Category Archives: Guatemala

Migration from a Guatemalan community perspective /// La migración desde la perspectiva comunitaria en Guatemala

Recently, we had the opportunity to talk with Pedro Sica from Guatemala. He shared his opinion about the national reality and migration from his point of view as a member of a rural community in Guatemala. Below we share with … Continue reading

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2022 Virtual Delegation: Saint Joan of Arc and Tierra Nueva 2// Delegación virtual 2022: Santa Juana de Arco y Tierra Nueva 2

Español abajo 2022 continues to move forward and the Sister Parish family remains together. Distance is not an issue when we can keep in touch. On August 14, the virtual delegation between the Saint Joan of Arc and Tierra Nueva … Continue reading

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2022 Virtual Delegation: Opening Mass // Delegación Virtual 2022: Misa de apertura

Español abajo Saint Joan of Arc and Tierra Nueva 2 organized the Virtual Delegation in August 2022. Members of Saint Joan of Arc shared a lovley message at the opening mass on Sunday, August 14. The mass began with Jason … Continue reading

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Pedro’s message: 2022 Virtual Delegation // Mensaje de Pedro: Delegación Virtual 2022

Español abajo On August 21, the communities of Tierra Nueva 2 and the Church of Santa Joan of Arc, closed their Virtual Delegation 2022 with a mass in the church of Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe (TN2); On this occasion, Pedro … 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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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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Annual festival and reflections on the pandemic in San Antonio / Fiesta patronal y reflexiones sobre la pandemia en San Antonio

Interview with Pedro by Ruth Garrido Español Abajo. What is the situation with the pandemic in San Antonio? Last year people in the community were scared.  That fear was not because of COVID-19, it was because of the 3 o’clock … 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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Hurricanes Eta and Iota – Update and Relief Funds

Hurricanes Eta and Iota have devastated Central America with both immediate and long-term consequences, as hundreds of thousands of people lost homes and/or crops they would have relied on to eat in 2021. In Sister Parish, there were at least … 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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