Sister Maria Cristina Vargas’ Experiencies in Zambia, by Carlos Gutiérrez Bracho
Tag: Pastoral and Social Ministries
Women’s Global Connection invites you to a special presentation to learn more about cross-cultural experiences that can enrich your learning and life… no matter what age or stage of life you’re in!
Youth employed through the STL Youth Jobs program that takes place in St. Louis each summer. The program has connected thousands of youth to employment, with one participant honored in 2013 as a “White House Champion of Change” for his work at Ronald Jones Funeral Chapels.
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.
I serve in California, Missouri which is a small town of 4268 residents. My ministry is through the Annunciation Parish in collaboration with El Puente ministry based in Jefferson City, MO. I have been working here since October of 2010, so almost seven years.
El Puente – Hispanic Ministry will celebrate 18 years of existence in September.
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.