Archive for June 2018

Not your Ordinary Father’s Day Prayer

Loving and Merciful God, our thoughts and prayers today are turned toward our fathers. For those whose fathers have increased the joy in their families’ lives, we give You thanks. For those good men who sustain and support us in our living, who love us no matter what, we give You thanks. For those whose…

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Simplify your Donations to your Brothers and Sisters in Guaymas

Consider a monthly donation. It will change the life for our brothers and sisters in Guaymas. $5/month – two round trip bus tickets to get to and from work $15/month – a child’s well visit + immunizations $25/month – a prenatal visit with lab work and vitamin supply $50/month – a complete dental visit and…

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What is a good day in Guaymas?

April 19 th , the Casa Franciscana Outreach board traveled by the night bus to the Mission in Guaymas. Each year we make the trip to meet with our Mexican counterparts (duel boards are required to satisfy the nonprofit status on both sides of the border). We also visit the programs to see first- hand…

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Feeding Children with More than Food

The most heavily used service of the Mission is the dining rooms (mésons). They provide two meals a day, six days a week. Children came and often had their only food for the day. Some would trade off going to school to eat. Approximately five years ago, we became conscious that it was not healthy…

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Father’s Day Prayer

Dear brothers and sisters, As Father’s Day approaches and I walk the barrios of Guaymas, I’m reminded of a prayer with an origin attributed to the Methodist Church in Africa: Loving and Merciful God, our thoughts and prayers today are turned toward our fathers. For those whose fathers have increased the joy in their families’…

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