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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El Recreo Medical Clinic Update

by Kamy Sullivan Thanks to generous parishioners and their donations, we have been able to purchase a laptop computer and digital camera for Beatrice, our health care worker at the Padre Vincente medical clinic in El Recreo. In the mornings Beatrice “makes the rounds” by walking the dirt pathways of

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Fiesta in El Recreo

By Connie Hefner My Spanish dictionary defines the word FIESTA as: Fiesta – feast, entertainment, party; public rejoicing. 2 holiday. 3 endearment The fiesta in El Recreo is always held the last day we are there, and it embodies everything listed in the definition and then some! There are over

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It’s All About Family

by Connie Hefner When asked to reflect on the trips I had taken with the El Salvador delegations, so many memories surfaced. In the end, I found that those memories were all about family. It was about meeting the men, women and children of El Recreo for the first time.

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