News from October 2012

Maridi Team Blog: An answer to prayers

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Eleven years after her first visit, Jane Corbett returns for a seventh visit to Maridi Diocese. It immediately makes an impact and Jane returns with many wonderful memories…

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Maridi Team Blog: Changing perspectives and priorities

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John Hamilton, the man behind the camera, reflects on his first visit to South Sudan. John has been assisting the Dioceses of Down & Dromore and Albany to capture the struggles of family and church life on film and bring back stories from Maridi.

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Sight-seeing and bee-keeping in Ibba

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David has moved on to the Diocese of Ibba after saying farewell to the Maridi META team, who have headed home. Read on to discover the unusual gift he’d been asked to deliver to Ibba…

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If you get the chance, take it!

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Annette writes from Entebbe as the team (minus a few members) waits to fly out to Heathrow and on home.

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Maridi Team Blog: Great Commandment, Great Commission

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Team member and CMS Ireland Trustee Trevor Buchanan provides an update from Maridi and shares some thoughts about what really matters.

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Bye Bye 3rd year students

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With only a week to go before final examinations for student Nurses in Uganda, Denise writes about the final year students leading staff worship at Kiwoko.

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Sparks Fly

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Often teams come to Kiwoko to ‘lend a hand’ which can be a great experience for the team and encouraging for the Hospital staff, but sometimes it actually means local tradesmen are put out of work. However, sometimes we do need specific skills and the right kind of team can make a huge difference…

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Maridi Team Blog: Rise and Shine

Team members Donna and Kevin Steckline from Albany Diocese offer some thoughts from Day 3 in Maridi.

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A place of safety and hope

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July 2011 saw the official opening of ACK Oloosuyian Girls’ Secondary School in Kajiado, Kenya. Here are the stories of three of the students, who testify to the school being a place of safety and hope.

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Maridi Team Blog: 1999, 2005 and 2012

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Bishop Harold shares some thoughts at the start of this, his third visit to Maridi.

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