There was a sendoff for the Gehlen Catholic Mission Honduras 2023 today. A group of 32 people, 16 students and 16 adults, who will leave for Honduras. The students are from Gehlen Catholic, Le Mars Community, MMCRU, and Remsen St Mary’s.
Their mission includes building 3 homes in an impoverished community in Honduras. The speaker at the sendoff was Father Doug Klein, one of the 32 missioner.
Each missioner participated in a candle lighting and mission dedication ceremony.
At the end of the sendoff, family and friends said goodbye, and the missioners boarded buses for the trip south.