We at the Cathedral believe that we are beneficiaries as well as donors when we involve ourselves in a mission project. We engage in what we call companion relationships with a vision of mutual sharing, learning and support. While our financial aid is vital to the partners we support, we are also enriched by the contact and vision we gain from these partners. We have three main partnerships, with the Bonne Mine French organization that supports orphanages in Bulgaria, with the Arab Evangelical Episcopal School in Ramallah, West Bank, and with Caméléon an association which helps abused street children in the Philippines.
Through Dominique Bayard's association, Bonne Mine, we help support about a dozen orphanages and schools.
We provide scholarships for 12 girls at this school, which is about 60 percent Christian and 40 percent Muslim.
The Cathedral is helping support four girls from the Philippines who are in advanced training to gain circus skills.