During International Women's Day on March 8, the women's group in our sister parish (Our Lady of Guadalupe church) in Tierra Nueva II, Guatemala, participated in activities to raise up women's rights. The Read More option gives you a snapshot of the justice issues our Guatemalan brothers and sisters are encountering.
From Carrie Stengel, our Sister Parish Liaison: International Women’s Day, members from women’s group in Tierra Nueva I and Tierra Nueva II participated in the annual march in Guatemala City. Among other issues highlighted during the march, it marked the 2-year anniversary of the tragic fire in a state-run shelter and the march changed routes at the last minute to visit a women's organization that had been raided the night before (in what has been denounced as an act of intimidation). The women's group from TN1/TN2 also read a powerful poem at masses in both communities the weekend after the march. Read more.