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During his recent visit home, Fr. Francis stopped by the only elementary school in the Moto region to explain his school project to children who would benefit most from having a less crowded school located much closer to their home village. (Submitted photo)

Leech Lake area priest leads effort to build school in Kenya

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The pastor of not one but two Catholic parishes in the Leech Lake area of the dioceses is building an elementary school in Africa in what little spare time he has. And he is doing it in less than one year with committees of volunteers both here in Minnesota and in his native Kenya.


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