Category Archives: El Salvador

News related to our sistering relationships – September 2019

In Guatemala, the conservative former head of the prison system, Alejandro Giammatei, was elected president in an August run-off election.  He will be inaugurated in January 2020. The United Nations-sponsored International Commission against Impunity (CICIG) gave their final report before … Continue reading

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On the importance of accompaniment

Their happiness is our happiness, their sorrow is our sorrow by Julieta Borja I would like to share a story that speaks to why Sister Parish relationships are so important.  Our relationships help people on both sides grow together in … Continue reading

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Meet one of the scholarship students from San Jose la Montaña

Trinity Episcopal Church and their partner community San Jose la Montaña started a scholarship program for university students in 2018.  Diana is one of five students in the program. The small projects proposed by southern communities in Sister Parish and … Continue reading

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Holy Week in Sister Parish communities

Sister Parish communities celebrated Holy Week this year with processions, decorative carpets (alfombras), and time with community and family.  Here, we share pictures from a number of our member communities. Chichipate, Guatemala Tierra Nueva I and II, Guatemala Zaragoza (ACOMUJERZA), … Continue reading

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Encuentro del Sur y Caminata de Solidaridad en El Salvador

English En diciembre, miembros de las comunidades centroamericanas de Iglesias Hermanas se reunieron para compartir sus experiencias, recibir capacitación y hacer planificación para el futuro. Los miembros se reunieron en San Salvador para visitar los sitios históricos, incluyendo la catedral … Continue reading

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Southern Encounter and Solidarity Walk in Central America

Español In December, members of the Sister Parish Central American communities gathered for fellowship, training and organizational planning. The members met in San Salvador for a tour of the historical sites there, including the cathedral and La Divina Providencia Hospital, … Continue reading

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Se celebra la canonización de San Romero

English En El Salvador, las comunidades celebraron la canonización de San Oscar Romero el 14 de octubre. Miles de personas, incluyendo los representantes de Iglesias Hermanas, se reunieron en la plaza central de San Salvador y en todo el país … Continue reading

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Saint Romero celebrated in El Salvador

Español In El Salvador, communities celebrated the canonization of Saint Oscar Romero the weekend of October 14.  Thousands, including SP member communities, gathered in the central square in San Salvador and throughout the country to join in celebrations. In a … Continue reading

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ACOMUJERZA and UPAVIM exchange

Español In August 2018, members of ACOMUJERZA in El Salvador traveled to Guatemala to have an exchange with UPAVIM.  Both cooperatives are members of Sister Parish Inc. and ACOMUJERZA’s partner church provided financial support for the exchange.  Photos from the … Continue reading

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Intercambio con UPAVIM y ACOMUJERZA

English En agosto 2018 representantes de ACOMUJERZA visitaron a UPAVIM en Guatemala para un intercambio de experiencias y aprendizajes.  Las dos cooperativas son miembros de Iglesias Hermanas y la iglesia hermana de ACOMUJERZA, People of Hope, dio un aporte para … Continue reading

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