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Father Ray Day Care Center In many parts of the world the small speckled quail’s egg is a delicacy. Often found in upscale grocery stores they are often classed as a luxury food, with a price tag that is out of the price range for many. However, here in Thailand quail eggs are as common […]

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 […]