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New Site

Hello! God bless you. If our website looks a little different, that's because it is. We had to start over on a new site yet again, (4th time is the charm). So please pray that we will have no further technical difficulties!! Thank you! Enjoy!

Thailand Rebirth Center

I know I promised to post the history of our Rebirth Center in Thailand a long time ago. I was so impressed and edified when I went to visit last summer. So, without further adieu, here it is:

"The inspiration for starting a work to help drug addicts in Thailand rehabilitate came to our founder, Fr. James Flanagan, during the decade of the 1970's. By Divine Providence Fr. Flanagan met two young Thai women who began this work for our community and later became Sisters-Sr. Raphael and Sr. Rosaline.

In 1977, the Sisters went with a group of drug addicts for training in the drug rehabilitation program DARE in Manila, Philippines. After two years of training with DARE, the team came back to Thailand and under the direction of Fr. Flanagan, opened the first Center for drug addiction rehabilitation. This first center, named the Rebirth Center, opened on October 6th, 1979 in an unused building of a former school.

After a permanent building was constructed for the center in Chomburg, the…

Do not be afraid...

Here's a nice reminder as we start the new year.