/ 19. June 2012 15:32
Matthew Rigsby (Augustinian Volunteer in South Africa)
There are days when the kids drive me crazy.
I’m a full-time teacher at St. Leo Primary School in rural South Africa and, while I love my job, I have to admit that there are days when I don’t. There are many issues to confront when teaching English to those who barely speak a word but the most difficult has been bridging the uncertain waters of the culture gap. I come from a family that recognizes the importance of educat... [More]
/ 14. June 2012 16:48
Every year students from our Augustinian schools in the US travel to our mission territories to experience, share and work with the Augustinian Friars amd Volunteers in Peru and South Africa. Once again the student nurses from Villanov University traveled to South Africa and had a tremendous experience with the local Zulu people of all ages and conditions of health. In addition to serving in our Zulu primary school of St Leo's, the student nurses visited the AIDS Hospice in Hillcrest and St Ther... [More]