Category Archives: El Salvador

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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A new “travel” experience this Advent / Una experiencia de “viaje” diferente en el Adviento

Español abajo As we all know, throughout the world, in the last two years we have had to adapt our lives to a different way of life. Among other things, this has meant creating a different way to build community … Continue reading

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Virtual Posada / Posada Virtual

On Saturday, November 13, 2021, Sister Parish members were blessed to be able to gather virtually as brothers and sisters, north and south, from numerous communities and churches, to participate in a virtual posada. The posadas are a Christmas tradition, … Continue reading

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Jon Cortina, 16th Aniversary / Jon Cortina, 16 Aniversario – Guarjila 12-11-21

“Jon Cortina, a true man” is a lyric from a popular song that they sing with love in Guarjila when remembering Father Cortina. He was a Jesuit priest and engineer, born in Spain but naturalized in El Salvador. He lived … Continue reading

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Conversation about Coco and Day of the Dead/ Conversación sobre Coco y Día de los muertos.

Day of the Dead conversation with Duluth and Los Ranchos/ Conversación sobre Día de los muertos con Duluth y Los Ranchos Continue reading

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Guarjila organizes in face of violence / Guarjila se organiza ante la violencia

On June 25, the community board of Guarjila, El Salvador organized a public demonstration to call for an end to violence in the community and to demand the authorities take action to protect the population. There has been a notable … 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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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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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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