Click the picture above to learn more about the Mary, Queen of Peace Haitian Committee. 

  • Persecuted Christians living in the Holy Land. 
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Karen Schwaner Sheehy, President 

Help brighten the lives of families in Kibeho, Rwanda, by improving their shelter, health care access, education and income possibilities. Please click on the picture below to learn more! 

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Help the Franciscan Brother's, Children Without Borders Program, with a target of ensuring the moral and physical empowerment of children, living in the different areas of the Holy Land. By emphasizing the 6 C's of critical thinking, creativity, cooperation, co-existence, commitment and courage, the Franciscan's hope to equip these children with a wider vision, firm will and steadfast faith, as they become the men and women of their age. Please refer to the Franciscan Foundation for the Holy Land link below for more details about their Children Without Boarders Program.  

Destination: Cana Pilgrimage Center in Kibeho, Rwanda.

Pictured Above: Karen with 4 Rwandan students helped by Karen's non-for-profit, The Healing Eyes of Mercy. Pictured (left to right): Jean Claude, Claude, Jean Bosco, Karen, Agnes and Teo.

Date: ​July, 2015 

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Destination: Bethlehem, the birthplace of Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Located just east of the country of Israel, Bethlehem is on the bank of the Jordan River and is currently under the jurisdiction of the Country of Jordan.


Pictured right and above: Christian families and children living in the predominantly Muslim town of Bethlehem.

  • ​​​​​Haitians recovering from the devastating effects of natural disasters  (earthquakes and hurricanes). 

Help improve the life quality of families and parishioners at St. Benoit Catholic Parish in Haiti. All purchase proceeds and donations go to the Mary, Queen of Peace Catholic Church Haitian Fund. Located in Mandeville, LA, Mary, Queen of Peace, the sister parish for St. Benoit, is an active partner in helping St. Benoit to "get back on it's feet" after the devastating impact of many natural disasters, including earthquakes and hurricanes. Ongoing efforts include but are not limited to improving St. Benoit's school and church facilities, educational opportunities, fresh water and healthy meal availability, nearby health care access, and income generation possibilities. 

Destination: Paroisse Saint Benoit in Dessources, Haiti.

Pictured Right:  Parishioners from Mary, Queen of Peace, visiting St. Benoit Parish, to monitor progress and facilitate an ongoing familial bond with their fellow brothers and sisters in Christ.

Date: ​2014

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Donate by check: mail your tax deductible donation (written to The Healing Eyes of Mercy) to 104 Hermitage Pl., Mandeville, LA 70471. Please indicate your selected charity on your check (Rwanda, Haiti or Christians in the Holy Land).

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Click the picture above to learn more about the Franciscan Children Without Borders Program.

  • Rwandan Genocide survivors and their families.