Meet The People
Behind the Mission St. Therese of the Infant Jesus
Rev. Canon H. Fragelli
Rector of the Saint Therese of the Child Jesus Mission. Director of Saint Francis de Sales School. President of the Panthers of Christ the King club. Responsible for the Institute’s apostolate in the Diocese of Mouila.
Deacon Sean Kenney
Mission Rector's assistant; catechism teacher at the school; school chaplain.
To be ordained a Priest in July 2020.
Seminarian serving at the Mission for the 2018-2019 school-year.
Candidate to the Priesthood doing his internship at the Mission since 2017
Abbé Albert Amuzu
Candidate at the Mission for 3 years.
Now at our Seminary (Gricigliano).
Candidate to the Priesthood doing his internship at the Mission since 2019.
Mission Administrator. Runs the kitchen, laundry and is responsible for the bakery and Mission Shop. Noeline also teaches catechism to the little ones.
Runs the “Maria Bambina” Orphanage; responsible for the Mission’s lady’s group: Our Lady of Fatima Group.
Responsible for the Discipline at our Saint Francis de Sales School. President of the Mission's Mens Group "Companions of St. Joseph"
Head baker at the Mission's “Miss Natalie Bakery".
Oblate at the Mission for 3 years. Alex was responsible for all the
Mission’s Oblate. Dieu-Vivant picks up and drops off the children of the school every day; takes care the Sacristy; works in the garden; takes care of all the Mission’s electrical lamps.
Mission Oblate. François studies at our Saint Francis de Sales School.
Postulant. Martha is finishing College; helps Noeline in the kitchen and works in the sewing workshop.
Living at the Mission since 2015 as a Postulant. Angelique is the responsible for the Mission’s Clinic.
Mission Oblates are the Mission’s Lay Brothers. They run the sacristy; serve as altar-boys; pick up the children of the school every day; work in the garden, in the carpentry and a variety of other Mission’s tasks.
Monsieur Jean Jacques
Headmaster of our Saint Francis de Sales Primary School.
Monsieur Celestin Bayah
Headmaster of the our Saint Francis de Sales Secondary School.
Saint Francis de Sales Pedagogic Inspector.
Teacher at our Saint Francis de Sales Primary School. Responsible for the girl’s dancing group (Les Majorrettes); Responsible for the Mission’s boy and girl Scouts.
Trainer and coordinator for the girl’s dancing group “Les Majorrettes”
Teachers at our Saint Francis de Sales school.
Monsieur Alain Noel, more known as “Papa Noel”: Chauffeur for the School and Handyman for the Mission.
Chardin & Raisa
Chardin is the Mission’s ground keeper, while his wife Raissa does the cleaning of the chapel and other buildings.
Doctor at the Mission’s “Les Buissonetts” Clinic.
Nurse at the Mission’s “Les Buissonetts” Clinic.
Head Cook for the Saint Francis de Sales’ kitchen.
Chauffer or the school bus. Chaufeur of the Panthers of Christ the King. Mission maintenance man.
Our mechanic. David does the maintenance of all the Mission’s vehicles and most importantly all the school buses.
Claude Adrienne runs the Mission store.
Head carpenter at the Mission’s Saint Joseph Carpentry.
Carpenter at the Mission’s Saint Joseph Carpentry. Dolin is also a Panther of Christ the King.
Know as “Lion” works at the Mission’s Saint Joseph Carpentry; the “Lion” is also a Panther of Christ the King.
Carpenter at the Mission’s Saint Joseph Carpentry.
Responsible for the Mission’s “Miss Kate Sewing Workshop”
Teacher at the Mission's sewing workshop.
Baker at the Mission’s “Miss Natalie Bakery”
Mission’s stone mason.
Mission’s stone mason.
General Secretary of the Panthers of Christ the King and chauffeur for the school bus.
Panthers of Christ the King coach from 2015 through 2016.
Main coach for the Panthers of Christ the King from 2016 through 2019.
Head Coach for the Panthers of Christ the King for the 2018-2019 season
Head-Coach of the Panther’s of Christ the King since the 2019-2020 season.
Marc-Antoine (son of our cook) and Chardin (son of our ground-keeper) grew up at the Mission. They are affectionately called the “Mission’s Mascots”
Friends of the Mission
How does God show His love for us? By giving us good and faithful friends. So… we feel VERY loved by God at the Mission. Here are some, just some, of the many friends the Good Lord has blessed the Mission with. There are so many more… if we had their pictures they’d be posted here too!
Gabon's First Lady; madame Sylvia Bongo Ondimba
Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke
Archbishop Basile Mvé Engone
Monsignor Gilles Wach
Monsignor Mathieu Madega Lebouankehan
Governor Benjamin Nzigou
Our Diocesan Vicar General
Benedictine Abbey of Flavigny
Benedictine Sisters of Ephesus
Our Brother Priests in Libreville
Priests of the Diocese of Mouila
Our Religious Sisters from Mouila
mouila Mayor and Staff
Gabonese minister Jean de Dieu Moukagni Iwangou
American Ambassador Cinthia Akuetteh
The Cooper Family
The Palm and Falter Family
Mr. Robert Powers
Mr. & Mrs. Roger & Maya Vargas
Miss Shirley Meuret
The Blanchard Family
The Halisky Family
The Heidemann Family
The Laczkoskie Family
The Pampelonne Family
The Penrod Family
The PILLET Family
The Ryan Family
The Serafino Family
The Truty Family
The Tim & Katie Halisky Family
Mr. & Mrs. Steve & Wendy Lee
The Zivnuska Family
The Louis Toenjes Family
The Merlo Family
The Saint Lezin Family
The Vidigal Family
Mrs. Mary Hall
Miss Maria Isabel Vidigal
Miss Lynne Thomas
Mr. & Mrs. Kate & Matthew Angeli
Mr. & Mrs. Joseph & Angel Toenjes
Miss Jocelyn Halisky
Mr. & Mrs. Jean-Noel & Catherine Vilain
The Jose Francisco Vidigal Family
Mr. Jack Scholtz
The Hocmiller Family
Dr. & Mrs. Enio & Guida Fernandino
The Hocqmiler Family
Emmanuel & Benedicte Schneider
Dr. and Mrs. Trunfio
Bruce & Maria Becker
Maria Fragelli Becker
Mr. & mrs. Luiz Gonzaga & Laura Freitas
The John & Leah Halisky Family
The Heaton Family
Dr. Glenn Castañeda
Col. & Mrs. De Loynes
Baudoin et Marie Soleil