Holy Week on the Mission

Happy Easter! Liberia Mission is truly a special place to be Palm Sunday, Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday (Easter Monday too – because school is closed!). Palm Sunday begins as students gather at the football (soccer) field in Blacktom Town. On the field, the students make a big archway of palm … Continue reading Holy Week on the Mission

Praying the Stations of the Cross

Over Lent, our students pray the Stations of the Cross each Friday. This is a fourteen step devotion that honors the last days of Jesus' life on Earth. Enjoy these snapshots of our students praying together at Liberia Mission. To give to our students and learn more about our program, please visit our website. "Christian … Continue reading Praying the Stations of the Cross

A Great Saturday in Monrovia

With the weekend yard work completed the day before and steaming oats filling our stomachs, a motley crew of three volunteers, a spiritual director, and ten kids set out early Saturday morning for a spiritual adventure. Mary Ann and Emmanuel went with the kids to the Missionaries of Charity in downtown Monrovia where they read … Continue reading A Great Saturday in Monrovia

Another October Day in Liberia

by Megan McNulty It’s October, and that means several things for most Americans. Saturday tailgates and football games, pumpkin spice lattes, and colorful leaves floating in the brisk refreshing air. We at Liberia Mission Inc. believe all those things are totally overrated. In this beautiful month of October in Monrovia, Liberia we cling to the … Continue reading Another October Day in Liberia

Planting Season Begins!

The Student Work Program was in full force this past week as planting season has begun.  The students planted a test plot of corn, utilizing organic and sustainable farming practices.  Below is a description of each step of the process.1.  The planting rows are laid-out with string.2.  The rows are dug out by hand-hoes in … Continue reading Planting Season Begins!

Our Cassava Field

by Edwin Kollie, LMI Resident and St. Kitzio High School Senior Cassava is one of the main staple foods of Liberia. We at Liberia Mission started our cassava project in April 2012.  Each residential student uses his or her three hours of required work per week to make a contribution to the  planting effort. Additionally, … Continue reading Our Cassava Field