Category Archives: South to North

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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“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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Holy moments and tortillas

Originally posted on First United Methodist Church Downers Grove site. by Greta McDonald Wednesday of this week was the last full day that the team of women from the UPAVIM Cooperative in Guatemala City were going to be with us. … Continue reading

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Trinity Episcopal Church Welcomes San José La Montaña

Every January at Trinity Episcopal Church (Newtown, CT) each committee contributes a summary of the previous year’s activities to the Church’s Annual Report.  This summary of our first south-to-north delegation from San José La Montaña, in the department of Chalatenango, … Continue reading

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Tierra Nueva I delegation to North Dakota

Tierra Nueva I Delegation to West Fargo, North Dakota – Dec 1-8, 2016 by Peggy Bernard See photo album We welcomed Brian Tyler, Aura Lemus Lorenzana, Aura Esquivel Gomez and Cynthia Trujillo Waight de Rodriguez to West Fargo/Fargo, North Dakota … Continue reading

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Life has to have many ingredients

Español From September 27-October 6, 2016, three women from San Antonio Los Ranchos, El Salvador traveled to visit their partner church First Lutheran Church in Duluth.  Marcela Murcía shared these words during the worship service. See more photos on our … Continue reading

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Faith without works is dead: Delegates from Guatemala share experiences during mass

En español From August 14 to 24, five delegates from Tierra Nueva II, Guatemala visited their sister church St. Joan of Arc.  During the mass on August 23, the delegates shared their experiences and reflections with the wider church during … Continue reading

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What it means to follow Jesus

En español Homily given by representatives of Tierra Nueva II visting St. Joan of Arc in 2013 Father Isidore Ndjibu The final destination of man is a recurring problem for all. For all time, men have asked themselves what lies … Continue reading

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San Antonio Catholic Church, Guatemala, visits Danville Congregational

Five members  of San Antonio Catholic Church in the department of Quiche, Guatemala, visited their sister community at Danville Congregational Church in California from September 29 to October 6, 2014. You can see photos from the visit.  Also, hear delegates … Continue reading

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