Catholic with Atlanta roots leads building project in Ghana for children with HIV
Mike Barry, a former parishioner of St. Philip Benizi Church in Jonesboro, founded the Pope Francis Outreach program to benefit Ghanaian children. Barry has made dozens of trips to Ghana to find ways…
The Boy in the Market – The Rest of the Story
The evening after our encounter with the Boy, Richard and I discussed if there was more we could have done. Should we have tried to take him to a hospital emergency room? We decided there was probably nothing we could have accomplished that day…
The Boy in the Market
Last week the orphanage children were dismissed from school for summer vacation—a vacation filled with 10-hour days of farming, assorted chores, cooking over an open fire and washing laundry by hand. Tonight the children are hungry and knocking on my door for a morsel of food..
Learn About Pope Francis Children's Home & School
Learn about the future site of Pope Francis Home and School in Ghana, Africa and see the faces that will gain from your support!
In July of 2014, I had the blessing of living in an orphanage in the Volta Region. The orphanage was the home to 21 children. Like most children’s homes in Ghana, it was illegal and unlicensed. Conditions could be described as primitive at best…