Who am I?

  During the last transfer Soeur Holt was able to work across two branches of the Church; and when she moved back to Abymes full time she left behind lots of friends and people she had been teaching in Lamentin. On Saturday she reports that it was Soeur Versaille’s baptism!!! It was strange seeing all the…

A real English beauty!

The big news as we move into the new week is that Soeur Holt is moving back into Abymes full time and will not be splitting her time between the two areas. Ironically this comes as she reports that the headaches have disappeared for the moment and, this week has actually felt like a really…

A three day headache!

Soeur Holt has now been out for just about four months (almost three months in Guadeloupe) and she is starting to realise that she has a finite time as a missionary. She’s thinking about her purpose as a missionary and whether she is making the most of her time. It is really good to hear that she…

Only two working computers!!

No photos this week- In explanation we have only found one email place that is open today and it only has 2 working computers so Soeur Needs and I are only having 45 minutes each, plus the usb ports don’t work. We got answers to some questions and reassurance that all is well. There were…

It rains in the Caribbean! Who knew?

Eleanor’s email caught us a little bit by surprise this week as it landed in our inboxes at lunch time. Last week we talked a little bit about Carnival- to us it sounded like a wonderful and vibrant experience. No doubt, it does have that side but in answer to a question about whether she had…

And then there were three!

The big news of this week is that Soeur Holt has moved area and has two new companions. Soeur Heno’s knee problems have been slightly worse than we have suggested. This is highlighted by their shopping trip on Wednesday: The sisters then picked us up and we went shopping which was hilarious because Soeur Heno…

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times

It is always ‘slightly’ stressful when the weekly email parents receive begins with: So to start just a quick apology on the subject of how I will be informing you about my week… It has literally been the most horrific and joyous at the same time week of my entire life… therefore I have decided…