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Tag: Incarnate Word Associates
On Sunday, June 25, I was sent forth as a Minister of the Holy Eucharist. I must say that I had long expected and yearned for this moment, but when the day I had expected for so long arrived, I was very nervous and a little afraid. However, the Gospel and the Homily filled me with strength and confidence. Jesus was telling me: “Do not be afraid” and he repeated it three times. These words touched my heart and suddenly my environment was transformed.
A few weeks ago, Tere Dresner-Salinas and Faith (Toni) Myers, both members of the Women’s Global Connection team, traveled to Tanzania to deliver workshops to the women of BUWEA in Dar es Salaam in capacity bulding at the Childcare Center and conduct training with women’s groups, including a mom’s group from the Hekima School.
The Incarnate Word Associates in Mexico City and the Sisters in the Holy Family Community at Casa San Ángel visit the Chapultepec Lake in Mexico City.
In Mexico City, from June 14 to 17, 2017, the Apostles of the Incarnate Word and Sisters Presence from CDMX, Chihuahua, Jalisco, Morelos, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosí and Veracruz met with great enthusiasm and joy to carry out our VIII Assembly with the aim of “Celebrating the fraternal encounter with joy and united in prayer imitating Mary saying our “I do” again to the Incarnate Word, persevering in service, reflecting on the way and to choose the new IWAA General Team.
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.
Stephanie Mitchell, a University of Incarnate Word nutrition professor on our immersion trip, is very concerned about water quality and how that can bring health or disease.
On May 23, we visited both a preschool and secondary school in an outlying area known as Nuevo Chimbote.
Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word: Ministries and Missionaries as Testimonies of Community and Compassion
On Sunday, May 21, our group of travelers departed from Cusco to Lima to meet up with Sr. Katty and the other sisters who reside there: Mirella, Yvonne, and Carmelita. The sisters gave us a warm welcome and had dinner laid out for us in anticipation of our arrival.
Now more accustomed to the city of Chimbote, on Thursday May 25th, WGC volunteers split up into three groups to attend to several service projects across the city.