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!
Where to begin? This will be my last post on this blog and I am finding it hard to figure out what I want to say. My time as a full-time Salesian missionary has come to an end but more and crazier adventures are just around the corner. I have already talked on this blog … Continue reading Changes
I haven’t posted since April and this isn’t the post I thought I’d be making but it’s an important one. Tomorrow I’m going to experience another first in the Congo – my first funeral. At the end of August a child was brought to a clinic at one of our centers by UNICEF. He had … Continue reading Rest in peace Christian
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