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St. Mary presents "Building DREAMS" documentary

Event Date: May 17, 2017

The St. Mary Catholic Secondary School community cordially invites you to attend a premiere screening of “Building DREAMS,” a brand-new documentary by DunnMedia.
Sixteen years ago, a group of committed staff and students from St. Mary Catholic Secondary School in Hamilton began a grassroots project to assist needy families of the Dominican Republic. The project was named D.R.E.A.M.S. – Dominican Republic Education and Medical Support.

Inspired by Fr. Louis Quinn, a Scarboro Missions Priest, whose dream it was to eradicate poverty in the D.R., the St. Mary students work with local contractors to build homes, latrines and schools for the people of San José de Ocoa.

In the past sixteen years, hundreds of staff, students and families from the Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board have experienced the joy of serving the poorest of the poor through D.R.E.A.M.S. initiatives. The goal of the film is to ensure the future of the D.R.E.A.M.S. project for years to come.

Internationally recognized filmmaker Chris Atkins spent one week with a group of students from St. Mary Catholic Secondary School in Hamilton as they experience the joy of building houses for the Dominican people and realizing their dreams.

The film was inspired by Elise Dunn, who has selflessly dedicated herself to Fr. Lou’s mission and the expansion of D.R.E.A.M.S. by living and working with the people of Ocoa for the past number of years. Today she coordinates the many school and family missions to Ocoa. Her firsthand experience combined with her infectious smile and enthusiasm play an integral role in the film.

Please join St. Mary for a premiere screening of BUILDING DREAMS on Wednesday, May 17thh at 7:00 p.m. at St. Mary Catholic Secondary School, 200 Whitney Avenue, Hamilton. 

Produced by DunnMedia & Entertainment, it is a loving tribute to Fr. Lou Quinn and his missionary work in the D.R.

Please RSVP by selecting the link below and indicate the number of guests attending
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For more information, please contact:

Don Hall
Chaplaincy Leader 
St. Mary Catholic Secondary School
905 528-0214, ext. 3420

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