September 19, 2020
Mount Vernon, Iowa
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We run for the impoverished children from the Belle Fontaine, Haiti community. 100% of the proceeds from the run will go towards assisting over 4,000 students with school supplies, books for education, teacher salaries, and continued education for the teachers. Our assistance allows them the opportunity to become empowered and take ownersip of their future. Join us in supporting this effort to serve the least among us.
To form a spiritual partnership with our brothers and
sisters of Notre Dame du Lourdes parish in Haiti. To
help improve the education, health and self-sufficiency
of the parishioners and the communities in which they
live. To put into action Jesus’ call for us to serve the
The All Saints Haiti Committee was formed in 2001 as a
sub-committee of the Social Justice committee. We
were joined with the parish of Notre Dame du Lourdes
as part of the Parish Twinning Program of the Americas.
We share this important mission with St. Mary’s
Catholic Church in Vinton, and St. Johns in Mt. Vernon, Ia
Father Jean Eddy Louis is the parish priest who serves 25 small villages, each with a chapel and a parish school, in the rural mountains of
Haiti. The parish has approximately 4,000 students and
40,000 parishioners. Check out the Belle Fontaine area of Haiti, in which our parish is located on Google Earth!