Opening a new community in the mountain area of Peru

08-18-2019The Sisters Corner

As we shared with you last week, this past August 15th, Solemnity of the Assumption of Our Lady, we celebrated our 21st anniversary of foundation. And the joy of our celebration was augmented with the news of the new community God has recently shown us that He wants us to open in a small rural town in Ancash, Peru. We feel very grateful to receive this calling from God to expand the mission in the Andes region of South America.

Last week four of the five sisters who will start this new community have gone for a mission trip there to get to know the area and start preparing everything for this new missionary community which will open up in the beginning of next year. This will be the third community we have in Peru in a rural area and it makes us very happy to be able to extend our apostolate among the neediest in Peru.

As everywhere we go, we seek to be inspired by the model of Our Mother in the passage of the Visitation, when Mary goes to serve her cousin Elizabeth and at the same time carries the Word, Jesus, in her virginal womb. We want to serve like her, being prompt to bring with us both solidarity and evangelization efforts, helping address both material needs and spiritual needs. Please pray for the Sisters during this year as they prepare to go and serve in the town of La Pampa in Ancash. And who knows? We might go and visit them in a mission trip from OLMC in the future!