Bishop Joel M. Konzen Catholic School

ATLANTA—A new school, named for Bishop Joel M. Konzen, SM, of Atlanta, will open doors and possibilities for 225 vulnerable children living in Ghana, West Africa. The school is part of the Pope Francis School & Health Centre (PFSHC) program in the Volta Region of Ghana in the Diocese of Ho. Mike Barry, former parishioner at St. Philip Benizi...

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In Memory of Dr. James V. Joy

James V. Joy, IIIJames V. Joy, IIIJames V. Joy, IIIDr. James V. Joy lived his life to the fullest while helping all.Dr. Jim enjoyed his ski trips all around the world, including this trip to Japan.The Joy Health Centre broke ground in 2019 in memory of Dr. James V. Joy III who died tragically on a glacier in Argentina at the age of 54 while...

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The Start of Pope Francis School & Health Centre

ATLANTA—Mike Barry, former parishioner of St. Philip Benizi Church in Jonesboro, has made dozens of mission trips to Ghana, forging a bond with the people of the West African nation. Initially inspired by the mission work of his late wife, Danise, Barry volunteered at an orphanage in the Volta region of Ghana in the summer of 2014. Moved by the...

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