David Dodroe used his many talents to enhance the lives of thousands of the poor in Guatemala in myriad ways.
Santa Catarina Church in Old Ixtahuacan has survived earthquakes, landslides and hurricanes and has played a central role in the lives of thousands.
“I am deeply grateful to the people of Spokane for the unconditional and constant support of the religious education program."
Generous support enabled the mission to meet its annual budget.
Virtually every trip was an enlightening, engaging, and productive outing.
They have lost track of how many trips they’ve made to the mission!
Medical clinics in Guatemala continue to operate amidst the pandemic.
Thank you to all in the Spokane diocese who support the medical mission!
Meet Pablo Francisco Raxuleu Tambriz, lifelong resident of Santa Catarina Ixtahuacan.
The radio station, Nawal Estereo, in the Guatemala Mission has been lending a helping hand to many communities in the mountainous highlands of Guatemala during the coronavirus pandemic, even with fewer staff members.
Assumption Parish allocates an annual contribution to the Guatemala Mission, among other charities, through its budgeting process for outreach. Parishioners contribute to a fund that serves several charitable endeavors.
Some may wonder to where Sr. Marie Tolle, of the Sisters of Charity, NY, has relocated since leaving Guatemala in 2018.
Family-to-Family (FTF) is once again responding to the needs of families in the Guatemala mission region—this time with supplies for those experiencing food insecurity due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Imagine making 36 trips to the Guatemala mission in 18 years, working while there and paying your own expenses for each trip!
All are cordially invited to the eighth annual Guatemala Mission Celebration, planned for Wednesday, Sept. 16, at Barrister Winery.
Father Manuel Nicasio, pastor of Santa Catarina, Ixtahuacan, reports that the second (and final) phase of the reconstruction of the Religious Education Building has been completed, and within budget.
A beautiful quilt, donated to the Guatemala Commission, will be used to raise funds for the Diocese of Spokane’s Guatemala Mission.
The Mayan Indians of Guatemala did not always live in the country’s highlands.
The three Catholic parishes in Walla Walla—St. Patrick, Assumption, and St. Francis—have long been active in the Guatemala Mission.
If you are a member of a local parish, chances are you have already been of significant help to the poor in Guatemala, whether you realize it or not!
Many people in the Diocese of Spokane had the opportunity to meet Lourdes Tzoc, director of Nawal Estereo radio station in Nahuala, Guatemala, in September.
A long-held dream of Sister Immaculata Burke, RN, was realized in 2015 with the addition of an i-Stat blood analyzer.
Unannounced, and without an appointment, we (five travelers to the mission) knocked at the door of Colegio Santa Catarina Catholic School, situated next to Santa Catarina Church in Nahuala, Guatemala, adjoining an area used for open markets in Nahuala.
Responding to a need for early childhood education, Sister Immaculata and Sister Marie started Our Lady of the Highway Preschool near Novillero, Guatemala, in 2002.
Pascual attended the elementary and middle schools in Ixtahuacan, then traveled ...