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Building community across borders.

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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42nd Las Aradas Commemoration // 42 Aniversario Las Aradas

Las Aradas: Commemoration of the 42nd anniversary of the Sumpul River massacre. The word “massacre” is very strong, but we use it out of respect for historical memory and the victims and survivors. On May 14, communities mark the anniversary … Continue reading

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Holy Week in Central American communities // Semana Santa en comunidades de Centroamérica

A brief journey through Holy Week 2022 // Un pequeño viaje a través de Semana Santa en 2022 During Holy Week Christians recognize the anniversary of the suffering of Christ and the day of his resurrection. The dates tend to … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day Event // Evento del Día Internacional de la Mujer.

A Sister Parish virtual event to commemorate International Women’s Day and raise awareness about why the struggle continues. // Un evento virtual de Iglesias Hermanas para conmemorar el Día Internacional de la Mujer y generar consciencia en la población sobre … Continue reading

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Time to remember, time to tell // Tiempo de recordar, tiempo de contar

A CCR event for repopulated communities in Chalatenango, El Salvador // Un evento de CCR para las comunidades repobladas en Chalatenango, El Salvador March 5, 2022  The Association for the Development of Communities in Chalatenango (CCR) and member commmunities recently … Continue reading

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