This slideshow will give you a taste of their culture and current happenings.
Pictures courtesy of Bob and Denise Snyder.
Here are some of the improvements made to Riviere' Mancelle's main church and the outlying chapels from collections at St. Catherine, St. Gregory, St. Andrew and St. Thomas Churches over the past four years - 2000 - 2004:
The main church, four outlying chapels, the rectory, and two schools have been painted with paint received from The Valspar Corporation.
The rectory has been remodeled to a great extent.
Two chapels and three schools have been partially constructed.
The main church, the rectory and the convent now have electricity.
A drinkable water system realized at the main mission.
Tuition assistance for the children.
Teachers' salaries assistance at the vocational schools.
Assistance for those with special needs.
Financial assistance for Fr. Jadotte, the sisters and the catechists.
Gardens for corn, beans and tomatoes at two of the chapels.
Flock of chickens at the church in Garcin.
Financial donation toward a Seed Bank.
Donated medications for the dispensary.