Mission Trip:

Diocese of Santa Rosa de Lima, Guatemala

Mission Trip: Diocese of Santa Rosa de Lima, Guatemala

St. Edward the Confessor - Youth Group

This summer, youth from St. Edward the Confessor will be traveling to the Diocese of Santa Rosa de Lima in Guatemala on a short-term mission trip. It promises to be a life-changing experience—and not just for the youth! Your donation will help construct a desperately-needed Catholic school in Guatemala

Building

The Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic School

Building:

The Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic School

Santa Rosa’s children face many academic challenges. Together we can build and equip a Catholic school for dozens of underprivileged children.

Construction Plan

3,503 sq. ft. school building (200 capacity, 2 levels, 14 classrooms); 6,430 sq. ft. multiuse building (2,000 capacity).

School Facilities

7 classrooms for secondary students, 7 classrooms for vocational students, plus administrative offices, restroom facilities, electricity, running water.

Multipurpose Facility

Centralized room, restroom facilities, electricity, running water.

Spiritual Formation

A Catholic chaplain for the school, where morning prayers will be an integral part of student life.

Security

A concrete-block perimeter wall to surround the campus.

Areas impacted

189 Communities, spread across 5 municipalities.

Mission Trip Information

What

Mission Trip and Fundraiser

Who

St. Edward the Confessor – Youth Group

  • Where
  • Diocese of Santa Rosa de Lima, Guatemala

When

June 19-26, 2020

Santa Rosa Needs Catholic Education

Education is the best way to escape poverty. Sadly, many children in developing nations lack access. You can help place children in the classroom and on the path to a better life with a donation today.

Make Dreams Come True

Help St. Edward the Confessor’s youth in their fundraising efforts to build a Catholic school in Guatemala—a gift to Santa Rosa that will keep on giving for generations to come.

Thank you in advance for your generosity.

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Proceeds from this campaign will be used to cover any expenditures incurred through June 30, 2021, the close of our ministry’s new fiscal year. In the event that more funds are raised than needed to fully fund the project, the excess funds, if any, will be used to meet the most urgent needs of the ministry.