Remembering the 5th Anniversary of the Earthquake in Haiti

Felician Sisters Haiti

Today, January 12 all of Haiti remembered the 5th anniversary of the earthquake that nearly destroyed their country, many lives were lost, and people were crippled physically, psychologically, and socially.

We began the day with Mass and prayers for those who died and those who survived still trying to rebuild their lives. In the evening we invited our kids and teens who wanted to pray and share what they experienced that day on January 12, 2010, where they were, and what they felt.

The most moving story was from Deborah, shared by her mother. Deborah’s best friend was in her house at about 4:45 p.m. When the earthquake struck her house fell on top of her, she was buried alive and for two days she was yelling for her mother and father, they could hear her cries and they could not get her out, after two days she died under…

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