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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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Guatemala Representatives Meeting – March 2017

The Guatemala representatives meeting was held March 4-5, 2017.  See photos. The March 2017 Guatemala Representatives Meeting was hosted for the second time by UPAVIM (United for a Better Life).  UPAVIM was very excited to support the organizing efforts of … Continue reading

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Loving encounters

by Nancy Wiens I, along with seven fellow travelers, recently participated in the Open Delegation to Guatemala and El Salvador. It was a joyful and educational trip that exposed me to people and experiences that would not have been open … 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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Guatemala Representatives Meeting – February 2016

On February 20-21, representatives from Sister Parish communities in Guatemala gathered at UPAVIM for the bi-annual representatives meeting.  UPAVIM was a great host and we were all impressed by the organization and warmth with which we were received. The photos … 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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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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Guatemala Representatives Meet to Learn, Reflect, and Plan

In February, representatives from the eight Sister Parish communities in Guatemala gathered for a weekend of fellowship, learning, and spiritual reflection.  We are posting the meeting report, photos, and a song video we made for the Northern churches (below), in … Continue reading

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Unidos cada vez más – Caminata de Solidaridad en Guatemala

In English Los representantes de las comunidades de Iglesias Hermanas en Guatemala se reunieron el 20-21 de septiembre para nuestra reunión bi-anual. Pasamos los dos días con varios intercambios, un servicio ecuménico y un taller sobre la autoestima. Los representantes … Continue reading

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