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Let’s Keep Walking Together / Seguimos Caminando Juntos

On Sunday October 16, Sister Parish had their annual Solidarity Walk. It was a cool and cloudy autumn day but the spirits and enthusiasm of over 25 people warmed the group. Jason Haugland and David Schuller accompanied the group with … Continue reading

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Sister Parish meeting in Decorah //Reunión de Iglesias Hermanas en Decorah

On a lovely weekend in October, the Sister Parish Board met in Decorah, Iowa. We were hosted by both the United Methodist Church and the United Church of Christ in Decorah, as they embark on a shared journey partnering with … Continue reading

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Corn Festival! /// ¡Festival del Maíz!

The city of Zaragoza and ACOMUJERZA have been celebrating and will keep doing so. On Sunday, August 20, the ACOMUJERZA cooperative, the city of Zaragoza, and the local Catholic parish Nuestra Señora del Pilar participtaed in the Corn Festival. During … Continue reading

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Congratulations ACOMUJERZA! /// ¡Felicidades ACOMUJERZA!

On September 24, ACOMUJERZA marked its 13th anniversary, celebrating with a party on that Sunday. ACOMUJERZA is partnered with People of Hope Church in Rochester, Minnesota. The cooperative was officially established and recognized in 2008, but the idea was born … Continue reading

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Simple connecting activities for U.S. churches

We may not have been able to travel on delegations for the past two years, but U.S. churches have found creative ways to keep the connection strong, including Sister Parish-themed masses, children’s activities, adult education hours with Sister Parish staff, … Continue reading

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Migration from a Guatemalan community perspective /// La migración desde la perspectiva comunitaria en Guatemala

Recently, we had the opportunity to talk with Pedro Sica from Guatemala. He shared his opinion about the national reality and migration from his point of view as a member of a rural community in Guatemala. Below we share with … Continue reading

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2022 Virtual Delegation: Saint Joan of Arc and Tierra Nueva 2// Delegación virtual 2022: Santa Juana de Arco y Tierra Nueva 2

Español abajo 2022 continues to move forward and the Sister Parish family remains together. Distance is not an issue when we can keep in touch. On August 14, the virtual delegation between the Saint Joan of Arc and Tierra Nueva … Continue reading

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2022 Virtual Delegation: Opening Mass // Delegación Virtual 2022: Misa de apertura

Español abajo Saint Joan of Arc and Tierra Nueva 2 organized the Virtual Delegation in August 2022. Members of Saint Joan of Arc shared a lovley message at the opening mass on Sunday, August 14. The mass began with Jason … Continue reading

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Pedro’s message: 2022 Virtual Delegation // Mensaje de Pedro: Delegación Virtual 2022

Español abajo On August 21, the communities of Tierra Nueva 2 and the Church of Santa Joan of Arc, closed their Virtual Delegation 2022 with a mass in the church of Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe (TN2); On this occasion, Pedro … Continue reading

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Migrant Ministry Call // Llamada de Ministerio de Migrantes

On Thursday, May 5, the northern and southern communities that are part of Sister Parish and some invited friends had the opportunity to meet Cristina Coronado and hear about her work on the Mexico-United States border. Cristina works with the … Continue reading

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