Daily Mass

Daily Mass

From February 24, 2021 On Monday evening I was seated in the back of the compound with Walencia. It had been a long, stressful day dealing with disciplinary problems with two of the staff. I was lost in thought when Wally said to me, “Dad you go to the sisters tomorrow?”

The Streets

The Streets

From February 19, 2021 To land in Haiti is to arrive at the doorstep of hell. As soon as you leave the airport, you know you’ve entered a tortured, chaotic world. Piles of burning garbage. Roads littered with potholes. Dilapidated trucks spewing thick clouds of black exhaust.

Haitians Are Fearful

Haitians Are Fearful

From February 16, 2021 Sunday the protestors disrupted life in Pétionville with widespread demonstrations. Someone wanted to show me a video of a protestor picking up a tire that had just been set on fire and tried to put the burning tire on a policeman. I elected not to view the video, so I’m not sure exactly what happened.