Running For A Reason

On January 19, 2014 Ariana Barnick crossed the finish line accomplishing her goal of completing the PF Changs Rock’n’Roll Marathon in Phoenix, AZ in 4:12:49. Behind the scenes Ariana accomplished even more. It all started in 5th grade when teacher, … Read more >

Passion For Mission Is Stronger Than Ever

Summary of 2013 Galas It’s hard to believe our second annual Passport to Peru gala celebrations are over for another year. It’s always so reaffirming and heartwarming to hear the stories  of how attendees first became connected with Friends of … Read more >

We Are One

From Grafton to Chimbote Recently, a group from St. John’s in Grafton, ND journeyed to Chimbote to share their love and support with the poor. The group consisted of Father Timothy Schroeder, Tammy Campbell, Sheila Trontvet, Terry Demester and Katie … Read more >