Day 5 (Thursday)

Day 5 (Thursday)

Happy Thursday from Rwanda! Today we went to Nkzuzu, which is a new campus than the one the group visited last year. It has been equipped with new classrooms and they are working on a new church building! It was beautiful! There were three classrooms at this school:...
Day 4 (Wednesday)

Day 4 (Wednesday)

Happy Wednesday from Rwanda! This morning we were headed to Gishaka local church. Gishaka is much more rural than Bumbogo Parrish and much further up the mountain. We picked up Pastor Emmanuel on the way as well as Celestine (honored man) and Jean-Paul (the lay...
Day 3 (Tuesday)

Day 3 (Tuesday)

Happy Tuesday from Rwanda! We have just completed our third full day here and full days they have been!  Late Monday night we found out that the Rwandan government had declared a national holiday for Tuesday (Eid, the Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan) and...
Day 2 (Monday)

Day 2 (Monday)

Today was an incredible day in Rwanda! We finally got to meet the children we have been preparing for in the last few months and in the true spirit of working with the unknown, we had about double the amount of children we thought we would have for the first day: just...

The Blessing in the Liturgy

Recently I’ve had several opportunities to reflect on the liturgy and its importance in my life and relationship with Jesus. I’ve realized that the reason I love it so much is simple and complicated at the same time. The simple answer is peace. Sitting in church on...