Category Archives: Guatemala

One million friends

by Nancy Wiens from St Joan of Arc Catholic Community, after visiting Tierra Nueva II in Guatemala The most amazing thing happened a few days after returning home. I was sitting at the kitchen table and the radio started playing … Continue reading

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Marks on my heart

Originally published in the St Thomas Lutheran Church monthly newsletter after a 2018 delegation to visit partner community Chichipate in Guatemala.  Members hope to raise the profile of the relationship by including a piece each month.  In the July newsletter, … Continue reading

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Thank you Tierra Nueva Dos

Español In August 2018, nine members of St Joan of Arc Catholic Community visited Tierra Nueva Dos in Guatemala. Daniluz Schueller gave the following thank you speech during the goodbye at mass. Readings referenced below. Hello, good morning. My name … Continue reading

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Gracias Tierra Nueva Dos

English En agosto del 2018, nueve miembros de la Comunidad Católica de Sta Juana de Arco visitaron Tierra Nueva Dos en Guatemala.  Daniluz Schueller leyó la siguiente presentación de agradecimiento en la despedida al final de la misa. Lecturas mencionadas … 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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Celebrating 25 years of love: St Francis anniversary delegation to Las Margaritas II

Pictures below In July, a delegation of St. Francis parishioners traveled to the far ends of Guatemala to make a visit to Las Margaritas II, a rural village of about 100 indigenous Mayan families. 25 years ago, Fr. David McBriar … Continue reading

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Fryeburg Academy visits Guatemala with Sister Parish

From May 24-June 2, a group of 8 students and 2 teachers from Fryeburg Academy visited Guatemala with Sister Parish.  Long-time Sister Parish member and former Board member Greg Huang-Dale facilitated the connection and participated in the delegation. The students … Continue reading

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St. Thomas Lutheran Church visits Chichipate

We were thrilled to accompany St. Thomas Lutheran Church on their visit to Chichipate in eastern Guatemala March 10-18.  The delegation was a powerful time to reconnect and spend time together in a truly beautiful place. Thank you to all … Continue reading

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‘Cada experiencia fue nueva para nosotros’ – delegados de Tierra Nueva II comparten sus experiencias

Inglés Entrevista con Pedro Uz y Olga Alegria Delegados en la delegación a St. Joan of Arc en Minneapolis, Minnesota 9 al 19 de febrero de 2018 Entrevista por Carrie Stengel ¿Qué les gustó? Olga: Me gustó todo. Llevo todo … Continue reading

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