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Renovation of a Center for Vocations and Lay Formation in Peru

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The prelature of Chuquibambilla in southern Peru lies high up in the hills, at an altitude of 10,000 to 15,000 feet. It is a region of great poverty, where the people have to contend with poor soil and frequent droughts. Added to this was the 10 years of terror and civil war inflicted by the Maoist guerillas of the so-called “Shining Path,” rebels who during the 1980s left behind deep scars among the people that have still not healed to this day.

Help for the Formation of Religious Sisters in Peru

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In many countries of Latin America there is no state help of any kind for the physically or mentally handicapped. Most families, already living in poverty, have little possibility of helping their own handicapped children in a manner appropriate to their needs. Thankfully, the congregation of the Servants of God‘s Plan (Siervas del Plan de Dios) have a special vocation for the care of the poorest and most needy.

A Host-Baking Machine for Carmelite Sisters in Peru

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The Convent of the Discalced Carmelites in Abancay, in southern central Peru, was initially established in 1964 with seven religious from Cusco. Today, the community …

Ongoing Training of Catechists in a Vast Parish in Peru

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The Apostolic Vicariate of Iquitos lies deep in the jungle of the Peruvian Amazon region. Even getting to the capital involves having to travel by …

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