Chapels in Peru and Taiwan
Peru – The chapel Fr. Don Hornsey and the people are dreaming of would be made of adobe bricks, and the builders would utilize sand and gravel from the river during the building process. It would have a big window with a view of the hills and would accommodate 60-70 people. There would be concrete benches around the walls with storage cabinets underneath. Read more
Taiwan – Columbans serve in remote mountain villages of Taiwan inhabited by the indigenous Atayal people. Your gifts can help support the build of a chapel, which allows for catechism education, gatherings and further evangelization. Read more
Manuel Duato Special Needs School
Peru – Children with disabilities in poverty-stricken areas of Lima, Peru, reach their potential at a Columban-founded school.
The Manuel Duato school was organized by Columbans more than 30 years ago in response to the large numbers of poor Lima families raising children with mental disabilities.
Today, the school serves more than 500 children. Many of the students are preschoolers, while a large number of the children have hearing impairments that make learning difficult. Read more
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