Care Packages Delivered to Homebound

An important part of our two yearly visits to El Recreo is where the delegation breaks into small groups and delivers care packages to the most needy, sick, elderly, or homebound. The directiva of El Recreo, who is like the mayor, decides through the help of his council and Beatriz,

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Recovery for Reina

When our delegation visited El Recreo in 2016 Reina Morales had a large, painful, and growing tumor on her left arm. Through support from St. Boniface and Friends from Iowa Foundation (FFIF), Reina was examined by local doctors and then a specialist. Initially she was given chemo to try and

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The Mystery of Faith

In the second reading from 1 Corinthians, St. Paul tells us that the Christian faith is a mature faith.  He says that it is full of mystery and hidden, predetermined before all of history.  It is my deep belief that those who really engage in their Catholic faith will obtain

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