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Month: May 2011

Compost Your Way to a Healthy, Earth Friendly Garden

House manager Daena Padilla and FMS webmaster Jill Staudt weed our vegetable garden. While FMS missioner, Nora Pffeifer has been busily working on building environmental awareness in Bolivia through composting, our staff at our local headquarters have also been using compost to plant a garden in back of Casa San Salvador. So you might be…

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Integrity of Creation

A photograph taken by one of our missioners, Nora in Bolivia The environment is God’s gift to everyone and in our use of it we have a responsibility towards the poor, towards future generations and towards humanity as a whole.” ~Caritas in Veritate, No. 48 It was a blessing this week to be able to…

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Unsung Heroes

As a part of her the Domestic Volunteer (DV) formation at FMS, Susie Zagar provides a personal reflection on a talk given by one of the guest speakers, Mr. Harold Nelson, an advocate for civil rights and social justice. Program Director Rhegan Hyypio (right) arranged for her fellow community member Harold Nelson to speak to…

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