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2021 Haiti Earthquake

Video: Fr. Rick Describes Earthquake Relief Efforts

August 30, 2021


About Fr. Rick Frechette, CP, D.O.

Born in 1953, Frechette graduated from Assumption College in Massachusetts with degrees in math and philosophy. He next attended St. John’s University in New York and studied theology as a seminarian, and was ordained a priest in 1979. After a few years as a parish priest in Baltimore, he met Fr. William B. Wasson, founder of Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos (NPH, Spanish for “Our Little Brothers and Sisters”) and worked in Mexico in 1983. Fr. Rick helped establish NPH Honduras in 1986, NPH Haiti in 1987, and a medical program which would later become St. Damien Pediatric Hospital in 1989. Fr. Rick received his medical degree in 1998 from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has dedicated his life to providing dignified care to the people of Haiti. Read more – >

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