Entries by Saint Vincent's

SVC Handbells Get Much-Needed Repair

Saint Vincent’s is well known for its handbell choir. Comprised of blind and visually impaired students and adults, the choir has performed hundreds of times, enthralling audiences with their talents. Because of damage sustained in the 2010 earthquake and years of use, the bells gradually became tarnished, cracked, and out of tune. Earlier this year, […]

Southern College of Optometry Visits SVC

In October 2016, Dr. Alicia Groce and optometry resident Dr. Kelly Varney visited Saint Vincent’s from the Southern College of Optometry (SCO). They were there as representatives of SVOSH, SCO’s student chapter of VOSH International (Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity). VOSH International is an organization dedicated to providing free quality vision care services to people […]

Equitherapy & Medi for Help

  Click below to learn more about the equitherapy program being provided by Medi for Help. This is a wonderful opportunity for our community. We’re so grateful to have them as a partner organization! http://www.medi-for-help.com/en/equitherapy-hippotherapy-with-children-at-st-vincents-school/      

Hurricane Matthew Final Update

Final Update on Hurricane Matthew Things at the Centre are gradually returning to normal after the effects of Hurricane Matthew. School resumed on Monday, 10/10, and most students were in attendance. A few staff members have taken time off to tend to family concerns. Most of the clinic’s medical professionals served as emergency responders in […]

Residents Support CMMB

In solidarity with the parts of the country hit by Hurricane Matthew, some of our residents went to CMMB and helped pack relief supplies for Côte de Fer. Thank you, Judith Telus, Mackenson, Adeline, Carline and Schneider! Amazing! Nan solidarite ak pati pyès sa yo nan peyi a frape pa Hurricane Matthew, kèk nan rezidan […]

Urgent Help Needed

The impact of Hurricane Matthew on the country has been profound. While events are still unfolding, there are reports of widespread flooding, property damage and loss of life across the country. The impact appears to have been greatest on the Tiburon Peninsula and the southern coast, but damage assessments are still being conducted around the […]

Tuesday Evening Update

It’s still raining hard. The back end of the storm is hitting us now. The buildings are holding up, thank God. Flooding in the city is increasing. School closed until Monday. Pere Fanfan says: “Clauricianne, Judith and Genie are back. Clauricianne and Judith are with me in my office. We are going to have manyok […]

Early News

Pere Fanfan reports that all is well this morning. He visited the parish of Notre Dame to check on things and then went to Saint Vincent. The rains are still coming, but the storm appears to be moving away from them. The buildings at SVC appear to be dry, and the residents are well. They’re […]