Notes from the Field: Honduras

Notes from the Field: Honduras

SISTER GIRLIE SHARES HER EXPERIENCES I had the opportunity to recruit children from different provinces of Honduras. The trip was quite long and tiresome but the thought of those girls who were coming from the most remote parts of their provinces inspired me to bear...
Back To School

Back To School

The Sisters of Mary programs around the world are getting ready to welcome new children to the Children’s Villages. These children have been given the chance to continue their education, thanks to the generosity of our donors. They arrive from situations of dreadful...
Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ALL OF OUR STUDENTS! Today, more than 20,000 children worldwide celebrated their birthdays. With the support of our donors, every one of our children was able to receive a gift. These consist of practical items – clothes, hygiene items, or clothes –...
Visiting Day 2018

Visiting Day 2018

A SPECIAL FAMILY DAY This year, 2,923 parents, siblings, and relatives came to spend the day at our Girlstown in Tegucigalpa. Visitors arrive as early as 4:00 in the morning because of the distance they need to travel to reach Girlstown! Families attend Holy Mass, the...
Prayers for Children in Poverty

Prayers for Children in Poverty

SAFETY Too often, poverty is associated with risk and vulnerability. Violence, insecure housing, and inconsistent nutrition and health are frequently realities for our children. We pray that all children can be protected from these cruel realities. BE STRONG AND...
This School Healed the Paralysis in My Soul

This School Healed the Paralysis in My Soul

When Jerald was in 4th grade, his father had an accident that prevented him from continuing to work. Overnight, his life and those of his family members changed. His brothers were forced to leave school in order to help support their family and care for their father....