Chaaria è un sogno da realizzare giorno per giorno.

Un luogo in cui vorrei che tutti i poveri e gli ammalati venissero accolti e curati.

Vorrei poter fare di più per questa gente, che non ha nulla e soffre per malattie facilmente curabili, se solo ci fossero i mezzi.

Vorrei smetterla di dire “vai altrove, perché non possiamo curarti”.

Anche perché andare altrove, qui, vuol dire aggiungere altra fatica, altro sudore, altro dolore, per uomini, donne e bambini che hanno già camminato per giorni interi.

E poi, andare dove?

Gli ospedali pubblici hanno poche medicine, quelli privati sono troppo costosi.

Ecco perché penso, ostinatamente, che il nostro ospedale sia un segno di speranza per questa gente. Non ci sarà tutto, ma facciamo il possibile. Anzi, l’impossibile.

Quello che mi muove, che ci muove, è la carità verso l’altro, verso tutti. Nessuno escluso.

Gesù ci ha detto di essere presenti nel più piccolo e nel più diseredato.

Questo è quello che facciamo, ogni giorno.


Fratel Beppe Gaido


martedì 22 aprile 2014

Sister Purity


Today we have greeted our Sr Purity who will fly to Italy tomorrow, in order to start a period of intense religious formation in preparation to the final Profession in the Congregation of the Cottolengo Sisters.
She has been in Chaaria for about a year, and she has been working mainly in the Parish, where she was collaborating with the two diocesan Priests for the pastoral work with the Christians. On top of that, she has been one of the cathechists in charge of celebrating "Bible Services" in the chapels far away from the main church.
Together with the Curate she was very much involved in the pastoral care of the youth. She has been a member of the Parish Choir as well.
She has also been doing some partoral work in the hospital, where she was leading morning and evening prayers with the staff and with the patients, and where she was also available for some spiritual counseling.



She will be in Italy for about three years, and we know that it is always difficult to leave and to detach from our families, our loved ones, our friends, our cultures and our Countries.
Certainly Italy will be a fascinating experience for Sr Purity because for her it is the first time to go there, and everything will be new;
but it will also be somehow difficult to adapt to a different lifestyle and to get used to new ways of thinking and new values possibly slightly different than the ones she has known up to now in Kenya.
That is why we pray for her and we want her to feel our support.
"Safe journey to Italy, Sister, and best wishes for your formation and for your vocation".



Bro Beppe and the brothers of Chaaria



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