NAMACURRA: A GROWING MISSION

NAMACURRA: A GROWING MISSION

A part of the seed fell on good land… We, the sisters of San Martin de Porres community, continue our pastoral work in Namacurra mission. This mission was originated by the proposal of our Quelimane Bishop, Hilario da Cruz Massinga, who asked a missionary to collaborate and accompany Namacurra mission, which is more than 300 kms from Quelimane where we lived. There was nobody to evangelize 50 christian communities there.

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MISSIONARY MONTH OF MARY (Chile)

MISSIONARY MONTH OF MARY (Chile)

The arrival of November brings the charm of the beginning of the month of Mary, which is very important for our country. This month is being celebrated in the middle of a social outbreak, which is a product of tremendous inequality, low salaries, bad quality health, very poor pensions and very expensive medicines, among many other factors. Just like Israel walked through the desert amid difficulties, our country is in

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SHARED EXPERIENCE (SPAIN)

SHARED EXPERIENCE (SPAIN)

During the last two months with our elder sisters of the community: Baranyain, Burriana and Leon we lived unique moments of ease, joy and sense of belonging. The first aspect that facilitated our integration was the reception from the sisters, which makes us feel as if we were part of the communities. We were marked by the virtues, the sense of belonging and the responsibility they showed for one another,

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“Blessed is she who believed, for there will be fulfillment of those things which were told her from the Lord” (Lc 1, 45) (GUATEMALA)

“Blessed is she who believed, for there will be fulfillment of those things which were told her from the Lord” (Lc 1, 45) (GUATEMALA)

“Jireh” settlement (The Lord my provider) is located on 23rd avenue in Guatemala City. By watching how a group of women from this settlement live and coexist makes us think about how they can organize themselves among many uncertainties and are able to move forward with their families. The capacity of generating joy and optimism in their everyday lives and the encounters they have every Wednesday to share God’s word.

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DAYDREAM LIVING (SOUTH PERU)

DAYDREAM LIVING (SOUTH PERU)

We shared with you what we have lived, listened, and experimented while being with Matsiguengas women in Ivochote chapel -from Quillabamba community- by our sister Ester Rojas Natividad. I have been working with Matsiguengas women for 13 years in the upper and middle Urumabma, located in La convencion province in Cusco, Peru. Currently, many Matsinguengas women dream about being “somebody in life” in their community. They aspire to have recognition

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To give light to those who sit in darkness and the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.” (Luke 1: 7) (Nicaragua)

To give light to those who sit in darkness and the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.” (Luke 1: 7) (Nicaragua)

Amid a reality of death, repression, imprisonment, abusive dismissal, cancelation of juristic person to Human Rights and other GNOs, attacks towards media and invasion of their facilities, and thousands of people migrating to other countries there is a light shining. A faint light at times, but it never goes out. The value, bravery and courage of teenagers -even under imprisonment- continuously provide hope for a new tomorrow for all of

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DISCOVERING THE TRUE HAPPINESS (The Philippines)

DISCOVERING THE TRUE HAPPINESS (The Philippines)

“The secret of peace and happiness is found in one’s self-denial, in emptying oneself and letting everything be filled by God’s love” (Blessed Ascension Nicol Goñi).  There are people who search for happiness in the material things: money, cars, possessions and other things that are not from God. Mother Ascension gives us the clear answer to happiness: true happiness is to be found only in God by discovering oneself. Let

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A CELEBRATION WHICH BRINGS JOY TO THE UNLOVED (India)

A CELEBRATION WHICH BRINGS JOY TO THE UNLOVED (India)

Matru Chhaya is a trust run by Dominican Sisters in Balasinor Taluka of Mahisagar District, in Gujarat State.  Our vision is to become a reality the rights of equality as well as the right of living with human dignity in the villages where we work. Our mission is to work among the marginalized and disadvantaged section of the society for a free and just world. We do this by creating

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COME TO SEE (Congo)

COME TO SEE (Congo)

We shared with you dear sisters the different events that marked our lives in the postulate in Malaika community in Kinshasa. We entered the postulancy on April 29th, 2018. We started by living a three days retreat called “Come to see”. Our retreat was animated by the MALAIKA’s community sisters: Sister Ines Raimundu and Sister Wivine Munduku. Our entrancy to the postulancy had place during an eucharistic celebration honored by

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