Chakawaya and More

One of my favorite places to visit is Chakawaya. It’s a small community that is about a two hour brutal hike from Mocomoco. We had to pause several times, just to catch our breath! When we arrived the other day (Diego, Flora, Sylvia, Aida and I), and had a...

You Did It! Wilalcala Celebrates!

It was a perfect day to celebrate the dedication of the new chapel/formation center thanks to your efforts and kind donations. Over one hundred faithful filled the new center to celebrate the Eucharist and to kick off the fiesta of Our Lady of the Rosary, for whom the...

A Weekend of Joy and Celebration

So, the sixth, seventh and eighth of September were days of much joy, dancing, eating, talking, praying — it was a fine celebration of the Nativity of Mary, patroness of Mocomoco. Some of our students were home, helping us with all the preparation and execution....

Jóvenes || Young People

(English translation follows) Durante años llevamos adelante el proyecto de formación de universitarios que son becados desde la misión. Pero nunca en estos años nos habíamos detenido a reunir a los jóvenes que quedan en las comunidades y no salen a la ciudad de La...

Wayrapata = “windy on top!”

Roberto and I headed up to Wayrapata, one of the communities in our parish, for a visit to celebrate their patronal feast of St. James. The actual feast was Tuesday, July 25, so when we arrived on Sunday they were still celebrating with a football tournament. As you...