Reflecting on our Common Home

 By Nelly Monrroy

It’s been two days since we returned from our mission trip. Many of us are missing our mission family as we return to our normal day-to-day activities or continue our summer plans. Deacon Pedro reminded us in his homilies to remember what we experienced and to share it with others - to create awareness.

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Full of Jesus

By Alexis Scamman

Waking up and seeing a volcano out your window is such a reminder of how wonderful of a creator God is. We visited Hogar Virgen del Socorro on Friday. It was absolutely beautiful. Xiomara, the Volunteer Coordinator, showed us around, and we got to meet and love on the residents there.

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God's Work

By Ellen Nichols

Today we departed beautiful Santa Cruz del Quiche, a place where many of us felt transformed and humbled by the Guatemalan way of life. As the day commenced, the team took their last walk to La Martita’s, a cozy restaurant that served all 26 of us delicious food for many days.

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Overflowing Love

By Ellen Nichols

If I could personally summarize today in one word, it would be “overflowing.” What all does that entail? Well, for each one of the missionaries, it’s different. However, we can all relate to the feeling of being overwhelmed with emotion and passion for the brilliant children, touching home visits, and delicious food

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God's Love

By Nelly Monrroy

Today’s Gospel was about the missionary disciples that Jesus Christ sent before him to evangelize. And today we were welcomed to el Sagrado Corazon de Jesus, our sister parish in Quiche, Guatemala.

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Serving Hand in Hand

By Alexis Scamman

We’ve arrived! It’s crazy to see how far we have come. Many of us did not know each other before our first mission training, and now we have embarked on a life-changing experience, serving hand in hand as a family.

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Before

By Ellen Nichols

Today marks exactly two weeks before immense intimacy, growth, and being. As I and twenty-five other missionaries prepare our hearts to put ourselves in complete willingness for God to dwell in our hearts, we turn to one another in prayer, Adoration, and intense craft and skit planning.

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