Shaking it up…

Late one night, just a few days into our Costa Rican mission trip, just as I was happening to fall asleep, my bed and the room around me began to shake.  At first, I was confused, unsure of what was going on.  Half awake I was also, I admit, scared.  It was only when I … More Shaking it up…

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Tropical Adventures

On Saturday we were fortunate enough to experience the natural beauty of Costa Rica. We explored the wildlife and waterfalls of La Paz. I was impacted by the rich environment and animals. We also visited the Poas volcano which was unfortunately obscured by fog. The Doka coffee tour offered a unique insight into the coffee … More Tropical Adventures

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Living the Pure Life

The national motto of Costa Rica is “Pura Vida”, it’s Spanish for “the pure life,” and I think that it’s a beautiful phrase. Even though I have not been in Costa Rica for long, just 6 days, I have come to understand more so about the country’s motto “Pura Vida”. With open minds and hearts, … More Living the Pure Life

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A Pleasure to Serve

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

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