Well, the mission trip is over. It’s hard to write about something that was so wonderful and full of experiences and learning. I am certain that this trip and the persons on it will remain in my heart and prayers for the rest of my life. It was an amazing experience to live with such
Hola! We finished up our last work day and are getting ready for our very last day in Piura. Early Sunday morning we will leave for Lima where we will spend the day sightseeing before heading back to the States. It’s definitely a bitter-sweet feeling; we’ve have had such an amazing experience here and are
Well, today was our last work day here in Piura. In the morning we all went to Mass at the school. It was a Solemn High Mass, and was very beautiful. After lunch, we were all given our afternoon work assignments. Most of the girls wanted to go to the Parish’s clinic because we heard
A few people have come down with the flu and the cold, but they are all much better now. Along with people becoming sick in our first week in Piura, we went to a fiesta and a marachi band performed for us. The fiesta was amazing. We arrived around 8:30 PM, and a few of
Sunday: 6 Masses, 4 Priests, 3 Seminarians and 36 Missionaries. This morning we broke into two groups, pooled into the vans and drove to different churches where we were to say Mass. Each church was filled with Peruvian men, women and children, excited for the Mass to begin. Some churches had not had a Mass
Today some of us went to the Hogar, which is a home for young girls that are sent there for protection from the dangers of the jungle, and for schooling. I have made many friends, whom I met the past two trips here. My friend Jola is one, and she will be leaving to go
After a long wait at the airport, going through customs and security, we finally made it to Piura! We started our adventure by visiting a girls’ home. We were warmly greeted by all the girls and then we proceeded to the chapel for Mass.The girls were so happy to see us: they hugged us and
The date is already here. The adventure, the gospel. And many things to share.