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Father Ray Children’s Home After lasts weeks successful Chinese cooking class at the Father Ray Children’s Home, the youngsters were very excited when the Chinese volunteers turned up with several bags of food. On this weeks menu would be steamed egg, a traditional Chinese noodle salad and a sweet lentil drink. Eggs were mixed with […]

Father Ray Children’s Home The theme for the latest birthday up at the Father Ray Children’s Home was ‘Twins’. Prizes would be given to the best set of twins, and as there are currently no twins living at the Home it would be a challenge for the children. But the children like nothing more than […]

Father Ray Children’s Home Buddhist Lent begins in Thailand, which will see the monks returning to their temples for three months of meditation and contemplation. To make merit devotees offer alms to the monks, including an offering of large candles. This tradition of large candles goes back many years before most temples were wired for […]

Pattaya Redemptorist School for the Blind From the middle of July to the middle of October, a total of three months, Buddhist monks throughout Thailand will perform Buddhist Lent. It is a time when monks return to their temples for the duration of the rainy season where they spend their time meditating. Devotees make merit […]