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    Welcome to Our New Houseparents
    20 August, 2019
    CHILDREN, FAMILY, HOME, La Finca
    The Joy Home construction was completed at the end of June! We are excited...
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    A Busy Season Getting Visits From Friends: Part 3
    6 August, 2019
    CHILDREN, Mission Teams & Visitors
    Summer plans for teens may involve finding a job, playing sports, going away to...
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    A Busy Season Getting Visits From Friends: Part 2
    23 July, 2019
    CHILDREN, GOOD STORIES, Mission Teams & Visitors, Uncategorized
    And our friends have continued to come, to show up. We’ve had the privilege...
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    A Busy Season Receiving Visits From Friends: Part 1
    9 July, 2019
    CHILDREN, FAMILY, GOOD STORIES
    Do you have friends who have remained faithful over the years? Those friends hang...
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    Investing in Lives
    28 May, 2019
    ENGLISH, HOME, La Finca, Mission Teams & Visitors
    This month, we had the privilege of partnering with GlobalX from Atlanta, GA. A...
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    Pretty Amazing Ladies!
    14 May, 2019
    CHILDREN, Culture, ENGLISH, FAMILIES
    Our hope at La Casa is that children experience the saying, “Love runs in...
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    Working Together
    30 April, 2019
    CHILDREN, ENGLISH, GOOD STORIES
    Before we began 2019, our Director, Gary Powell, termed the phrase “New Beginnings” for...
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    Small Steps Make a Difference
    16 April, 2019
    CHILDREN, Culture, ENGLISH, Uncategorized
    One of the programs that makes La Casa de mi Padre unique is our...
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    Celebrating Fathers - Día del padre
    11 June, 2018
    CHILDREN, FAMILIES, Good Stories
    Father’s Day is celebrated around the world during the month of June to recognize...
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    Using Precious Land Resources
    5 April, 2018
    CHILDREN, FAMILIES, Good Stories, La Finca
    Sustainability is a buzz word in our culture. We, at La Casa de mi...
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    La Casa’s Family is Growing
    26 March, 2018
    CHILDREN
    Years ago, God placed in us a very clear calling to care for children...
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    Building Relationships Together / Construyendo relaciones juntos
    13 March, 2018
    CHILDREN, La Finca, Mission Teams & Visitors
    Each spring we have the privilege of partnering with CMDA out of Richmond, Virginia...
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    Transitions / Transiciones
    27 February, 2018
    CHILDREN, Good Stories, TRANSITION HOME
    One of the purposes of our transition program, The Bridge, is to provide resources...
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    A Second Transition Home Opens / Una nueva casa para las jovencitas
    13 February, 2018
    CHILDREN, Mission Teams & Visitors, TRANSITION HOME
    We are growing! Oh, those words can be exciting and, in the moment, a...
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    New beginnings! / Nuevos comienzos!!
    23 January, 2018
    CHILDREN, Good Stories, Mission Teams & Visitors
    January marks the beginning of a new calendar year. A new year with a...
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    Greetings from Gary / Saludo de Gary
    9 January, 2018
    CHILDREN, FAMILIES, Good Stories, La Finca, TRANSITION HOME
    Dear Ministry Partners and Friends, Happy New Year! I would imagine if you are like most...
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    Tis the season to be jolly! / La razón de estar alegres!
    18 December, 2017
    FAMILIES, Good Stories, La Finca, Mission Teams & Visitors
    “Tis the season to be jolly, fa-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la…” Years ago, God placed it on our...
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    Celebrating Milestones! - Celebrando los logros!
    28 November, 2017
    CHILDREN, FAMILIES, Good Stories, TRANSITION HOME
    School has wrapped itself up for another year here in El Salvador, and we...
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    The Ability to Dream / Capacidad de Soñar
    14 November, 2017
    CHILDREN
    “Hope of a better future”. That phrase is part of our vision statement. Not only...
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    Quinceañeras!
    30 October, 2017
    CHILDREN
    Last weekend, we greeted seven adults from GlobalX ministries out of Atlanta, GA at...
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    The life long process of learning / El aprendizaje es permanente
    10 October, 2017
    CHILDREN
    Our children are in their last full month of school. We have two graduating...
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    Celebrating Silvia! / Celebrando con Silvia!
    5 September, 2017
    CHILDREN, Good Stories, Sponsorship Program
    Celebrations are exciting, fun and often anticipated for quite some time. We were privileged...
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    Learning Time! / Aprendizaje!
    22 August, 2017
    CHILDREN, Culture, Good Stories, La Finca
    In the United States, everyone is heading back to school. Some are already in...
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    Prayer and Tiny Ships / La oración y los barcos pequeños
    8 August, 2017
    Good Stories, Mission Teams & Visitors
    (Thoughts from our Executive Director, Gary Powell) A few days ago I went to see...
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    One Body, One Church / Un solo cuerpo, Una sola Iglesia
    18 July, 2017
    Good Stories, La Finca, Mission Teams & Visitors
    I love when we get to watch the body of Christ coming together. This...
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    Celebrating Fathers
    25 June, 2019
    Culture, ENGLISH, FAMILIES
    This past week, we celebrated father’s here in El Salvador. Oddly enough, statistics show...
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    New Website Launch
    10 June, 2019
    CHILDREN, GOOD STORIES
    Exciting news! We are launching our NEW website! Yes, it has taken a long...
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    Joy Home Update
    2 April, 2019
    CHILDREN, GOOD STORIES, La Finca
    Those who have been following us know that we were able to begin construction...
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    Partnerships that Grow
    12 March, 2019
    GOOD STORIES, Mission Teams & Visitors, Uncategorized
    We had the privilege of hosting a CMDA (Christian Medical and Dental Association) team...
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    Priceless Friendships
    19 February, 2019
    CHILDREN, Mission Teams & Visitors
    This past week, we celebrated Valentines Day. Here in El Salvador, this special day...
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    We Are Thankful for the Teams who Come Alongside Us and Cheer Us On!
    8 February, 2019
    CHILDREN, Mission Teams & Visitors, Sponsorship Program, Uncategorized
    January is not only the beginning of a new calendar year, but Back-to-School month...
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    Big Plans, Good News and Hope!
    23 January, 2019
    ENGLISH, FAMILIES, GOOD STORIES
    We want to thank you for being part of our 2018. So with deeply...
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    We’ve Been Called to Love Them!
    23 January, 2019
    FAMILY, GOOD STORIES, Mission Teams & Visitors
    We’ve not been called to change people—we’ve been called to love them! The folks...
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    First Thanksgiving
    4 December, 2018
    ENGLISH, FAMILIES, GOOD STORIES
    The first Thanksgiving was a time of sharing between the Plymouth colonists and the...
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    More Than Just Riding
    14 November, 2018
    CHILDREN, ENGLISH, GOOD STORIES, Uncategorized
    The therapeutic riding program at La Casa began in August of 2010. The dream...
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    Gracious Giving
    8 November, 2018
    CHILDREN, ENGLISH, FAMILIES
    Have you stopped to consider how Jesus changed the rules on “giving”? In the...
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    Our Third Home
    16 October, 2018
    ENGLISH, FAMILIES, La Finca
    Our Third Home – Joy Home is on it’s way. Last year, we were...
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    The Power of Prayer
    3 October, 2018
    CHILDREN, ENGLISH, GOOD STORIES, HOME
    God promises us in His Word that He hears every word that we pray...
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    Celebrating Independence!
    14 September, 2018
    CHILDREN, GOOD STORIES
    September 15 is Independence Day in El Salvador. On September 15, 1821, the Central...
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    When We Partner Together
    22 August, 2018
    CHILDREN, ENGLISH, GOOD STORIES, La Finca
    Did you know that the 3rd, 5th and 6th of August are vacation days for us...
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    Living Water
    11 August, 2018
    CHILDREN, FAMILIES, GOOD STORIES, La Finca
    Have you ever heard someone say “the good, the bad and the ugly”? All three...
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    Living Water
    11 August, 2018
    CHILDREN, FAMILY, GOOD STORIES
    Have you ever heard someone say “the good, the bad and the ugly”? All three...
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    More Chocolate on Its Way!
    10 August, 2018
    CHILDREN, ENGLISH, FAMILIES, GOOD STORIES
    How does having family coming to visit make you feel?  We get excited at...
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    They Came to Refresh!
    10 July, 2018
    CHILDREN, Good Stories, La Finca, Mission Teams & Visitors
    Last week, we enjoyed partnering with a team from Faithbridge Church out of Houston,...
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    A Learning Experience
    25 June, 2018
    CHILDREN, Good Stories, La Finca, Mission Teams & Visitors
    Summer has begun, and for us at La Casa, this means several weeks of...
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    Anniversary Thoughts
    21 May, 2018
    CHILDREN, Good Stories
    We are one year older! This past Friday, May 18, La Casa celebrated 16...
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    Prayer for Moms
    7 May, 2018
    CHILDREN, Good Stories, La Finca
    The word mother conjures up so many thoughts. When we are very young, a...
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    How you can help
    23 April, 2018
    CHILDREN, Good Stories, La Finca, Sponsorship Program
    Times are changing. When is the last time you heard that phrase? It seems...
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    El Salvador celebrates! / El Salvador celebra!
    19 September, 2017
    CHILDREN, Good Stories, La Finca
    El Salvador celebrates its Independence Day this month.  Flags and traditional foods are everywhere,...
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    Looking for beauty / En busca de belleza
    4 July, 2017
    Good Stories, La Finca
    We have all endured seasons in life that are just plain hard. Seasons where...
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    The Road Team / El Grupo de la Vía
    20 June, 2017
    Good Stories, La Finca, Mission Teams & Visitors
    La Casa had the blessing of kicking off summer team season with an energetic...
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    Lesson from our Dad’s / Una lección de nuestro Padre
    6 June, 2017
    CHILDREN, FAMILIES, Good Stories
    It's June and that means we will celebrate another special day....Father's Day. June 17th...
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    We are Celebrating our 15th Anniversary! / Estamos celebrando nuestro 15 aniversario!
    23 May, 2017
    CHILDREN
    Last week, La Casa celebrated its 15th anniversary. Oh what a journey filled with...
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    Mother's Day / Día de las Madres
    9 May, 2017
    CHILDREN, FAMILIES, Good Stories
    "So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for...
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    Our Horses Have New Stalls / Nuestros Caballos tienen Nuevos Establos
    18 April, 2017
    La Finca, Mission Teams & Visitors
    La Casa has had the privilege of having a therapeutic riding program for several...
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    Loving our community / Amando a nuestra comunidad
    28 March, 2017
    Good Stories, La Finca, Mission Teams & Visitors
    "Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy...
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    Help in loving our neighbors / Ayuda por amor a nuestros vecinos
    14 March, 2017
    FAMILIES, La Finca, Mission Teams & Visitors
    It's spring break for many about this time of the year. That means we...
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    Blessings of Healing / Sanidad de Corazones
    28 February, 2017
    CHILDREN, FAMILIES
    "Restoring families" is the second part of our vision at La Casa de mi...
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    Greetings from Gary
    14 February, 2017
    CHILDREN, FAMILIES, La Finca
    We would like to share with you a few words from Gary as we...
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    Stop and See the Beauty
    31 January, 2017
    CHILDREN, Good Stories, TRANSITION HOME
    We often go through life without taking the time to stop to see the...
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    Back to School!
    17 January, 2017
    CHILDREN, Mission Teams & Visitors, Sponsorship Program
    This week, most of our children head back to school for a brand new...
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    Happy New Year! / Feliz Año!
    3 January, 2017
    CHILDREN, Good Stories, Mission Teams & Visitors
    Happy New Year! As we begin a new year, we want to take the time...
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    Sharing Joy / Compartiendo Alegría
    19 December, 2016
    FAMILIES, La Finca, Mission Teams & Visitors
    "It's the most wonderful time of the year!" That is a phrase we use...
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    Celebrating a Graduation! - Celebremos la graduación!
    5 December, 2016
    CHILDREN
    Isn't it fun to celebrate? We had a very special reason to celebrate last...
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    Let Summer Begin!!! / Bienvenidas las Vacaciones!!
    22 November, 2016
    CHILDREN, FAMILIES, Good Stories
    School's out for the summer for La Casa! Our kids have worked hard all...
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    A dream come true!
    7 November, 2016
    CHILDREN
    La Casa de mi Padre is celebrating our one year anniversary living on the...
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    Where we all Grow!
    25 October, 2016
    CHILDREN, FAMILIES, Good Stories
    Once, when we had a coach visiting for some training, she commented that she...
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    The Road to Family Restoration
    11 October, 2016
    FAMILIES, Good Stories
    Our vision in La Casa is to heal hearts, restore families and bring hope...
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    Don´t Stop Short / No te Detengas
    26 September, 2016
    CHILDREN, Good Stories
    When you face something new, do you tend to shrink back and stop short...
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    Celebrating Independence day
    12 September, 2016
    CHILDREN, Culture, Good Stories
    Celebrating Independence Day This Thursday, we celebrate Independence Day. On September 15, 1821, El Salvador...
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    Celebrating! / Celebrando!
    25 August, 2016
    CHILDREN, Culture, Good Stories
    During the month of June, we had a party. Two of our girls had...
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    Wrapping Up Summer Team Season with a Lot of Fun!
    16 August, 2016
    CHILDREN
    La Casa enjoyed finishing up their summer team season with a GlobalX youth group...
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    Sharing is Caring / Compartir es Amar
    1 August, 2016
    CHILDREN
    There's nothing like having volunteers come and help carry some of the load and...
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    We All Need to Play / Todos Necesitamos Jugar
    30 June, 2016
    CHILDREN, FAMILIES, Good Stories, Mission Teams & Visitors
    An important way for our children (and even staff) to be able to relieve...
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    In Giving, We Receive so Much / Dando es como recibimos
    30 June, 2016
    CHILDREN, Culture, Good Stories, La Finca
    What do the phrases "smiling faces", "patiently waiting", "children rolling down hills", "caring doctors",...
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    The Road - La Vía
    21 June, 2016
    CHILDREN
    Bump, bump, bumpity bump. Those who have visited us know that these words describe...
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    Connecting Hearts / Conectando Corazones
    7 June, 2016
    CHILDREN
    One of the questions we like to ask each team that comes to La...
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    A Wellspring of Blessings
    24 May, 2016
    CHILDREN
    Last year between September and October the cost of water doubled over night in...
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    Grace and Hope Homes
    10 May, 2016
    CHILDREN
    Did you know that our new homes have names? We call the boy's home...
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    Wise words from a young man!
    26 April, 2016
    Good Stories, TRANSITION HOME
    While listening to the news, reading the newspaper as well as hearing different people...
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    Building Relationships is the Most Important
    12 April, 2016
    CHILDREN, Culture, La Finca, Mission Teams & Visitors
    What does a mission trip look like? It can unfold in a million different...
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    Our Garden is Expanding
    28 March, 2016
    CHILDREN
    We are really enjoying living in family groups on our land. Living on the...
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    Just Being a Light - Siendo Luz
    15 March, 2016
    CHILDREN
    Last week, La Casa was blessed to partner alongside the Christian Medical and Dental...
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    Life isn´t Always a Bed of Roses
    1 March, 2016
    CHILDREN
    It is always so much easier to write about all the good in the...
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    Kids aren´t the only ones learning
    16 February, 2016
    CHILDREN, Culture, Good Stories
    In January, we sent kids off to the start of a new school year,...
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    Senegal Bound / Lazos con Senegal
    2 February, 2016
    CHILDREN, FAMILIES, Good Stories, La Finca
    Saying "good-bye" is never easy. Those heart strings can get tugged to the max...
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    Back to School!! / Regreso a Clases!!
    19 January, 2016
    CHILDREN
    "Time flies" is a saying that we can relate to in life. We take...
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    Happy New Year / Feliz Año Nuevo!
    7 January, 2016
    FAMILIES, Good Stories, La Finca
    Happy New Year! As we begin a new year, set goals, and stand in...
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    Christmas Cheer! Es Navidad!
    22 December, 2015
    CHILDREN, Culture, Good Stories, La Finca, Mission Teams & Visitors
    Christmas time is a time for giving. We are grateful for My Father´s House...
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    What are You Doing Today? / Que haces Hoy?
    15 December, 2015
    CHILDREN, Good Stories, La Finca
    It's summer vacation time here in El Salvador. The school year runs from mid...
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    Three Special Graduates
    1 December, 2015
    CHILDREN, Good Stories, TRANSITION HOME
    The month of November has been a special season of celebrating here at La...
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    A Good, Good Father! / Un Buen Padre!
    19 November, 2015
    CHILDREN, Good Stories, La Finca
    Our Heavenly Father is a good, good Father! This past Monday, we celebrated the...
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    Seeds of Hope / Semillas de Esperanza
    3 November, 2015
    CHILDREN, Good Stories
    We believe that it is pretty universal that all children (and even parents) are...
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    Two Special Birthdays!
    21 October, 2015
    CHILDREN, FAMILIES, Good Stories
    In Latin American culture, turning fifteen years old is a big deal, especially for...
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    Temperamental Learning
    6 October, 2015
    CHILDREN
    Temperaments. Isn't it true that God made each of us uniquely different? We are...
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    The Waiting is Almost Over!
    21 September, 2015
    CHILDREN, Good Stories, La Finca
    Waiting...waiting...waiting. Isn't it in the wait that we learn so much? We learn about...
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    Miguel
    31 August, 2015
    CHILDREN, Good Stories
    When you think about the word "humility," who comes to mind? Humility is humbleness,...
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    So Many Memories!
    24 August, 2015
    CHILDREN
    Everyone who has ever owned a dog for any length of time knows the...
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    Stories Behind the Story
    11 August, 2015
    CHILDREN, La Finca
    We continue to celebrate the construction process of the first two homes on land...
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    Team Uniqueness.
    5 August, 2015
    CHILDREN, Good Stories, La Finca, Mission Teams & Visitors
    We enjoy having teams partner with us throughout the year!  Not only is it...
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    Five Years of Therapy!!
    28 July, 2015
    CHILDREN, Good Stories, La Finca
    La Casa is celebrating this week! Thursday marks the fifth year anniversary of the equine...
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    The Blessing of Youth
    20 July, 2015
    CHILDREN, La Finca, Mission Teams & Visitors
    La Casa was blessed with an energetic youth team from Atlanta, GA last week....
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    Talented Children! / Niños Talentosos!
    14 July, 2015
    CHILDREN, Good Stories
    We hope you enjoy watching our youngest perform "Be Careful Little Eyes" during their...
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    Construction Progress / Avances en la Construcción
    30 June, 2015
    La Finca
    There are times when we are still amazed that we are finally building the...
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    Faithful Partners / Compañeros Fieles
    23 June, 2015
    CHILDREN
    Faithful partners are an encouragement to us at La Casa de mi Padre. For...
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    Fathers are Important! / La Importancia de un Papá!
    16 June, 2015
    CHILDREN, FAMILIES, Good Stories, TRANSITION HOME
    We celebrate Father's Day on June 17th each year in El Salvador. This year,...
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    A Week of Prayer / Una Semana de Oración
    9 June, 2015
    CHILDREN, FAMILIES, Good Stories, Mission Teams & Visitors
    We began our summer team season this past week with a wonderful team from...
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    Connect With Us / Conéctate con Nosotros!
    1 June, 2015
    CHILDREN, FAMILIES, Good Stories, Sponsorship Program
    Social media. It wasn't too long ago when those two words were first placed...
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    Ground Breaking! / Inicio Oficial de la Construcción!
    26 May, 2015
    CHILDREN, Good Stories, La Finca
    Ground Breaking In 2005, La Casa de mi Padre raised money to purchase 30 acres...
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    Our Birthday! / Nuestro Cumpleaños!
    19 May, 2015
    CHILDREN, FAMILIES, Good Stories
    May 18th is a very special day in the life of the ministry we...
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    Mothers / Madres
    12 May, 2015
    CHILDREN
    Most of us celebrated a very special day this past weekend, Mother's Day. We...
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    Wedding Gifts at La Casa / Regalos de Boda en La Casa
    5 May, 2015
    CHILDREN, Culture, Good Stories
    Has God ever spoke to you? Now, I am not saying that God actually...
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    Medical Attention for Our Families / Atención Médica a las Familias
    28 April, 2015
    CHILDREN
    Although there are public medical facilities here in El Salvador, medical care is not...
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    Always Learning / Siempre se Aprende
    21 April, 2015
    CHILDREN
    "Extra classes." Most of us would not have wanted to hear those words when...
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    Typical Candies / Dulces Típicos
    13 April, 2015
    CHILDREN, Culture, Good Stories
    In El Salvador, it is the season of many tropical fruits. From mangos to...
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    Clean Water / Agua limpia
    7 April, 2015
    CHILDREN, FAMILIES, Good Stories
    Clean water. Most of us take this for granted. Whenever we need water, we...
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    Welcome Oscar! / Bienvenido Oscar!
    31 March, 2015
    CHILDREN, FAMILIES, Good Stories, TRANSITION HOME
    Family restoration is a key part of our mission at La Casa de mi...
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    A Samaritan´s Opportunity! / Una Oportunidad de Ayudar!
    24 March, 2015
    FAMILIES
    At times, life can be overwhelming. Crisis occurs and we don't even know how...
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    Spring Break in El Salvador / Vacaciones en El Salvador
    17 March, 2015
    CHILDREN
    It's spring break time for many in the United States. Many students head to...
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    A New Location / Una Nueva Ubicación
    12 March, 2015
    CHILDREN, Good Stories, La Finca, Mission Teams & Visitors
    In 2010, a doctor who helps to lead medical mission teams to El Salvador,...
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    Breaking News From La Casa! / Noticias de La Casa!
    3 March, 2015
    CHILDREN, Good Stories, La Finca
    Breaking news! We are very excited at La Casa de mi Padre after receiving...
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    Sponsorship Program. Childcare / Patrocinios. Cuidado de niños.
    24 February, 2015
    CHILDREN, Good Stories, Sponsorship Program
    Childcare. This week, we would like to explain a little bit about our heart....
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    Sponsorship Program. Families / Patrocinios. Familias
    17 February, 2015
    CHILDREN, FAMILIES, Sponsorship Program
    One of the most frequently asked questions about our sponsorship program is in regards...
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    Sponsorship Program, Counseling / Patrocinios, Consejería
    10 February, 2015
    CHILDREN, Sponsorship Program
    Another area of our sponsorship program focuses on counseling. We learned years ago that...
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    Sponsorship Program, Health / Patrocinios, Salud
    3 February, 2015
    CHILDREN, Sponsorship Program
    Health is a third area in our sponsorship program. Most of the children we...
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    Sponsorship Program, Food / Patrocinios, Alimentos
    26 January, 2015
    CHILDREN, Sponsorship Program
    Food.  What we eat is important in life.  Food is a basic need we...
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    Sponsorship Program, Education / Patrocinios, Educación
    19 January, 2015
    CHILDREN, Good Stories, Mission Teams & Visitors, Sponsorship Program
    Education.  Most of us would never argue that a key component in any attempt...
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    Sponsorship Program / Programa de Patrocinios
    14 January, 2015
    CHILDREN, Good Stories, Mission Teams & Visitors, Sponsorship Program
    As we start the new year here at La Casa de mi Padre, we...
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    Good News from La Casa! / Buenas Noticias de La Casa!
    6 January, 2015
    CHILDREN, Good Stories, La Finca
    Greetings from La Casa! Thank you, friends and partners, for joining us in this journey...
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    The Reason for the Season / La Razón de la Temporada
    26 December, 2014
    CHILDREN, FAMILIES, La Finca, Mission Teams & Visitors
    What if....you had just finished a semester in university, had been studying for days...
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    Merry Christmas! / Feliz Navidad!
    22 December, 2014
    CHILDREN, FAMILIES
    May each of you enjoy special memory making times with family and friends as...
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    Chasing Your Dreams / Alcanzando Sueños
    16 December, 2014
    CHILDREN, Good Stories, TRANSITION HOME
    Tenacious. Focused. Humble. Gentle spirit. These words all describe one special lady we all...
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    Vacation Time / Vacaciones
    9 December, 2014
    CHILDREN
    November. December. January. For some of you readers, these months are much like June,...
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    We are thankful! / Estamos agradecidos!
    1 December, 2014
    CHILDREN, Good Stories
    Before beginning the season of anticipating the celebration of the birth of Christ, La...
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    BFF!! / BFF!!
    24 November, 2014
    CHILDREN, Good Stories
    BFF. It stands for Best Friends Forever, right? Well, La Casa de mi Padre...
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    Friends from all over the world! / Amigos de todas partes del mundo!
    17 November, 2014
    CHILDREN, Good Stories, Mission Teams & Visitors
    It never ceases to amaze us as to how God connects people to carry...
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    Typical Afternoon / Tarde Típica
    11 November, 2014
    CHILDREN
    With another year of school completed and hopefully tucked away in our minds, the...
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    Last Week of School! / Última Semana de Clases!
    3 November, 2014
    CHILDREN, Good Stories
    If you would have walked inside our homes this past week, you would have...
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    Beauty... Inside and Out. / Belleza... por dentro y por fuera.
    28 October, 2014
    CHILDREN
    There was much excitement around hosting our family visit day last weekend. One   aunt...
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    Northpoint Encouraging the Soul / Northpoint Animando el Alma
    21 October, 2014
    CHILDREN
    Getting to experience the bigger world outside our own small worlds often grows our...
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    Chikungunya
    14 October, 2014
    Culture
    Chikungunya. This is quite a funny word to say. It is pronounced /chik-un-gun-ye/. When...
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    Children´s Day - Día del Niño/a
    6 October, 2014
    CHILDREN
    This past week, on October 1st, we celebrated Children's Day in El Salvador. This...
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    Different Perspective / Diferente Perspectiva
    29 September, 2014
    CHILDREN
    Carolina is one the girls who has been a part of the La Casa...
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    A glimpse into our culture / Una mirada a nuestra cultura
    22 September, 2014
    CHILDREN
    September is a month of learning about culture in El Salvador. Our homeschooled kids...
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    El Salvador / El Salvador
    15 September, 2014
    CHILDREN
    Today, we celebrate 193 years of independence of El Salvador.  Our kids, along...
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    Turning Eighteen. / Mayoría de Edad.
    8 September, 2014
    CHILDREN
    Turning eighteen. What does that small phrase conjure in your mind?   Maybe it means,...
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    Impacting Our World! / Impactando Nuestro Mundo!
    2 September, 2014
    CHILDREN
    Silvia lived at La Casa de Mi Padre for 10 years. After turning...
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    Families / Familias
    26 August, 2014
    CHILDREN
    Restore families. That phrase is part of our vision at La Casa. It is...
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    Building a Team! / Formando el Equipo!
    19 August, 2014
    CHILDREN
    Intentional. That has been a big word around La Casa this year. As we...
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    A Busy Summer! / Un Verano Ocupado!
    11 August, 2014
    CHILDREN, Mission Teams & Visitors
    God is faithful.  Always.  This summer, La Casa has been blessed by eight teams...
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    The Game of Life / El Juego de la Vida
    28 July, 2014
    CHILDREN
    The game of life. This is the game that the youth team from Atlanta,...
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    Girls Having Fun with Jewerly / Las Niñas Divirtiéndose con Joyería
    23 July, 2014
    CHILDREN
    When you have a house full of kids, they are always wanting to do...
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    A Normal Day at La Casa! / Un Día en La Casa!
    17 July, 2014
    CHILDREN
    Thank for your prayers and support that make a normal day possible! Gracias por sus...
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    Walls Go Up!! / Levantando Los Muros!!
    8 July, 2014
    La Finca, Mission Teams & Visitors, TRANSITION HOME
    Last week, we had an energetic youth team of 22 from Bethesda, MD help...
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    Like Family / Como una Familia
    30 June, 2014
    CHILDREN
      It is always fun to have "family" visit, isn't it? Last week, La Casa...
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    In The Trenches / En La Trinchera
    24 June, 2014
    CHILDREN, Mission Teams & Visitors
    As we still await our permit to build on our land, we acquired permission...
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    Father´s Day!! / Día del Padre!!
    18 June, 2014
    CHILDREN
    June 17th, the day we celebrate Father's Day in El Salvador. At La Casa,...
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    Respite House Parents / Padres de Apoyo
    10 June, 2014
    CHILDREN
    We all wait in anticipation, don't we? At La Casa, we have been waiting...
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    Bloomfield Blessings / La Bendición de Bloomfield
    4 June, 2014
    CHILDREN, Mission Teams & Visitors
    Last week, La Casa welcomed its first team of the summer from Bloomfield, IN....
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    Mother's Day with Our Moms / Día de la Madre con Nuestras Mamás
    27 May, 2014
    Good Stories
    Mother's Day...a day that often turns into a month of celebrations here in El...
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    La Casa´s 12th Anniversary / 12° Aniversario de La Casa
    20 May, 2014
    CHILDREN
    This past weekend marked the 12th anniversary for La Casa de mi Padre, a...
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    Celebrating Our Accreditation! / Celebrando nuestra Acreditación!
    13 May, 2014
    CHILDREN
    New child care laws were placed into effect in 2011 here in El Salvador....
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    Mom´s Matter!!! / Las Maravillosas Madres!!!
    6 May, 2014
    CHILDREN
    Mom's matter! That is why we are so thankful at the La Casa for...
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    Shoes of Love / Regalo de Amor
    29 April, 2014
    CHILDREN
    When your birthday is nearing, what do you start thinking about? Where will I...
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    Building a Team! / Equipándonos!
    21 April, 2014
    CHILDREN
    Una de las áreas mas importantes del trabajo de La Casa es la consejería....
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    Spring Break! / Semana Santa!
    15 April, 2014
    Good Stories, Mission Teams & Visitors
    When you think about the words "Spring Break", what comes to your mind? The...
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    Get Your Move On! / Somos Felices!
    8 April, 2014
    CHILDREN, Good Stories
    Last month, a study was released naming the happiest countries in the world....
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    New looks! / Una mirada Nueva!!
    1 April, 2014
    CHILDREN
    Have you ever had to wear glasses? I can vividly remember being in elementary...
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    Entrepreneurs / Empresarios
    24 March, 2014
    CHILDREN
    Have you ever had your teenager come up to you and ask for money?...
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    Big Hearts, Reaching Out! / Grandes Corazones, Compartiendo!
    17 March, 2014
    Mission Teams & Visitors
    Last week, we were blessed to host a team of doctors, dentists, physical therapists,...
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    A Great Task of Love / Una Labor de Amor
    10 March, 2014
    CHILDREN
    International Women's Day was celebrated around the world on Saturday.  As we reflect on...
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    One Big Family / Una Gran Familia
    4 March, 2014
    CHILDREN
    One Big Family Do you remember when you had to share responsibilities with your siblings? ...
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    Olympics 2014 / Olímpicos 2014
    24 February, 2014
    CHILDREN
    For the past two weeks, many have been glued to the television to watch...
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    Celebrating Friendship Day / Celebrando el Día de la Amistad
    19 February, 2014
    CHILDREN
    Last week a special day we all call Valentine's Day was celebrated. Our girls...
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    A Man's Best Friend / El Mejor Amigo del Hombre
    11 February, 2014
    CHILDREN
    This week contains a special day, Valentines Day.  Here in El Salvador, this day...
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    Our Small Classroom / Nuestra Aula
    4 February, 2014
    CHILDREN
    Education is important at La Casa.  Children often come to us behind in school,...
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    The Joy of Sharing! / El Gozo de Compartir!
    28 January, 2014
    CHILDREN
    A hoarded blessing is never enjoyed as richly as a shared one!! God’s blessings...
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    And...we are off and running!
    21 January, 2014
    CHILDREN
    Whew!  You forget the energy, organization and resources that it takes to get everyone...
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    Back To School! / De Regreso a Clases!
    13 January, 2014
    CHILDREN
    Back to school days have begun at La Casa.  27 children and young adults...
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    Learning Can Be Fun! / Aprender Puede Ser Divertido!
    6 January, 2014
    CHILDREN
    Each January not only brings in a new year, but the countdown of the...
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    HAPPY NEW YEAR!! / FELIZ AÑO NUEVO!!
    31 December, 2013
    CHILDREN
    Wow....2013 is almost a memory.  It would not, however, be right to just...
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    A Joyful Time / Tiempo de Gozo
    24 December, 2013
    CHILDREN
    Our Savior's birth is truly a reason to celebrate. It is a time to...
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    Beautiful Princess / Hermosa Princesa
    17 December, 2013
    CHILDREN
    Do you remember being a teenager? It seems like you never like yourself, especially...
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    Talent Show Night / Noche de Talentos
    11 December, 2013
    CHILDREN
    Our tias and tios have been busy thinking of activities for our children...
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    Two Special Graduates / Dos Bachilleres muy Especiales
    25 November, 2013
    CHILDREN
    La Casa had the awesome privilege of watching two of our young ladies walk...
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    Vacation! / Vacaciones!
    19 November, 2013
    CHILDREN
    School is over. Books, notebooks, left over supplies are all packed away, a distant...
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    Hands of Love / Manos de Amor
    12 November, 2013
    CHILDREN
    A big part of our work with children is connecting our children back with...
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    Tarde Típica
    5 November, 2013
    CHILDREN
    Last Friday, most of our children finished their school year. Last week was filled with...
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    Getting Ready to Celebrate! / Listos Para Celebrar!
    28 October, 2013
    CHILDREN
    Can you identify with the celebration of persevering a long, hard task?  Here, in...
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    Guests in our Home / Invitados en Casa
    21 October, 2013
    CHILDREN, Good Stories, Mission Teams & Visitors
    We've had a flurry of activity in our homes this past week.  14 adults...
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    Significant Achievement / Pequeños Grandes Logros!
    14 October, 2013
    CHILDREN
    Do you remember a time when you had to speak in public? Were you...
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    Another Step Towards Graduation/Otro Paso Hacia la Graduación
    8 October, 2013
    CHILDREN
    About this time each year in El Salvador, more than 89 thousand public and...
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    Special Day / Día Especial
    1 October, 2013
    CHILDREN
    Today, Children's Day is being celebrated in El Salvador.  Actually, many activities planned...
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    Hope / Esperanza
    24 September, 2013
    CHILDREN
    Early every morning, backpack on her shoulders and a big smile across her face,...
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    Healing Hearts / Sanando Corazones
    17 September, 2013
    CHILDREN
    At the very top hill on our farm, there stood a humongous tree. Around...
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    Delicious Tradition / Deliciosa Tradición
    9 September, 2013
    CHILDREN, Culture
    Visiting El Salvador is a wonderful experience. There are beautiful beaches, landscapes accented with...
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    Stepping out into the real world / Saliendo al mundo real
    2 September, 2013
    CHILDREN
    Have you ever looked up to an older sibling and just couldn't wait for...
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    A Special Reunion
    26 August, 2013
    CHILDREN
    There are many statistics out there about the number of "orphans" in our world....
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    Teamwork
    19 August, 2013
    CHILDREN
    Have you ever worked on a project, but never saw the end result? Have...
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    Surrounded by Love
    13 August, 2013
    CHILDREN, Good Stories
    Life is messy. At La Casa, we believe that we all need accompaniment along...
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    August vacations / Vacaciones de Agosto
    7 August, 2013
    CHILDREN, Good Stories, Mission Teams & Visitors
    The 3rd, 5th, and 6th of August each year are special days in El...
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    Wonderful Things can Happen in Just One Week.
    29 July, 2013
    CHILDREN
    Have you ever experienced moving from one house to another?  You've sorted, cleaned, packed...
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    Love....Live Simply....So you can Love Some More
    22 July, 2013
    CHILDREN, Mission Teams & Visitors
    Each week this summer, teams have been connecting with our kids, working on projects,...
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    Earthquakes, Sunny Days, and Changes
    15 July, 2013
    CHILDREN, Mission Teams & Visitors
    Have you ever felt an earthquake? This past week, we felt the earth move...
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    A Happy Country
    8 July, 2013
    CHILDREN, Good Stories
    Have you seen the logo for Pizza Hut? Do you know that a Salvadoran...
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    Spreading Wings
    1 July, 2013
    CHILDREN, TRANSITION HOME
    Do you remember what it was like when you packed your belongings and headed...
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    Life is good
    24 June, 2013
    CHILDREN
    "Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others...
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    Do not fear, I am with you.
    18 June, 2013
    CHILDREN
    So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for...
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    Kicking Off Summer Team Season
    10 June, 2013
    Mission Teams & Visitors
    La Casa kicked off its summer mission team season with a group from North...
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    Blessing or blessed
    4 June, 2013
    Mission Teams & Visitors
    Hi. My name is Hannah House (Hannah Casa) and I am 18 years old....
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    Window Into a Heart
    29 May, 2013
    CHILDREN
    What would you do with just a pencil and an eraser? Going though La...
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    Goodbyes are never easy
    20 May, 2013
    CHILDREN
    There is a Season for Everything Over a year and a half ago, Diana Rodriguez...
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    Goooooooooal!!
    13 May, 2013
    CHILDREN
    Have you ever watched a soccer game?  If so, you know the famous  word...
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    Un poema para mi mamá
    7 May, 2013
    CHILDREN
    El mes de Mayo es una época muy sentimental en La Casa ya que se...
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    A Poem For My Mom
    7 May, 2013
    CHILDREN
    The month of May is a very sentimental time in La Casa as Mother's...
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    New Photo Policy
    29 April, 2013
    CHILDREN
    Living in any country means keeping up with changes in the laws.  New child...
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    Stepping Into the World of Work!
    16 April, 2013
    CHILDREN
    The Bridge, our transition home, opened a little over a year ago.  As with...
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    Being Prepared!
    15 April, 2013
    CHILDREN
    This year, children homes in El Salvador are all undergoing a new process of...
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    The Place Where God Changed My Heart
    9 April, 2013
    Mission Teams & Visitors
    On July 7, 2012 I boarded a plane expecting to have a week full...
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    Our Vacations!
    3 April, 2013
    CHILDREN
    This past week was Holy Week, which is always a vacation week from school...
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    A Morning Worth Remembering
    28 March, 2013
    CHILDREN, Mission Teams & Visitors
    Our visitors from Faithbridge Church in Houston headed out to bless our neighbors at...
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    True Beauty
    19 March, 2013
    CHILDREN
    In El Salvador, turning fifteen years old is a big deal for young ladies....
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    The First Group of the Year
    13 March, 2013
    Mission Teams & Visitors
    (Versión español abajo) It is spring break time in the United States, which kicks off...
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    Learning Together!
    4 March, 2013
    CHILDREN
    (Versión español abajo) Yes!  We made it!  Ever felt like screaming this?  The staff at...
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    ¡Clases en La Casa!
    26 February, 2013
    CHILDREN
    Ya ha pasado más de un mes después del inicio de clases. Hemos regresado...
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    Classes in La Casa
    25 February, 2013
    CHILDREN
    We are now a little over one month into the new school year. All...
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    ¡El Staff de La Casa crece!
    18 February, 2013
    CHILDREN
    En La Casa todos hemos comentado sobre la llegada de Kelly, ella viene desde...
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    La Casa's Staff is Growing!
    18 February, 2013
    CHILDREN
    There has been new buzz around La Casa.  Kelly, who will be our new...
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    Amistad Verdadera
    13 February, 2013
    CHILDREN
    Los niños tienen amistades verdaderas, construyen lazos muy profundos pues a diferencia de los...
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    True Friendship
    11 February, 2013
    CHILDREN
    This week, we celebrate Valentine's Day.  It is often referred to as "Friendship Day"...
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    Una visita muy especial
    4 February, 2013
    CHILDREN
    Somos Chris y Suzanne Roberts, visitamos La Casa con nuestra Iglesia Cumberland Church de...
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    Special Friends Visit
    4 February, 2013
    CHILDREN
    We are Chris and Suzanne Roberts. Last July Chris went on a mission's trip...
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    ¡De Regreso a Clases!
    28 January, 2013
    CHILDREN
    ¡De regreso a clases! ¿Qué se les viene a la mente cuando escuchan estas...
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    Back to school!
    28 January, 2013
    CHILDREN
    Back to school!  What thoughts do those words bring to mind? Now multiply that...
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    Die Jungs haben unser Herz erobert
    22 January, 2013
    CHILDREN
    Heute wollen wir euch unsere neuen Hauseltern für das Jungs-Haus vorstellen: Ceferino und Rosa...
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    Los chicos nos han robado el corazón
    21 January, 2013
    CHILDREN
    Nos alegra presentarles a nuestros nuevos padres de hogar, casa de varones: Ceferino y...
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    The Boys Have Stolen Our Hearts
    21 January, 2013
    CHILDREN
    We would like to introduce you to our new boys’ home house parents, Ceferino...
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    Vielen Dank Gerardo und Sandra!
    21 January, 2013
    CHILDREN
    Gott hat La Casa de mi Padre im Laufe der Jahre ganz klar gezeigt,...
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    Gracias Gerardo y Sandra!
    15 January, 2013
    CHILDREN
    A través de los años, Dios ha mostrado claramente a La Casa de mi...
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    Thank you Gerardo and Sandra!
    14 January, 2013
    CHILDREN
    God clearly showed La Casa de mi Padre the importance of family over the...
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    Celebrating Christmas Family-Style
    2 January, 2013
    CHILDREN
    Each year, the children at La Casa who cannot be with their own family...
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    ¡Celebrando la Navidad!
    26 December, 2012
    CHILDREN
    El sábado pasado el equipo de La Casa celebró la navidad junto con los...
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    Celebrating the Season
    26 December, 2012
    CHILDREN
    This past Saturday, La Casa’s staff and children celebrated Christmas with our families at...
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    It's Beginning to Look a Like Christmas
    18 December, 2012
    CHILDREN
    For several years now, we have been blessed by a donation from My Father's...
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    Mehr als eine Weihnachtskarte
    12 December, 2012
    CHILDREN
    Es ist 14:30 Uhr und die Kinder sitzen draußen auf der Veranda um einen...
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    Más que una Tarjeta de Navidad
    11 December, 2012
    CHILDREN
    Son las 2.30 p.m. y los chicos están ubicando mesas y sillas en la...
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    More than a Christmas Card
    10 December, 2012
    CHILDREN
    It’s 2:30 in the afternoon and the children are sitting around the table on...
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    Unser letztes Kurzzeit-Team für dieses Jahr...
    10 December, 2012
    CHILDREN
    Letzte Woche war das letzte Arbeitseinsatz-Team für dieses Jahr in La Casa am Werk....
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    Our last team of the year...
    5 December, 2012
    Mission Teams & Visitors
    This past week, La Casa welcomed its last work team of the year. We...
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    Unsere Absolventen!
    4 December, 2012
    CHILDREN
    Zwei unserer jungen Erwachsenen hatten an "Thanksgiving" ihren großen Tag: Francisco und Samuel absolvierten...
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    Nuestros Graduados
    27 November, 2012
    CHILDREN
    En el día de Acción de Gracias dos de nuestros jóvenes Francisco y Samuel...
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    Our Graduates
    26 November, 2012
    CHILDREN
    On Thanksgiving Day, two of our young adults, Francisco and Samuel, walked across stage...
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    Servir para sanar
    22 November, 2012
    CHILDREN
    En nuestra Misión, una de las palabras claves es “educar”, esto puede abarcar muchas cosas....
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    Die heilende Wirkung des Dienens
    21 November, 2012
    CHILDREN
    Eines der Schlüsselwörter unseres Leitbildes für die Arbeit in La Casa de mi Padre...
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    Serving to Heal
    20 November, 2012
    CHILDREN
    In our mission statement, one of the key words is “educate”.  That can cover...
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    Die erste Arbeitsstelle!!
    14 November, 2012
    CHILDREN
    Pinto ist ein ganz besonderer junger Mann und bei allen beliebt. Er kam zu...
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    ¡Mi primer trabajo!
    12 November, 2012
    CHILDREN
    Pinto es un joven muy especial y querido por todos, él llegó a La...
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    First Job!
    12 November, 2012
    CHILDREN
    Pinto is a very special young man and loved by everyone.  He came to...
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    Schule ist aus!
    8 November, 2012
    CHILDREN
    Die Ferien sind da. Hier in El Salvador beginnt die Schule Mitte Januar und...
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    School is out!
    6 November, 2012
    CHILDREN
    Vacation time is here.   School begins the middle of January and usually goes through...
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    Una nueva oportunidad
    29 October, 2012
    CHILDREN
    Hace algunos meses recibimos a una nueva jovencita su nombre es Dina. Todos estaban...
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    A Second Chance
    29 October, 2012
    CHILDREN
    Several months ago, a new young lady, named Dina, joined our La Casa family. ...
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    Caminando a través de la luz
    23 October, 2012
    Mission Teams & Visitors
    Alan Burnett de North Point Community Church nos comparte su experiencia en La Casa: Este...
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    Walking Through The Light
    23 October, 2012
    Mission Teams & Visitors
    (Check out slide show at the end) Alan Burnett, from North Point Community Church shares...
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    Las llevo en mi corazón
    16 October, 2012
    CHILDREN
    "Solamente nos separamos para conocernos de nuevo" - John Gay Tía Ly trabajó en la...
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    I have you in my heart
    16 October, 2012
    CHILDREN
    We only part to meet again.  -John Gay Tia Ly worked as a tia (caregiver)...
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    Hey! Wir sind einfach Kinder!
    11 October, 2012
    CHILDREN
    In einem vorangegangen Blog haben wir über lustige Dinge berichtet, die unsere Kinder sagen....
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    Hey! Solo somos niños
    10 October, 2012
    CHILDREN
    Hace algún tiempo publicamos un blog acerca de cosas graciosas que dicen nuestros chicos....
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    Hey! We’re Just Kids
    10 October, 2012
    CHILDREN
    A previous blog was about funny things our kids say.  They are so humble...
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    Die Dinge kommen ins Rollen...!
    9 October, 2012
    CHILDREN
    Unser Land wird schon seit den 1950's die "Wunder-Farm" genannt Es ist spannend zu sehen,...
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    Nuestro proyecto empieza a tomar forma
    1 October, 2012
    La Finca
    Finca El Milagro, vista del lago de Ilopango Nuestra emoción crece cuando vemos a Dios...
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    It’s Coming Together!
    1 October, 2012
    CHILDREN
    Our land has been called The Miracle Farm since the 1950's Excitement is building as...
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    Eine Mission mit Leben füllen
    27 September, 2012
    CHILDREN
    Manchmal hält uns das Leben in Atem. So auch die Mitarbeiter in La Casa...
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    Viviendo nuestra Misión
    26 September, 2012
    CHILDREN
    Algunas veces la vida te mantiene ocupado, este es el caso del staff de...
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    Es wird nie langweilig
    25 September, 2012
    CHILDREN
    An meinem ersten Arbeitstag sagte man zu mir, "Du musst wissen, hier ist kein...
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    A Mission to Live Out
    25 September, 2012
    CHILDREN
    Sometimes, life keeps you busy.  This has been the case for the staff at...
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    Never a Dull Moment
    18 September, 2012
    CHILDREN
    The work of some never ends.  In La Casa de mi Padre, there is always...
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    Un día en La Casa
    14 September, 2012
    CHILDREN
    En mi primer día de trabajo en La Casa alguién me dijo: “Tienes que...
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    Wenn Liebe dich erfass
    12 September, 2012
    CHILDREN
    Wenn Liebe dich erfasst, verändert sich alles... -Steven Curtis Chapman Allie und ich hatten die Möglichkeit,...
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    Cuando el amor llega
    12 September, 2012
    Mission Teams & Visitors
    Cuando el amor llega, todo cambia… -Steve Curtis Chapman Este fin de semana Allie y yo...
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    When Love Takes You In
    7 September, 2012
    Mission Teams & Visitors
    When love takes you in, everything changes… -Steven Curtis Chapman This weekend Allie and I had...
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    Nach langer Zeit
    7 September, 2012
    FAMILIES
    Eines der Hauptziele von La Casa ist es, die Kinder mit leiblichen Angehörigen zusammenzubringen,...
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    Te Alabaré en la Tormenta
    4 September, 2012
    CHILDREN
    Este año hemos recibido muchas bendiciones, pero también ha sido un año difícil para...
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    I Will Praise Him in the Storm
    4 September, 2012
    CHILDREN
    This year has been a year of blessings, but also a year of facing difficult...
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    Gesegnet, um andere zu segnen
    30 August, 2012
    TRANSITION HOME
    Hier könnt ihr einen Brief von Salvador lesen, der zurzeit eine Jüngerschaftsschule von YWAM...
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    Después de tanto tiempo
    28 August, 2012
    FAMILIES
    Una de las mayores metas de La Casa es conectar a los niños con...
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    After a Long Time
    28 August, 2012
    FAMILIES
    One of the major goals at La Casa is to connect children to their...
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    Bendecido para Bendecir
    22 August, 2012
    TRANSITION HOME
    La siguiente carta es de Salvador, quien está participando en Jucum, programa de discipulado...
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    Blessed to Bless Others
    22 August, 2012
    TRANSITION HOME
    The following is a letter from Salvador who is participating in a YWAM discipleship training...
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    Friendship Stories
    17 August, 2012
    CHILDREN
    Throughout the year, La Casa has been blessed by visits from nine different mission...
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    We're Back!
    30 July, 2012
    CHILDREN
    We are very excited to share our new website: www.mfh-elsalvador.org/ What's new? Easy navigation from computers,...
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    Ana’s Pupuseria!
    30 July, 2012
    Mission Teams & Visitors
    Laws are changing in El Salvador.  The court system has been assigned the task...
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    Our Remodeling Continues!
    23 July, 2012
    CHILDREN
    This summer, we have been blessed with teams who have shared the desire of...
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    Getting Started!
    16 July, 2012
    Mission Teams & Visitors
    In 2006, La Casa was able to purchase 28 acres of land in Santo...
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    Crowley is here!
    2 July, 2012
    CHILDREN
    The children at La Casa were anxiously awaiting a visit this past Wednesday and went...
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    Der Traum einer Familie
    26 June, 2012
    CHILDREN
    La Casa hatte das Vorrecht ein weiteres Global-X Team aus Atlanta hier zu haben. Diesem...
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    A Dream Come True
    25 June, 2012
    FAMILIES, Mission Teams & Visitors
    La Casa had the privilege of hosting another Global-X team from Atlanta this past...
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    A Father Figure
    18 June, 2012
    CHILDREN
    The lack of a father figure deeply affects children, but God has been good...
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    One Big Family!
    11 June, 2012
    Mission Teams & Visitors
    After several weeks of meetings and preparation, the second GlobalX missions team based out...
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    Singt zur Ehre des Herrn!
    4 June, 2012
    CHILDREN
    Unsere Kinder wollen Lobpreisleiter in der Gemeinde werden. Was für eine großartige Art, den...
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    Sing to the Lord!
    31 May, 2012
    CHILDREN
    Our children want to be worship leaders at Church. What a great way to...
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    Vielen Dank “Faithbridge”!
    30 May, 2012
    Mission Teams & Visitors
    “Bevor Juan in unser Leben trat, hat niemand jemals Notiz von unserer Familie genommen....
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    Thank you Faithbridge!
    28 May, 2012
    Mission Teams & Visitors
    “No one has ever paid any attention to our family before Juan came into...
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    Endlich habe ich ein zu Hause!
    24 May, 2012
    CHILDREN
    Letzten Freitag hat La Casa sein 10-jähriges Bestehen gefeiert. Es scheint schon lange her...
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    Finally, I have a house!
    22 May, 2012
    CHILDREN
    Last Friday, La Casa celebrated its tenth anniversary. In so many ways it seems...
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    Happy Mother's Day!
    11 May, 2012
    CHILDREN
    "God Bless all mothers on this day!"  This was the message written on the...
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    Auf Herausforderungen vorbereitet
    9 May, 2012
    CHILDREN
    Momentan haben wir 19 Kinder im Teenager-Alter! Man kann sich vorstellen, welche Herausforderungen es mit...
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    I have a question...
    30 April, 2012
    CHILDREN
    One afternoon, while I was working at my desk, one of the young boys...
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    Lunch is Served!
    23 April, 2012
    CHILDREN
    El almuerzo está servido! / Essen ist fertig! La Casa looks quiet… / La Casa luce...
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    Light in My Home
    19 April, 2012
    CHILDREN
    “I couldn’t sleep all night thinking about this visit.  I wanted to see my...
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    A special project!
    10 April, 2012
    Mission Teams & Visitors
    La Casa was privileged to have a visit from North Point Community Church last...
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    I have family!
    27 March, 2012
    FAMILIES
    Yesterday, Gary sat down with Juan to say, “Juan, you know how the other...
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    Medical Journey 2012
    19 March, 2012
    CHILDREN
    Here is a slideshow of some of the amazing work performed by our...
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    La Casa has a new logo!
    13 March, 2012
    Good Stories
    This year La Casa de mi Padre celebrates its tenth year anniversary! It is...
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    From One Mom to Another
    6 March, 2012
    CHILDREN
    Norys our Social Worker with Jenny´s daughters “I bought some breakfast and headed to Jenny’s...
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    Trusted Friends
    27 February, 2012
    La Finca
    Carolina riding In 2010, two horses were donated to La Casa, and since then our...
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    Kids Say the Funniest Things!
    20 February, 2012
    CHILDREN
    We learn many things from our children daily. They can make us laugh, and...
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    Welcome Noris!
    13 February, 2012
    FAMILIES, Good Stories
    Noris, Social Worker, La Casa de mi Padre Have you ever wanted to meet an...
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    Let's go to the market!
    7 February, 2012
    CHILDREN
    Vamos al mercado!
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    Getting ready!
    31 January, 2012
    CHILDREN
    Beginning a new school year is a big event at La Casa. We are...
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    Quack Quack Quack
    25 January, 2012
    CHILDREN
    What does a duck say?  “Quack Quack Quack.” Gabriela Roja, language therapist and special education...
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    Farewell Words
    17 January, 2012
    TRANSITION HOME
    “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those...
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    La Casa can finally rest and go to sleep
    10 January, 2012
    CHILDREN
    A couple of weeks ago I saw the girls drawing pictures. I asked them...
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    A place to belong
    6 January, 2012
    CHILDREN, FAMILIES
    Oscar hugging his sister Ana Oscar with his sister Ana “I don’t want him to leave;...
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    Give me your hand
    30 December, 2011
    CHILDREN
    Sarai with Juan in her way to her home At La Casa, we value family...
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    A Christmas Gift
    20 December, 2011
    CHILDREN
    A nativity made it by Francisco Pinto The Christmas spirit is alive at La Casa...
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    Breaking Chains
    13 December, 2011
    CHILDREN
    Eunice Salvador, Counselor of La Casa de mi Padre When I was 15 years old,...
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    A friend
    6 December, 2011
    Good Stories
    Wilfredo on his way to do some errands While working as a bus driver in...
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    Understanding God’s Love
    28 November, 2011
    TRANSITION HOME
    Ruth during her High School graduation I graduated from high school Thursday night, and I...
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    Harvesting Fruits
    17 November, 2011
    TRANSITION HOME
    Alejandro young adult of La Casa de mi Padre I am about to begin a...
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    La Casa de mi Padre is My Story
    11 November, 2011
    CHILDREN, TRANSITION HOME
    Eugenia at La Casa de mi Padre Before coming to La Casa, I had never...
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    Wonderfully Made
    28 October, 2011
    CHILDREN
    Pinto washing the Van Last week, the children stayed at home because classes were suspended...
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    A crown that will last forever
    13 October, 2011
    Good Stories
    Going to do some errands Taking care of 34 children can be a challenge....
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    Seated at the King´s Table!
    6 October, 2011
    CHILDREN
    Some news to share Transition House / Casa de Transición  All of the staff was called...
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    Striving for What is Ahead!
    29 September, 2011
    Good Stories
    When one of our families found out that they were going to visit their...
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    Wait Peacefully
    20 September, 2011
    CHILDREN
    One of our children praying / Uno de nuestros niños orando That day, the disciples...
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    Destroying walls!
    13 September, 2011
    CHILDREN
     “On my first day at La Casa, I was anxiously awaiting for the children...
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    God always answers prayers!
    9 August, 2011
    CHILDREN
    By Alexia Salazar, Director of Communications Juan Carlos and Daniela sitting together as the ceremony...
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    My 3rd mission trip to La Casa
    21 July, 2011
    Mission Teams & Visitors
    By Patsy Johnson, mission team member from Faithbridge (July 2011)  July 9th was my third...
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    No pain..., no gain!
    7 July, 2011
    CHILDREN
    By Alexia Salazar, Director of Communications One of the characteristics that most of our children...
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    An evening to remember...
    1 July, 2011
    CHILDREN
    By Alexia Salazar, Director of Communications Salvador, who is 18 years old and was Valedictorian...
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    Danke shön!
    24 June, 2011
    Mission Teams & Visitors
    By Alexia Salazar, Director of Communications La Casa is going through a lot of changes...
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    Mission Accomplished!
    22 June, 2011
    La Finca, Mission Teams & Visitors
    By Gary Powell, Executive Director 2010 was a record year for rain in El Salvador...
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    A funny story!
    9 June, 2011
    CHILDREN
    Written by Alexia Salazar Told by Juan Carlos Soto, house dad for the girls´home Juan Carlos,...
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    Heroes among us...
    3 June, 2011
    Good Stories
    By Alexia Salazar, Director of Communications. During these 9 years of La Casa de mi...
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    La Casa turns 9 years old this month!
    20 May, 2011
    CHILDREN
    FB status by Sharon Powell - Wednesday May 18th, 2011 "9 years ago today, a...
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    Hasta la vista, Kathy!
    13 May, 2011
    CHILDREN
    By Alexia Salazar, Director of Communications As many of you know, Kathryn Winn is our...
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    Life through the eyes of a child... Priceless!
    9 May, 2011
    CHILDREN
    Chepe is a 13 year old boy living at La Casa for several years...
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    Getting Involved!
    28 April, 2011
    Mission Teams & Visitors
    By Alexandra Smith, mission team member at La Casa.  Alexandra holding Emanuel during a visit...
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    Making a difference!
    14 April, 2011
    Good Stories
    By Alexia Salazar In the past few weeks, the Lord has give us the...
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    Sanctus Real supports La Casa!
    4 April, 2011
    Good Stories
    By Alexia Salazar, Director of Communications The Christian band Sanctus Real has graciously agreed to...
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    Living La Casa Experience...
    28 March, 2011
    Mission Teams & Visitors
    In the past few weeks we have shared  in our Facebook that our Mission...
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    A very special family reunion...
    24 March, 2011
    FAMILIES
    By Kathryn Winn, Alexia Salazar and Patty Ramirez. (Alexia) Claudia and her brother hanging out! /...
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    Perspective...
    14 March, 2011
    CHILDREN
    By Kathryn Winn, Family Program Coordinator Kathryn crossing a river to visit one of our...
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    What this year with La Casa de mi Padre has taught me…
    10 March, 2011
    Mission Teams & Visitors
    By Jenn Hess, Intern at La Casa for one year. Jenn served at La...
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    Beginning Another Cycle…
    21 February, 2011
    CHILDREN
    Some of the little girls during a group session with Patty. by Patty Ramirez,...
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    Watching the Lord Orchestrate
    1 February, 2011
    CHILDREN
    By Gary Powell, Executive Director. Beginning a new school year at La Casa can be...
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    Children at work!
    17 January, 2011
    CHILDREN
    By Roberto Argueta, Tutor at La Casa.   Roberto working with Claudita / Roberto trabajando con...
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    Our first devotional of 2011...
    11 January, 2011
    Good Stories
    Last Friday morning we all gathered to restart our staff devotions as we do...
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    4 January, 2011
    Good Stories
     
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    Feliz Navidad to all!!!
    28 December, 2010
    CHILDREN
    Merry Christmas from La Casa!!! Watch two of our boys singing and dancing their...
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    Home, sweet home...
    9 December, 2010
    CHILDREN, FAMILIES
    By Kathryn Winn The Pintos have a great time when they visit their family /...
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    More than a graduation ceremony...
    1 December, 2010
    CHILDREN
    By Patty Ramirez I know many of you have heard that we have been celebrating...
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    Our own Valedictorian at La Casa!
    25 November, 2010
    CHILDREN
    By Patty Ramirez (Director of Treatment) and Alexia Salazar (Director of Communications)   Salvador and...
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    "At ten years, he had no clue how to write..."
    12 November, 2010
    CHILDREN
    Agustin and two other siblings live at La Casa / Agustin y dos hermanos...
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    Our children make us proud!
    29 October, 2010
    CHILDREN
    By Lizz Velásquez, Tía at the girls´home. Last week we told you about "The Fair...
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    Providing opportunities for the future
    26 October, 2010
    CHILDREN
    By Kathryn Winn, Family and Vocational Program Coordinator. When I began serving in La...
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    Working hard!
    20 October, 2010
    CHILDREN
    A couple of our "tios" working on a project for the fair / Algunos...
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    There's something so beautiful about...
    5 October, 2010
    CHILDREN
    By Jen Hess, doing an internship at La Casa for 1 year Praising the Lord...
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    Living on the Alert
    8 September, 2010
    Good Stories
    by Jen Hess, doing an internship at La Casa for 1 year For the past...
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    Saturdays at La Finca
    5 September, 2010
    CHILDREN
      Claudia on Spirit / Claudia montando Spirit By Whitney Powell Growing up there have always...
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    A Lesson in Humility
    31 August, 2010
    CHILDREN
    By Esther Knight From my first visit to La Casa in 2002, I was drawn...
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    Music to My Ears
    17 August, 2010
    CHILDREN
    By Christy Tennant  What a delight it was to return to my friends at La...
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    Turning Two
    11 August, 2010
    CHILDREN
    by Jen Hess, doing an internship at La Casa for 1 year Enjoying their pizza...
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    Chivalry is not dead!
    30 July, 2010
    CHILDREN
    By Lara Savitz, summer Communications intern I may not be able to speak for my...
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    How can you pray for us?
    23 July, 2010
    CHILDREN
    By Lara Savitz, summer Communications intern One of the greatest ways you can support La...
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    From the Lips of a Child
    20 July, 2010
    CHILDREN
    by Jen Hess, counseling intern at La Casa for 1 year Making cookies! / ¡Haciendo...
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    Rosita, the 8-year-old entrepreneur
    16 July, 2010
    CHILDREN
    by Lara Savitz, summer Communications intern On Wednesday, Kathryn excitedly ran into the office to...
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    Jammin'
    13 July, 2010
    CHILDREN
    by Lara Savitz, summer Communications intern Many of our kids already have years of musical...
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    A great price, a greater reward
    9 July, 2010
    CHILDREN
    By Kathryn Winn, Family Program Coordinator I was reading this week in John 6 about...
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    An Unconditional Friend
    6 July, 2010
    CHILDREN
    By Sarai Cotto, Administrative Assistant When I was about to graduate from high school, I...
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    La Casa es Mi Casa
    30 June, 2010
    CHILDREN
    By Corey Gray, Pastor, Fourth Presbyterian Church, Bethesda, Maryland The ministry of La Casa...
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    A God of Details
    29 June, 2010
    CHILDREN
    By Ly, Tía in the girls’ home Many people, maybe even the majority, believe in...
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    Double your blessing!
    25 June, 2010
    CHILDREN
    If you have felt God’s calling to donate money to support our ministry, now...
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    Families 24/7
    22 June, 2010
    CHILDREN
    by Patty Ramírez, Director of Treatment, and Kathryn Winn, Family Program Coordinator In order for...
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    Please pray for these little ones.
    20 June, 2010
    CHILDREN
    Yesterday, the three children pictured in the blog header  lost their mother after a...
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    Forgiveness, an essential part of our work.
    11 June, 2010
    Good Stories
    By Gary Powell, Executive Director. In December, I was asked to write a few...
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    God is doing Heart Surgery
    8 June, 2010
    Mission Teams & Visitors
    by Alexandra Smith, Chestnut Mtn. Presbyterian Mission Team Being at La Casa for the...
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    The Blessings of Change
    5 June, 2010
    Mission Teams & Visitors
    by Denise Johnson, visited La Casa with a mission team from Chestnut Mountain Presbyterian Church...
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    Singin' in the Rain
    1 June, 2010
    CHILDREN
    by Jen Hess, doing an internship at La Casa for 1 year. Flooding in the backyard /...
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    Visiting Arturo's Family in Apancoyo
    28 May, 2010
    Mission Teams & Visitors
    By Kelly Mitchell, house mom at Eagle Ranch (recently visited La Casa) Getting ready to...
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    Fishing for Tadpoles
    24 May, 2010
    CHILDREN
    By Sandra de Lemus, housemom for the boys home Sandra and José Antonio RECREATION is...
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    8 Years of Changes...
    21 May, 2010
    CHILDREN
    by Gary Powell, Executive Director (English Version) This week we are celebrating our 8th Anniversary...
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    A Mother's Day at school
    15 May, 2010
    CHILDREN
    (Below, English and Spanish versions)  By Patty Ramirez, Director of Treatment. Way to go Jonathan! It was...
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    HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!
    11 May, 2010
    FAMILIES
    (Below, English and Spanish versions).   By Kathryn Winn, Family Program Coordinator The Ramirez siblings with...
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    La Casa De Mi Padre does not merely raise children, but works to RESTORE FAMILIES.
    7 May, 2010
    FAMILIES
      By Kathryn Winn, Family Program Coordinator   Today we began a two part staff training for...
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    A fun and close encounter with Emanuel.
    5 May, 2010
    CHILDREN
    (English and Spanish version below)   It seems like it was only yesterday that Emanuel came...
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    A boys week!
    30 April, 2010
    CHILDREN
    (Below English & Spanish versions). By Patty Ramirez, Director of Treatment. Patty hanging out with...
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    La Casa's Revolution!
    27 April, 2010
    FAMILIES
    (Versions below: English and Spanish). By Kathryn Winn, Family Program Coordinator. Gregoria working on...
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    City Council votes!
    26 April, 2010
    La Finca
    We just learned that City Council met last Wednesday afternoon and voted to completely...
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    We start the journey toward building!
    23 April, 2010
    La Finca
    (ENGLISH version) By Gary Powell, Executive Director This past week we started the process of...
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    "A pathway no one knew was there!"
    19 April, 2010
    CHILDREN
    Miracles do happen at La Casa de mi Padre in El Salvador!

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