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Zoom presentation with Rubia of the CCR / Presentación de Rubia de la CCR

On March 20, Rubia Guardado Guardado of the CCR  talked to us about current events and the recent elections in El Salvador, specifically in the area of Chalatenango.  Rubia represents the Community Association for the Development of Chalatenango (CCR) that … Continue reading

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Sister Parish Update from El Salvdor – March and May

In video above from March 2021, Julieta Borja gives us an update from El Salvador about the Sister Parish communities’ aid efforts and the February municipal and legislative elections. President Bukele’s party won a solid majority in Congress in these … Continue reading

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Message from U.S. Board member Cathy / Mensaje por parte de miembro de la junta directiva del norte, Cathy

Our Board of Directors had their first meeting of 2021 on February 6. Looking back on 2020, due to the incredible dedication and hard work of the Sister Parish staff, the Board and our communities, Sister Parish, Inc. is a … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day 2021 – Día Internacional de la Mujer 2021

Español abajo The following statement was written by the church’s Women’s Ministries group and staff at the health clinic in Tierra Nueva 1. The statement was read at masses in Tierra Nueva 1 and Tierra Nueva 2 on March 7 … Continue reading

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ACOMUJERZA and People of Hope share Lenten traditions / ACOMUJERZA y Gente de Esperanza comparten sus tradiciones para la cuaresma

People of Hope church and their partners in the ACOMUJERZA cooperative organized a creative Zoom call this month. Each community prepared and demonstrated how to make a traditional food for Lent, Holy Week or Easter. The group even did an … Continue reading

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2020-A Sister Parish Year Like No Other / El año en Iglesias Hermanas como ningún otro

Español abajo Message from Sister Parish Inc. Board member Cathy Burrell The Sister Parish, Inc. Board and staff began January excited about the new year. Most of the Board participated in the Open Delegation in November 2019 and were energized … Continue reading

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El Salvador communities respond to emergency / Comunidades de El Salvador responden ante la emergencia

In the fall of 2020, Sister Parish committees in El Salvador organized emergency aid in their communities.  We are grateful to everyone who made this possible, those who donated to the Sister Parish Emergency Fund and the committee members who … Continue reading

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Advent and New Year messages from Sister Parish / Mensajes de Adviento y el Año Nuevo de Iglesias Hermanas

Español abajo From Guatemala Eluvia Morales from Tierra Nueva 2 shares this message on the meaning of Advent. Advent calls us to reflect on life, peace, and justice for the whole world. Advent represents faith and hope, and above all, … Continue reading

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Sister Parish Virtual Delegation / Delegación Virtual de Iglesias Hermanas

Español abajo Our first ever Virtual Delegation was a huge success. From November 15-21, we had 8 live calls to reflect spiritually, share holiday traditions and favorite recipes, and even learn zumba. Every day, we shared written reflections, music videos, … Continue reading

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Hurricanes Eta and Iota – Update and Relief Funds

Hurricanes Eta and Iota have devastated Central America with both immediate and long-term consequences, as hundreds of thousands of people lost homes and/or crops they would have relied on to eat in 2021. In Sister Parish, there were at least … Continue reading

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