Category Archives: Latin America

He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands

World Mission Sunday is February 15!  To prepare ourselves to celebrate the many ways in which The Episcopal Church participates in God’s mission around the world, we present these blogs from our missionaries. Guest Blogger: Kirsten Lowell from the diocese … Continue reading

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Buen Vivir–Striving for “Good Living”

World Mission Sunday is February 15!  To prepare ourselves to celebrate the many ways in which The Episcopal Church participates in God’s mission around the world, we present these blogs from our missionaries. Guest Blogger: Alan Yarborough from the dioceses … Continue reading

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Day 6: News and Resources from Around the Communion

As we continue to journey through the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence/Violence against Women, we give thanks that more and more people across the Church and around the Communion are engaging in conversations and prayers about this and … Continue reading

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What Does It Mean To Be Displaced?

Several members of the Global Partnerships Office are attending the Global Episcopal Mission Network’s 2013 conference in Bogota, Colombia. Below are some thoughts and reflections on our experiences so far. We often hear about internally displaced persons on the news. … Continue reading

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Nina Boe is (Finally!) in Brazil!

Following a lengthy visa process, our seventeenth (and final) volunteer of the 2012 Young Adult Service Corps has arrived in Sao Paulo! Nina Boe (Diocese of Olympia) is a Seattle, WA native who is excited to serve in Brazil. This … Continue reading

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The Episcopal Anglican Church of Brazil Stands for Justice and Life

The information below was shared with us during our visit with the Most Rev. Mauricio Andrade, Bishop of Brasília and Primate of Brazil.             -Elizabeth On April 17, 1996, 21 people were killed in the Massacre of Eldorado de Carajás, … Continue reading

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A Visit to Venezuela

Did you know that there is an Anglican/Episcopal church in Venezuela? Did you know that the Diocese of Venezuela is part of The Episcopal Church? Venezuela is actually the newest diocese in The Episcopal Church. The 2012 General Convention will … Continue reading

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A Bishop for All People

“Ningún cristiano puede llamarse cristiano si no siente el dolor de su hermano.” (No Christian can call himself Christian if he does not feel the pain of his brother) Monsignor Óscar Romero The above quote from Monsignor Óscar Romero struck … Continue reading

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