On June 7, I received a phone call from Pastor Diogene with some very sad news. On June 5, 2007, Mikerlange Mesidor had passed away in Port-au-Prince after a short illness. Mikerlange was just 19 years old. She was one of the original 27 children in the orphanage when Starfish Ministries took over that ministry in January of 1998.
When Mikerlange was 6 years old her mother died. Her father was unable to care for her and hearing of the orphanage near his home he asked if Mikerlange could live there. Pastor Diogene’s wife, Lionette, graciously took her into the orphanage. She knew that it was not only a physical need in Mickerlange’s life but also a spiritual need. Mickerlange’s father was heavily into voodooism. Continue Reading →