Challenges

On March 25 Lisbeth Carmona and her 11 year old son Eduardo came to our Handmaid community in Montevideo, Uruguay. Lisbeth was pregnant ,and they had travelled from Lima, Peru, arriving in Uruguay via Paysandú, a city in the west of Uruguay. And on Sunday...

We would like to tell you about how we came to welcome nineteen Ukrainians into our community. When the war broke out over a month ago, our community immediately looked for a way to respond to a request for help from our neighbors, the Friars Minor;...

The community of Benirredrá/Gandía want to let you know that to our great joy we have “neighbors” on our property. In other times that little house that faces the Spiritual Center has been of house of hospitality, welcoming migrant families, but the pandemic left it...

On March 8, after a long journey from Ukraine, a mother with two daughters arrived: a good way to celebrate the Day of the Woman. They come from the western part, and they had not experienced the horror of the war, the sirens, the bomb shelters,...

Their names are Alexander and Halina. They are uncle and niece. They arrived yesterday from Ukraine after 7 days on a bus. Alexander is 82 years old and did not want to leave his mother land, he was willing to wait for death, in peace...

On Sunday, March 20, the Campolara School welcomed a group of 54 refugees from Ukraine and 25 volunteers whose goal was to accompany these persons to Portugal. The school asked us if we could collaborate with them. The decision of the Sisters was unanimous: yes, we...

We are writing to you from the border in Rumania, in a place called Galati, which is one of the points of entry for the Ukrainian people. The border between the two countries is separated by the Danube, and there is a ferry that goes...

I will call this Philiipine migrant Belen, not her real name, to protect her privacy. Belen is from Northern Cotabato, Philippines, 36 years old, married and has one child. She came to Japan in 2013 right after her graduation in Bachelor Science...

On January 19th, at around 11.00 am., two Franciscan Missionaries of Mary, who live in a town in the north of Chile called Iquique, called by to collect us to begin a trip of some 237 km. in the direction of a small village...

Bogota, January 27th Dear Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and friends I am writing to you to express my sincere gratitude for your collaboration and for all you have done to help my mother, María de los Santos Aparicio Roche, identity card V-5.744.514, to...