Category Archives: Delegations

The true meaning of solidarity

Español by Carlos Quintanilla Morales Guarjila, Chalatenango, El Salvador I want in a very special way to give infinite gratitude to Sister Parish churches in the United States for the unconditional support that they have given to the communities in … Continue reading

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One million friends

by Nancy Wiens from St Joan of Arc Catholic Community, after visiting Tierra Nueva II in Guatemala The most amazing thing happened a few days after returning home. I was sitting at the kitchen table and the radio started playing … Continue reading

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Marks on my heart

Originally published in the St Thomas Lutheran Church monthly newsletter after a 2018 delegation to visit partner community Chichipate in Guatemala.  Members hope to raise the profile of the relationship by including a piece each month.  In the July newsletter, … Continue reading

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Thank you Tierra Nueva Dos

Español In August 2018, nine members of St Joan of Arc Catholic Community visited Tierra Nueva Dos in Guatemala. Daniluz Schueller gave the following thank you speech during the goodbye at mass. Readings referenced below. Hello, good morning. My name … Continue reading

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Celebrating 25 years of love: St Francis anniversary delegation to Las Margaritas II

Pictures below In July, a delegation of St. Francis parishioners traveled to the far ends of Guatemala to make a visit to Las Margaritas II, a rural village of about 100 indigenous Mayan families. 25 years ago, Fr. David McBriar … Continue reading

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Fryeburg Academy visits Guatemala with Sister Parish

From May 24-June 2, a group of 8 students and 2 teachers from Fryeburg Academy visited Guatemala with Sister Parish.  Long-time Sister Parish member and former Board member Greg Huang-Dale facilitated the connection and participated in the delegation. The students … Continue reading

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The joy of connecting: San Andres Itzapa visits Christ Church

This post was written by members of Christ Episcopal Church in Blacksburg, Virginia, for publication in their church newsletter to share the delegation with the wider congregation and invite more people to join Sister Parish. A great big thank you … Continue reading

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St. Thomas Lutheran Church visits Chichipate

We were thrilled to accompany St. Thomas Lutheran Church on their visit to Chichipate in eastern Guatemala March 10-18.  The delegation was a powerful time to reconnect and spend time together in a truly beautiful place. Thank you to all … Continue reading

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“Each experience was new for us” – Tierra Nueva II delegates on their visit to St. Joan of Arc

Español Interview with Olga Alegria and Pedro Uz Delegates to St. Joan of Arc in Minneapolis, Minnesota February 9-19, 2018 Interview By Carrie Stengel What did you like about the delegation? Olga: I liked everything.  I hold everything in my … Continue reading

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Give us hearts of flesh – Tierra Nueva II visits St. Joan of Arc

Give us hearts of flesh is the theme for Lent and we certainly grew our hearts during the delegation with Saint Joan of Arc Catholic Community and Tierra Nueva II. From February 9-19, 2018, Olga and Pedro from Tierra Nueva … Continue reading

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