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UPDATE AUGUST 2017

A wise man once said that the only thing that is permanent about life is change! It often happens that God, through circumstances, takes the ground from under our feet, forging us on to new horizons.      This is even the case with this, our Mercy House website. Our previous designer, Emmanuel Mulamba will no longer continue to do it. We thank him for all the hard work he has put into creating something beautiful – fitting for Mercy House. And now we welcome Zeng Dieulv and Newton Toussaint as our new young website designers. We have known both for years, seen them through school and tertiary courses, so it is great, that they are now able to give something back to enrich our work.The year is passing quickly. We continue to forge ahead, “with our hand on the pulse of the time and our ear to the heart of God (Joseph Kentenich).” Despite much that discourages us, God can work wonders, if He finds instruments to carry out His work.  Our contribution seems like a drop in the ocean, however, enough drops can make an ocean! We continue to find traces of His presence in the unfolding our Mercy work, and are endlessly grateful for all the supporters and co-workers who help us. May you and our work continue to be blessed.



TWO NEW CO-WORKERS
We welcome Steven Wanyoike and Nozizwe Ndebele to our Mercy House team.  Both of them are coming to Mercy House
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HOLY MASS AT MERCY HOUSE
On Tuesday, the 9th of August, Women’s Day, we again had the privilege of celebrating  Holy Mass at Mercy House.
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GARDEN PARTY IN UK FOR MERCY HOUSE
  On Friday, 5th August, our loyal friends in the UK, held a Ploughman’s Luncheon in the beautiful garden of Mick
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CONCERT FOR MERCY HOUSE
On Friday, the 22nd of July, a concert was held at the Anglican Church in  Bosham, West Sussex, England, to
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THE WONDERFUL STORY OF JABU
Mercy House was founded in order to help refugee orphans and young people whose lives have been disrupted by war
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FAREWELL TO FELIX
On Wednesday 31st August our Sudanese, Felix, moved out of Mercy House to make space for others. Felix has been
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MERCY HOUSE DOES COMMUNITY SERVICE
On Monday, 2 May, we went to the park for a picnic. But before we had it, we did 2
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THE REMARKABLE STORY OF FELIX MADE
Felix is an orphan from Sudan who has lived at Mercy House for 5 years. He came to South Africa
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OUR ENGLISH PROJECT LEAPS FORWARD
We restarted our English for Refugees classes at the Catholic Cathedral in mid- January this year. 15 students attended and
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EASTER
Easter was once again a celebration of great joy with many children and adults participating. Our thanks to Caltex for
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