Category Archives: Solidarity Walks

Let’s Keep Walking Together / Seguimos Caminando Juntos

On Sunday October 16, Sister Parish had their annual Solidarity Walk. It was a cool and cloudy autumn day but the spirits and enthusiasm of over 25 people warmed the group. Jason Haugland and David Schuller accompanied the group with … Continue reading

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Sister Parish meeting in Decorah //Reunión de Iglesias Hermanas en Decorah

On a lovely weekend in October, the Sister Parish Board met in Decorah, Iowa. We were hosted by both the United Methodist Church and the United Church of Christ in Decorah, as they embark on a shared journey partnering with … Continue reading

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St. Joan of Arc Solidarity Walk / Caminata Solidaria de Santa Juana del Arco

(Click on the photos to enlarge / Haga clic en las fotos para verlas en grande) Texto en español después del texto en ingles. On October 4, 2020, St. Joan of Arc Catholic Community church in Minneapolis, Minnesota, hosted a … Continue reading

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Walking in solidarity for 25 years – St Joan of Arc

On a recent blustery Sunday morning, 20+ parishioners gathered for a high-energy Solidarity Walk in the St. Joan of Arc neighborhood with several stops for reflection and prayer. We lifted up our 25 year relationship with our Sister Parish in Tierra Nueva Dos (TNII) in … 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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Tamales and Solidarity – St Joan of Arc activities between delegations

St Joan of Arc Catholic Community hosts a number of events each year between delegations to involve more people in the Sister Parish relationship.  The focus is on reflection, fun and family-friendly activities. Tamalada – October 5 A tamalada is … Continue reading

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El Salvador Solidarity Walk commemorates four U.S. missionaries

Representatives in El Salvador gathered for the 5th Annual Solidarity Walk in Zaragoza this year. The ACOMUJERZA cooperative had the opportunity to host for the first time and the other Sister Parish communities from Chalatenango enjoyed going somewhere new for … Continue reading

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Visit to Chichipate: Guatemala representatives meeting and Solidarity Walk

For the September 2017 Guatemala representatives meeting, we had the opportunity to travel to visit the Catholic Community of Santo Domingo Guzman in Chichipate, El Estor, Izabal (see photos of the weekend).  For many, this was the first time they … Continue reading

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St. Joan of Arc – Solidarity Walk 2017

On a recent sunny Sunday morning, 25-30 parishioners gathered for a high-energy walk around the  church’s neighborhood with several stops for reflection and prayer. We lifted up our 23 year relationship with our Sister Parish in Tierra Nueva Dos (TNII) in … Continue reading

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Open to the living spirit – 2016 as the Year of Encounter

by Tom Pouliot Nancy Wiens, the chair of the board of Sister Parish, brought a meditation to our fall board meeting in 2015.  In the meditation she offered the following quote from Pope Francis: “When God comes, he always calls … Continue reading

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