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Sister Parish October Update – with Maria

Sister Parish Board President, Maria Van Der Maaten, shares an update about our work in this brief video.

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St Joan of Arc Sister Parish Sunday – November 15, 2020 / Misa para celebrar el hermanamiento de Santa Juana y TN2

Español abajo St Joan of Arc organized a Sister Parish Sunday mass for November 15, 2020. Watch the video of the service below and/or read the reflection below by Rita and Jeff Nohner that was shared during the service. Thank … Continue reading

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Tierra Nueva 2 distributes third round of food aid / Tierra Nueva 2 distribuye tercera ronda de apoyo alimentario

(Click on the photos to enlarge / Haga clic en las fotos para verlas en grande) Texto en español después del texto en ingles. In Chinautla, the Sister Parish committee is continuing to organize and deliver food aid in their … Continue reading

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St. Joan of Arc Solidarity Walk / Caminata Solidaria de Santa Juana del Arco

(Click on the photos to enlarge / Haga clic en las fotos para verlas en grande) Texto en español después del texto en ingles. On October 4, 2020, St. Joan of Arc Catholic Community church in Minneapolis, Minnesota, hosted a … Continue reading

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Reflexión de un médico en El Salvador

por Carlos Orellana Carlos es médico en una clínica rural en Chalatenango, El Salvador. También es un líder comunitario y un miembro muy activo en el hermanamiento que su comunidad Potrerillos mantiene con Decorah First United Methodist Church. El último … Continue reading

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Sister Parish Emergency Aid Update – September 2020

Thank you to everyone who has contributed to the Sister Parish emergency aid fundraiser.  We have raised enough to provide every Sister Parish community with aid money to use as they define based on their greatest need.  The majority of … Continue reading

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Update with Brian Tyler – August 2020

Sister Parish Regional Coordinator, Brian Tyler, shares a brief update from Guatemala.

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Zoom conversation with Dina – August 29

UPAVIM President Dina Velásquez gave us an update over Zoom about how the cooperative and community center based in urban Guatemala is weathering the pandemic. Dina also shared her thoughts on solidarity and faith in the pandemic. Dina is a … Continue reading

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Reflection from a rural doctor in El Salvador – Carlos Orellana

by Carlos Orellana En español Carlos is a doctor in a rural health clinic in Chalatenango, El Salvador.  He is also a community leader and a very involved member of the Sister Parish relationship that his community Potrerillos has with … Continue reading

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Movement for racial justice

“This is an emergency. I’m not talking about the coronavirus. I’m talking about racism. As all the universities in the world scramble to try to find a cure for the coronavirus – that same level of concern and action is … Continue reading

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