Bouch an bouch, youn di lòt. Mouth to mouth, one tells another.
Haitian Dinner & Crafts Sale
When: Sat. June 22 (10 am -7pm) & Sun. June 23 (9 am-noon)
Where: Notre Dame Church, 272 Main Street, Durham, CT
A special weekend of events at Notre Dame Church will benefit Outreach to Haiti.
Be sure to shop for unique crafts at the sales that will run 10 am-7 pm on Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m-noon. A traditional Haitian dinner, prepared by a Haitian chef, will be offered at 5:30 pm at the church. It will include: rice & beans; Creole chicken; red snapper; grio (seasoned pork); stewed goat; mixed vegetable.
Cost: $15 for adults and $8 for children 12 and under.
For more info: Maryann Boord at 860.349.1431; Judy Hurlbert at 860.349.3248
Parish Twinning & Mission Conference
When: Saturday, Sept 14, 2013 (9-4:30) for all interested; Friday, Sept. 13 (1:30-4:30) for travel and twinning leaders
Where: St. John Church, Uncasville, CT
Theologian Kim Lamberty, who leads the Haiti Partnership Unit of Catholic Relief Services (CRS), will lead a special all-day workshop on twinning relationships. Please call the Outreach to Haiti office for more information. 860.848.2237 ext 206
Cost is not determined, but will be set only to cover costs of food and workshop material.
Faces of Haiti: Paintings by Dianne G. Coyle - An Exhibit
When: August 11 - October 17, 2013 -- Special Reception on Aug. 10th, 5-7:30 pm
Where: Clare Gallery at Franciscan Center for Urban Ministry, 285 Church Street, Hartford, CT
Come to the free opening of a special portrait painting exhibition from 5 pm to 7:30 pm on Saturday, August 10th. The evening will kick off a two-month long exhibit of 20 oil portraits by Dianne Coyle of Madison.
The paintings document a variety of Haitians and are based on photographs taken by Kyn Tolson, who works with Outreach to Haiti.
The gallery is open to the public, and there is no charge. For more information, call: 860.756.4034. Or check out: spsact.org and click "Community Lift" and then click "Clare Gallery."
'For the Love of a Child' Gala - Save the date for 2014!
When: Saturday, April 5th, 2014
Where: Saint Clements Castle in Portland, CT
We hope you will attend our biggest fundraiser of the year -- all to benefit children in Haiti. The evening will start wtih a cocktail reception at 6 pm, followed by dinner and entertainment. A silent auction will offer Haitian artwork and other treasures.
Please contact us for more information!