Thank you for visiting my site! I will be updating about life as a Salesian Lay Missioner in Lubumbashi in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Follow along as I try to figure out what the heck everyone is saying and whether I really want to eat caterpillars for lunch. If you want to check out other SLMs around the world check out this link. These people are doing amazing things and I’m blessed to call some of them my friends!
Well hello! As I have been reminded by various friends and family members the last time I posted on this blog was in April. There are a few reasons for that. The past few months have been super busy with co-workers on vacation, lots of celebrations (ordinations, birthdays, etc), and just spending time with friends. … Continue reading Radio silence
I’m taking a page out of my fellow volunteer’s book and copying one of her favorite blog posts: lots of pictures! Thanks for the inspiration Delph! (check out her blog here!) The first half were taken during bibliothèque where the day’s activities were reading books, drawing/coloring, or playing with legos. There are a lot of … Continue reading Petits riens et jolis minois
Special treat here on the blog – a video blog post! Andrew and I filmed a day in our lives on mission. Our days vary a lot but this gives you a glimpse into what our lives are like. Don’t miss at 04:40 when I practice my acrobatics skills! credit: Andrew Wood Also if you’re … Continue reading A Day in the Life [VIDEO]
A few weeks ago there was a run for the feast of St. Joseph. It was from one of our farms about 7 – 8km outside of town to one of our centers on the outskirts. There were a little over 120 people who participated and they were fairly evenly split into two groups – … Continue reading Run muzungu run!