Brick sales aid project

Published February 1, 2003

Two large groups of Anglicans from the diocese of Calgary traveled to Chile last fall on a two-week work project called Blessings to Chile. They helped demolish an old church and build a new one at the parish of La Ascension in Santiago. Team members raised funds for the project by “selling” bricks that would be used to build the new church. As the bricks were laid in Santiago, slips of paper with prayers from the donors were laid with them in the walls of the church. The team raised a total of $45,000 for the project.


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