Category Archives: Solidarity Walks

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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Christ Church Labyrinth Solidarity Walk

From Christ Episcopal Church Sister Parish Commitee: Here are some pictures of our solidarity labyrinth walk. As we walk the labyrinth towards the center, we are reminded of our search for God. As we walk back out from the center, … Continue reading

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A piece of bread, a plate and a seat for each of us: Lessons from the Solidarity Walk

by Julieta Borja On October 31, the Sister Parish communities in El Salvador gathered to celebrate the IV Solidarity Walk. San Antonio Los Ranchos was the host community this year.  For four months we worked together on the preparations for … Continue reading

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A Culture of Encounter

by Tom Pouliot A reflection written after the November 2015 in-person Board meeting generously hosted by Danville Congregational Church “What is it that you do at board meetings?” I get the question frequently after telling people that the board of … Continue reading

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This year’s walk in solidarity

En español This year, numerous Sister Parish member communities participated in the Solidarity Walk, with reflections, walks, fundraisers and other activities.  Our theme for the walk this year was, “Building solidarity and cooperation between brothers and sisters,” and we know … Continue reading

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Humildes y unidos: La Caminata de Solidaridad y la reunión de representantes de Guatemala 2015

In English El 20-21 de septiembre representantes de 8 comunidades guatemaltecas se reunieron para la reunión de representantes de Iglesias Hermanas y la Caminata por la Solidaridad. El fin de semana fue un tiempo de compañerismo, celebración ecuménica, y un … Continue reading

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Humble and united: Guatemala Solidarity Walk and representatives meeting 2015

En español On September 20-21, representatives from 8 Sister Parish communities in Guatemala gathered for the bi-annual meeting and the 2015 Solidarity Walk.  The weekend was a time for fellowship, ecumenical worship, and an exchange about the September elections at … Continue reading

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Sister Parish Board meeting includes Solidarity Walk and plans for future youth programs

As we enter 2015 I’m reflecting on the wonderful gathering hosted by Trinity Episcopal Church in Newtown, CT for the Sister Parish Board Meeting. They are the newest linkage in the Sister Parish family, and are just beginning their relationship … Continue reading

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