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~!/ i:/~ : :!:: PAGE 8 ARKANSAS CATHOLIC MARCH 4, |q is the parish of Mount Organize in Cap-I- Ren, Haiti. His parish has 30,000 people in it. They all have the same look on their face. They are hungn knowledge and food. pastor at Mount Organize has no funds to pay his teachers. Without teaeh the people can not learn. They are without hospitals, dispensaries, and nutrl centers. Mothers do not know how to care for newborn babies. With your parishes' help, the pastor at Mount Organize can help the people he~ themselves. If your parish could adopt they would be able to: I. Pay teachers 2. Build hospitals, dispensaries and nutrition centers 3. Help catechetics i 4. Pay nurses, doctors, etc. I A bond is formed between the two parishes. Correspondence from the pastors ~ I will send you updated reports on the use of the funds. Correspondence between~ ! school children. Sunday School classes draw pictures and exchange them IV[~. [ parishes in the U.S,/L and Canada have crafts and flea markets. Even high sc11~I} children have had car washes to raise funds for their adopted parishes. [ INVOLVEMENT : You and your parish are directly involved with your adopi~[! parish. [ Your parish gives what they can - there is no set amount. No matter how small~ I amount, every cent helps and every cent goes directly to your adopted parish' IW I OVERHEAD Just fi~ out the coupon and drop In the collection basket ofyour church, otiS!t directly to the Adopt - A - Parish Program address on the coupon. ADOPT - A - PARISH PROGRAM i Is A Parish to Parish Endeavor. The Catholic Church in Haiti is suffering extreme poverty. @ 90% of a 6,000,000 population are baptized Catholics. @ 85% are illiterate with education needed. @ Parishes average 30,000 members. @ Sunday collections average less than $10. Your parish is invited to adopt a parish in Haiti. No Overhead I Every cent Adoption is real - you visit your adopted parish - the Haitian pastor vill visit you parish. Accountability... every January and July. Proposed: No certain amount asked, only a second collection once a month, of special Haiti envelopes. J |mmm~mDm I I | I ! I I ! ! ! I I ! I It ! ! # I ! ! ! ! I ! ! I ! ! | | II I | | | I ! | | | |lmme e Your Name: Address: Parish: Place Your Vote in the Collection Basket. Yes, Adopt-A-Parish in Haiti. I ! ! I | I "Adopt-A-Parish Program" P.O. Box 111 Old Hickory, Tennessee 37138 I I I I I -I I I I I II I II I I I I I II II lID II1