2017 Team

2017 Team
Team with Dilcia's Family

Monday, April 11, 2011

Adios Honduras.

Our last day in Honduras was full of adventure and many hard goodbyes.  We worked for two hours this morning, and it was great to see how much we had accomplished in the short time we have been here.  Today we laid pipe and filled in some of the trenches that we had dug.  When we had completed this we headed to the Church for a farewell.  We were greeted by the school children clapping at our arrival and many of the villagers coming to say goodbye.  The teacher of the village bid us farewell  and thanked us for all of the work we had done.  KFal practiced her Spanish and thanked them for welcoming us into their homes and promised that we would remember all of their smiles.  After the farewell ceremony we celebrated mass in a packed house.  It was sad to leave the village of Vallecillo, and it was hard to pull our students and the Honduran children apart (especially after we gave them candy!).  The entire day was full of hard goodbyes, but we are also leaving with a renewed sense of the reality of the call to help the least of our brothers and sisters, and the joy that comes from enjoying the simple things in life.  We had a great, life changing experience in Honduras, but are excited to see our families and share our memories with them.  What a blessing to be able to return to such an amazing community.  We are so grateful for all of the people who helped us along the way, especially Dick, Frank, Carolyn, Sister Juanita, Linda, Tacha, Julio, and Carlos-we can’t thank you enough.  We will keep these people, along with the people of Honduras, in our hearts and prayers.  Goodbye Honduras… Rapid City, here we come.

4 comments:

  1. Safe travels and blessings to all!

    Pat, Wendy and Margaret Honeycutt

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  2. Ethan, and the rest of you tired, dusty, smelly and most blessed and loved Cavaliers. God's Speed and our prayers to all of you for a safe journey home. Daadoo

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  3. We are looking forward to seeing each of you at the RC Regional Airport, as well as a first hand account of your mission/pilgrimage experience. We are praying for you safe return.

    The Hofers

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  4. STM Mission Team - We are praying for your safe return. We cannot wait to see you!

    Love, All the Feist Family

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