indigenous Tag

 PARAGUAY, Roberto Zárate Peña • One of the main objectives of project Alianza Solidaria (Covenant Solidarity) is to support the health system of the Nivaclés (indigenous people) in Cacique Sapo, Misión Escalante, and San José communities. In Cacique Sapo, partnered with the German Embassy, we built a completely equipped medical dispensary. In Misión Escalante, 35km north, and close to the Argentinean border, we installed an air conditioner in the dispensary to make the doctor’s work more comfortable, since he resides there and he has to take care of three communitiesRead More
PARAGUAY, by Maria Fischer • When Fr. Juan Pablo Catoggio opened the “Holy Door” of the Original Shrine on 13 December, he showed the two dimensions of mercy: “The first and basic dimension is the mercy of God the Father, ‘…a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness..’ (Exodus 34:6), which is repeatedly given to us, and which we repeatedly experience. The second dimension is our attitude of mercy to everyone, and in particular those who suffer. Two parables of Luke’s Gospel –Read More