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Redemptorist Vocational School for People with Disabilities The annual wai kru ceremony is a Thai ritual in which students pay respects to their teachers in order to express their gratitude and formalize the student-teacher relationship. It is regularly held near the beginning of the school year in most schools in Thailand, and always on a […]

Father Ray Day Care Center Each school, college and university will select a Thursday in June to celebrate what is known here in Thailand as ‘Wai Kru’. A ‘wai’ is when Thai’s place their two hands together as a mark of respect. ‘Kru’ is the Thai name for teacher, so ‘Wai Kru’ is the day […]

Father Ray Children’s Home The day started so well when a soccer team traveled from Bangkok to play a match against the boys from the Father Ray Children’s Home. Spectators crowded around the sports court, the referee brought the two teams together, they shook hands and the whistle to start the game was blown. All […]

Father Ray Outreach Work & Drop-In Center The brand new Half Way House officially opened in January of this year. Two young men were very excited to be the first two residents of the house, and for a few months everything was going well. They enjoyed living in the house, were learning to become independent […]

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