The Missions: San Francisco and San José

Unless the mission is oriented by charity, that is, unless it springs from a profound act of divine love, it risks being reduced to mere philanthropic and social activity...Consequently, being missionaries means loving God with all one's heart, even to the point, if necessary, of dying for him. - Pope Benedict XVI

yesterday during a conversation with dr irwin, who heads up the medical teams that come down, i was informed that i only needed to take 2 malaria pills per week, not two per day. that's correct, i took two per day for 5 weeks. so what, you might ask. well, let's just say that it wasn't the beans and rice adversely effecting my intestines for 5 weeks, it was a massive overdose of cloroquin...


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