Category Archives: General

Holy Week in Central American communities // Semana Santa en comunidades de Centroamérica

A brief journey through Holy Week 2022 // Un pequeño viaje a través de Semana Santa en 2022 During Holy Week Christians recognize the anniversary of the suffering of Christ and the day of his resurrection. The dates tend to … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day Event // Evento del Día Internacional de la Mujer.

A Sister Parish virtual event to commemorate International Women’s Day and raise awareness about why the struggle continues. // Un evento virtual de Iglesias Hermanas para conmemorar el Día Internacional de la Mujer y generar consciencia en la población sobre … Continue reading

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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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St Joan of Arc – Tierra Nueva 2 Virtual Delegation 2021 – Delegación Virtual 2021

St Joan of Arc and Tierra Nueva 2 organized a virtual delegation in August of 2021. Johana and Pedro from Tierra Nueva 2 read the following words at the closing mass in Guatemala. First of all, we want to thank … Continue reading

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A prayer of love, confession and lament / Una oración de amor, confesión y lamento

Español abajo by Bruce Lohmann God we ask so many times for so many reasons.  God we ask because we need and people we know need.  God we ask when we cannot do by ourselves what must be done. So … 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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