Category Archives: General

International Women’s Day 2021 – Día Internacional de la Mujer 2021

Español abajo The following statement was written by the church’s Women’s Ministries group and staff at the health clinic in Tierra Nueva 1. The statement was read at masses in Tierra Nueva 1 and Tierra Nueva 2 on March 7 … 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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2020-A Sister Parish Year Like No Other / El año en Iglesias Hermanas como ningún otro

Español abajo Message from Sister Parish Inc. Board member Cathy Burrell The Sister Parish, Inc. Board and staff began January excited about the new year. Most of the Board participated in the Open Delegation in November 2019 and were energized … 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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Sister Parish Virtual Delegation / Delegación Virtual de Iglesias Hermanas

Español abajo Our first ever Virtual Delegation was a huge success. From November 15-21, we had 8 live calls to reflect spiritually, share holiday traditions and favorite recipes, and even learn zumba. Every day, we shared written reflections, music videos, … Continue reading

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Sister Parish on current events in the U.S. / Iglesias Hermanas se pronuncia ante la coyuntura en los EEUU

Español abajo Ecclesiastes 3 There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot, a time … Continue reading

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Christ Church – Sister Parish Annual Report 2020 / Informe anual de la Iglesia de Cristo en Blacksburg

Español abajo Christ Church in Blacksburg, VA shared this annual report with their congregation in a newsletter. View original PDF with photos. The Christ Church Guatemala Sister Parish Committee continues to join in solidarity with our brothers and sisters in … Continue reading

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Sister Parish October Update – with Maria

Sister Parish Board President, Maria Van Der Maaten, shares an update about our work in this brief video.

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St Joan of Arc Sister Parish Sunday – November 15, 2020 / Misa para celebrar el hermanamiento de Santa Juana y TN2

Español abajo St Joan of Arc organized a Sister Parish Sunday mass for November 15, 2020. Watch the video of the service below and/or read the reflection below by Rita and Jeff Nohner that was shared during the service. Thank … Continue reading

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