In these difficult times for all people, the CCVI Sisters in Peru participated in the delivery of 50 food packages in the desert areas near Chimbote where they work. In conjunction with the Santa Ana Hospital and Confer Lima, the Sisters organized for the delivery of these first packages, which, although they do not cover all the needs, provide exceptional help for these communities in need.
Tag: Chimbote Peru
December 19, 2019, Chimbote, Peru.
In celebration of 150 years of our Congregation and the anniversary of our presence in Chimbote, a beautiful photographic exhibition was held.
This 8th of November, at Chimbote, we held a Conference of the Spirituality in Incarnation. We were accompanied by 160 people and it was, above all, a call for a great youth group.
FIRST DIOCESAN SIGNIFICANT ACTION: “WE CARE FOR THE CREATION, WITH PETER THE FISHERMAN”
The 2018 Women’s Global Connection Immersion Trip to Peru is in full swing!
Incarnate Word Missionary Reflects on the 1991 Murder of Polish Priests during the Shining Path in Peru
On August 9th, 1991, two young Polish Franciscan Brothers were killed, along with the mayor of the town, in Pariacoto, a small town outside Chimbote.
During the month of April, Peru experienced one of the most destructive floods in its history. More than 100 people were killed and over 1,000 were wounded. It is estimated that close to 700,000 families lost their homes.
Chimbote like so many of its surrounding cities in Peru, is a collection of cultures and ethnic groups that equates to a city finding itself in the ellipses of the question: What is the culture of Chimbote?
The community service and cross-cultural trainings in Chimbote we’ve participated in have been fulfilling in friendship. That’s one of the things we notice about this kind of trip – it’s relational, especially since WGC and the Incarnate Word sisters have had such a long presence here.