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The Legion of Christ opens it´s first Mano Amiga school in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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One of the very first students at the Santa Maria Mano Amiga school.
This past March 10th the Legion of Christ and the Regnum Christi Movement took a significant step in their service of the poor with the opening of the Santa Maria Mano Amiga (Helping Hand) school in Buenos Aires.

The preparation was long and arduous. Years of work and sacrifice culminated in the first day of classes at a former retreat center. The center is 8,000 square meters of land with some 6,000 square feet of building space. The buildings are being modified to facilitate the kindergarten classes which began this year with fifty students.

The permanent site for the school is currently under construction and will be equipped with all of the features proper to
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Father José Ignacio Martín, LC, inaugurates the new Mano Amiga school.
the Mano Amiga educational program. These services are made possible by the charitable efforts of many Regnum Christi apostolates. The beautiful thing about the school is that it will offer a complete education not only to the children but to the parents as well, with numerous continuing education classes and programs.


PUBLICATION DATE: 2003-03-19


 

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