica
This is our second day of work and our team at the Diocesan House started to find their grove. We had to make sure that we were flexible and that everyone got to try out the variety of jobs we are here to do. One of the things I did was paint the gate as … More Can’t Rain on my Parade
Today was our second day in Costa Rica but our first day of work. I had mainly worked on sanding the fence today, so that it may be painted later in the week. The reason we were sanding the fence was to make it smooth. This enables the paint to bond to the fence better … More Our Sand-cond Day in Costa Rica
Today we left for our Mission to Costa Rica. It also happened to be my first time on a plane. I knew it was going be a safe flight and getting complementary drinks helped the situation. Unfortunately, I did hit my head on the seat when we landed. But I am still excited about my … More Pura Vida Y’all