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Give us hearts of flesh – Tierra Nueva II visits St. Joan of Arc

Give us hearts of flesh is the theme for Lent and we certainly grew our hearts during the delegation with Saint Joan of Arc Catholic Community and Tierra Nueva II. From February 9-19, 2018, Olga and Pedro from Tierra Nueva … Continue reading

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Youth, religion and the impromptu: Our visit to Potrerillos

Seven delegates from Decorah, Iowa visited Potrerillos, El Salvador from July 7-17, 2017.  Rev. John Caldwell, of First United Methodist Church of Decorah, reflects on their experiences below. I suppose that most delegations have a theme or two that seem … Continue reading

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Who isn’t our neighbor?

Seven delegates from Danville Congregational Church visited their partner community San Antonio in April 2017.    After the delegates returned, the church held a Sister Parish-themed service  to share the experience and the relationship with the wider church.  Reverend Eric … Continue reading

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We came like Paul

Español by Karin Grosscup Delegate from St. Joan of Arc visiting Tierra Nueva II in 2017.  Read more delegate reflections and see photos of the delegation.  Readings referenced below are from February 5, 2017:  1 Corinthians 2:1-5 and Matthew 5:13-16. … Continue reading

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Trinity Episcopal Church Welcomes San José La Montaña

Every January at Trinity Episcopal Church (Newtown, CT) each committee contributes a summary of the previous year’s activities to the Church’s Annual Report.  This summary of our first south-to-north delegation from San José La Montaña, in the department of Chalatenango, … Continue reading

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Tierra Nueva I delegation to North Dakota

Tierra Nueva I Delegation to West Fargo, North Dakota – Dec 1-8, 2016 by Peggy Bernard See photo album We welcomed Brian Tyler, Aura Lemus Lorenzana, Aura Esquivel Gomez and Cynthia Trujillo Waight de Rodriguez to West Fargo/Fargo, North Dakota … Continue reading

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Life has to have many ingredients

Español From September 27-October 6, 2016, three women from San Antonio Los Ranchos, El Salvador traveled to visit their partner church First Lutheran Church in Duluth.  Marcela Murcía shared these words during the worship service. See more photos on our … Continue reading

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Opening minds, transforming hearts

Originally published in the Catholic Community of St. Francis of Assisi bulletin. As part of our “Summer of Mission and Mercy,” five parishioners took time out of their summer last month to journey to Guatemala to bring good tidings to … Continue reading

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People of Hope visits for the first time – An interview with ACOMUJERZA

Español People Hope and ACOMUJERZA are the newest Sister Parish relationship.  We recently talked to two members of ACOMUJERZA about the first visit. My name is Ana Morales and I have been with ACOMUJERZA for 10 years and I have … Continue reading

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Prayer

by Ross Starkson March 2010 Let us remember that we are always and everywhere in the presence of God. You are calling us into the future on a path that sometimes seems steeper than it should be.  Help us to … Continue reading

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