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Welcome to Amigos de Jesús

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Dine Out for Amigos de Jesus - March 27, 2014

Girls Night Out - May 1, 2014

Women's Retreat with Fr. O'Donnell - May 9-11, 2014  


Amigos de Jesús (Friends of Jesus) is a home for impoverished children in Honduras.  For them, Amigos de Jesús is a safe haven.  It is their school, playground, bedroom, chapel and above all, their family. 

We provide food, clothing, shelter, education and love to over 85 children living at our orphanage. Big-eyed preschoolers, young boys, adolescents, and young adults who used to eat out of garbage cans now eat in our dining hall, sleep in our dorms, pray in our chapel, work in our woodshop, and learn life skills in our school.

Amigos de Jesús also supports hundreds of impoverished children living in local villages and shelters in other parts of Honduras, and in Guyana. This is done through our Padrino (Sponsor a Child) Program.

Everything we do is for the children. At Amigos de Jesús, we work to help boys and girls grow up to be healthy, independent Hondurans who will, in turn, help lift the spirits of other children struggling to survive in one of Central America’s poorest nations.

In December 2010, Amigos de Jesús began a Construction Campaign to grow our home’s capacity to 180 children.  It has long been the dream of Fr. O’Donnell and the Board of Directors to house girls as well as boys on-site.  In early 2012 the first new dormitories opened and we welcomed our first girl into our home.


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In Memory of Oscarito

23-07-2013 Hits:1382 News Emily - avatar Emily

In Memory of Oscarito

There was a rich man who dressed in purple garments and fine linen and dined sumptuously each day.  And lying at his door was a poor man named Lazarus, covered...

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Mission Trip Announced

10-01-2013 Hits:6061 News Emily - avatar Emily

Amigos de Jesus announces it's first Short Term Mission Trip!  The trip will take place from July 6 - 13, 2013 and be limited to 20 participants.  Apply today if...

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Fall Family Picnic and Philadelphia Unio…

24-08-2012 Hits:5852 News Emily - avatar Emily

Come out and join children from Amigos de Jesus, staff, friends and Father O’Donnell for a fun-filled day of praise, prayer and celebration!The picnic will be held on Sunday, September...

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Donations Needed

22-06-2012 Hits:5687 News Super User - avatar Super User

Donations Needed!  We are sending a container shipment to Honduras at the end of June.  Here is a wish list of items that we can use.  If you would like...

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