On October 4, 2018 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in San Ysidro, California a beautiful Mass was held In Memoriam of Barbara Claire Caster. It was a beautiful…
It is with profound sadness that we share the news of Barbara Caster’s passing on August 20, 2018. Our sadness is for ourselves as we will miss her dearly each…
Parroquia Santa Cruz del Apostolado
Mission: To support the community by providing spiritual needs to the community and promoting the charity in other members of the community
Director : Father Jose Lamberto Lopez Rosas
Project overview:This is the 1st year Serving Hands International is assisting this Parish.
Location: Tijuana, BC, Mexico
Current Needs: For information on how you can help this project please contact Parroquia Santa Cruz del Apostolado office at (664) 650-40-84
Misioneras de Santa Ana
(Missionaries of Saint Anne)
Mission: The education of the faithful and to help children to rise in life.
Number Served: 500 community members per month.
Director: Sister Imelda Castillo Montañez
Location: Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
SHI Partnership Began: 2005
Project Overview: Misioneras de Santa Ana minister to over 500 persons per month. The group provides bi-weekly food distribution to families, religious, educational, and social services within their community. The Misioneras recently received two portable buildings from SHI. The portables have added much needed space for the group to provide a sheltered area for religios education, parenting classes, and evening classes for adults to learn how to read and write.
For information on how you can help this project please contact Sr. Lizbet (664) 211-5245 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Misioneros de la Cruz – Colegio Sta Rosa de Lima
(Saint Rose of Lima School)
Mission: To provide a free catholic education to students and parents.
Number Served: 600 per year.
Director: Father John Tasto
Location: Tijuana, BC, Mexico
SHI Partnership Began: 2006
Project Overview: Colegio Santa Rosa de Lima is associated with Missionaries of the Cross and is self-funded. The Colegio is lead by Father John and it provides free education to over 600 students in grades 1 thru 12. SHI’s donation to the school contributed to expansion of school facilities, and our partnership with Rotary now provides free lunch five days a week to the students.
Current Needs: Classroom supplies
For information on how you can help this project please contact SHI at (619) 582-8200 or email email@example.com
Catholic Diocese of Moshi
Mission: The mission is to ensure that adequate care and support is provided to both orphans and vulnerable children and assisting such children to be educated and trained so as to be successful and useful members who can contribute productively to their societal development.
Number People Served: We have 6,000 orphans but up to now we are able to reach 3,000.
Director: REV. FR. ALOYCE URIO
SHI Partnership Began: 2009
Current Needs: School fees, food, school materials, school uniforms, medicines and seminars.
Project Overview: The project plans to serve orphans who are at homes and to provide them health, educational and moral support. Orphans will be cared by their families and Rainbow Centre will be coordinator between families and children.
Specific Project Activities are as follows:
Provide foster support to a significant number of OVCs to grow and develop, spiritually, physically and mentally. The project will support
Orphans( OVCs) to access normal and better standards of living. Besides that shelter and better nutrition will be provided to ensure that balanced diet for better growth.
This will involve:
a) Identification and mobilization of orphans: The project will set up a system to identify deserving orphans from the communities throughout Rainbow catchment areas.
b) Pay school fees, uniforms and other scholastic materials.
c) Provide food and medication
d) Sensitizing various stakeholders on the special needs of the orphans and vulnerable children.
e) Ensure quality education for the orphans.f) Organize meetings with the guardians, committees and Local leaders.
Trinitarias de Maria
(Trinitarians of Mary)
Mission: Striving to make our monasteries Eucharistic Centers where people may come and share in our life of adoration.
Number Served: Over 30,000 individuals annually.
Director: Mother Lillie Diaz and Sister Catarina
Location: Carretera Libre Tijuana-Tecate, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
SHI Partnership Began: 1994
Project Overview: Trinitarians of Mary was founded by Mother Lillie Diaz in 1992 after a Pilgrimage to Fatima, Portugal. While on Pilgrimage, she received a calling to found a religious community dedicated to Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration, in the spirit of the Fatima message, for the building up of the Church in the World and in support of Catholic Priests. The Trinitarians of Mary were subsequently canonically erected as a Public Association of the Faithful on December 12, 1993, by His Excellency, Most Rev. Bishop Emilio Berlié Belaunzarán.
The Trinitarians of Mary are a Roman Catholic community of women who lead non-cloistered contemplative life in the service of perpetual Eucharist Adoration. Twenty-four hours a day, the sisters adore Our Lord Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament. Each sister has between 1-2 hours a day and 1-2 hours a night of solitary Eucharist Adoration. In addition to their primordial occupation of daily prayer, and with the help of SHI and other community organizations, the Sisters provide bi-weekly food distribution, clothing, education, youth and minister retreats, and also work with four drug rehabilition centers in the community. The sisters welcome people from all walks of life whose spiritual and material needs brings them to their monasteries.
For information on how you can help this project please contact Sister Katarina (619) 781-1141 or email firstname.lastname@example.org