Religious of Jesus and Mary
The Religious of Jesus and Mary [RJM] are an international apostolic congregation of 1550 sisters in sixteen provinces, with a generalate in Rome, Italy. Our sisters and associates, the Family of Jesus and Mary [FJM] are present in twenty-six countries, united by a common vision and desire to reveal GodÃ¢ÂÂs love as mirrored in the hearts of Jesus and Mary. We serve in educational institutions, retreat houses, catechetical and social service centers, and pastoral ministries.
KAY JEZI MARI, GROS MORNE: (Residence & corporate ministry) Religious of Jesus and MaryParoisse de Gros Morne; B.P. 1616; 4 rue Baussan; Port-au-Prince, Haiti (W.I.) Tel: 011-509-245-5262 Two sisters minister, with the Montfort Fathers, to the poor, the sick, and homeless, by means of education, health care, a homeless shelter, and community organizing.
KAY KLODIN, JEAN-RABEL (Residence & corporate ministry) Religious of Jesus and Mary Paroisse de Jean Rabel; B.P. 1616; 4 rue Baussan; Port-au-Prince, Haiti (W.I.) Tel: 011-509-245-5262. Two sisters, one from the Aragon, Spain, province, with the Montfort Fathers, minister to the poor by providing educational opportunities. One sister works mainly with groups of women in sewing, embroidery, and art, which are sold in Spain and the US. The other sister is the Administrator of a new Junior/Senior High School, teaches 9 classes a week, and does formation for 85 elementary school teachers from 15 community schools located in the mountains.
University College of Dublin Volunteers Overseas
UCDVO has been working with the Religious of Jesus and Mary around Gros Morne Haiti for over 10 years. These volunteer students raised the first $11,000 during the sumer of 2008 to kick-start the Poulaye Project. The group continues to be supportive through both fundraising and professional assistance.
The Kembe Foundation
Hens for Haiti has recently found common interest with the Kembe Foundation. Efforts are underway for these two groups to join forces on the hen house project. Representatives from the Kembe Foundation will visit the proposed site in Gros-Morne and meet the RJM sisters to collaborate on construction.