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St Francis visits Las Margaritas 2 in Guatemala

The Catholic Community of St Francis of Assisi in Raleigh, North Carolina visited their sister community, Las Margaritas 2 in Guatemala, in July of 2019.

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Congratulations to LM2 on their new church

Congratulations to Las Margaritas 2! The community is more than 80% done with the construction of their new church. The project began several years ago, a long-time dream of the Catholic Community in LM2. For years, all of the church … Continue reading

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Guatemala members gather for fellowship and learning

In February, Sister Parish members in Guatemala met in Tierra Nueva I and II for the bi-annual representatives meeting. See all photos from the meeting. During the weekend, representatives learned about the dream of a new land that the founders … Continue reading

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Encuentro del Sur y Caminata de Solidaridad en El Salvador

English En diciembre, miembros de las comunidades centroamericanas de Iglesias Hermanas se reunieron para compartir sus experiencias, recibir capacitación y hacer planificación para el futuro. Los miembros se reunieron en San Salvador para visitar los sitios históricos, incluyendo la catedral … 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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Celebrating 25 years of love: St Francis anniversary delegation to Las Margaritas II

Pictures below In July, a delegation of St. Francis parishioners traveled to the far ends of Guatemala to make a visit to Las Margaritas II, a rural village of about 100 indigenous Mayan families. 25 years ago, Fr. David McBriar … 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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Las caminatas de solidaridad

En inglés Varias comunidades de Iglesias Hermanas participaron en la Caminata de Solidaridad este año.  Organizaron caminatas y estaciones para reflexionar, recaudaron fondos para la organización y coordinaron otras actividades con mucho compromiso y creatividad.  El tema de las caminatas … Continue reading

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Veinticinco años de Memorias: creciendo juntas-os en la fe

In English [A lo largo del año, estaremos publicando reflexiones de las y los miembros de las comunidades de Iglesias Hermanas, en honor a los 25 años de existencia de la organización. Hoy la reflexión es de Jose Choc, un líder y … Continue reading

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Twenty-Five Years of Memories: Growing Together in Faith

[By Jose Choc of Las Margaritas II, Guatemala] In 1993, the relationship with [St Francis of Assisi] and Las Margaritas began. They came to search for and to get to know another church and the life here in the community, to share experiences and exchange experiences. It was also during the times of war and the people suffered a lot in Ixcan. Continue reading

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