|Raising pillars for a platform roof takes team effort.|
Read how their whole project began, here.
In spite of India's mid-Summer heat, spirits are high as people transport dirt, rocks and brick.
|Bringing order to chaos is back-straining work!|
Parishioners are asking for local donations for supplies like bricks and sand. The problem, said Fr. Varghese, is that nobody gets paid until the end of the month. Also, while the people give what they can to keep their mission running, most parishioners are "coolies," unskilled day laborers such as field workers and rickshaw drivers. Their wages are slim.
|Parishioners are seeking donations locally for supplies like stones and bricks.|
|Some day, this child might tell grandchildren about how people|
flocked to the mission to work together in a time of need.
villagers are seeing a miracle unfold as they transform a pile of dust into something beautiful to honor God.
Text by Marianna Bartholomew
Photos (except the one in which he appears) by Fr. Varghese.