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Office for immigrants of the Aone of Curco Diocesis de Talca

Office for immigrants of the Aone of Curco Diocesis de Talca

Office for immigrants of the Aone of Curco Diocesis de Talca

Region:

Chile, Latin America

Missioner Responsible:

Bro. John Nitsch, M.M.

The Pastoral of Human Movimiento of the Diocese of Talca has been helping the immigrants in the City of Curico for the last three years. This process has become more complicated in recent years and has been taking up to a year or more to obtain the visa which they need to be able to get decent job. Curico and the area close to Curico has received immigrants from countries such as Haiti, Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia. In Curico, there is a camp where approximately 150 Haitian families have built temporary houses, and the city of Curico has been trying to move them because there is not authorization to build homes. With your gift, Brother Nitsch hopes to help many immigrants in Curico with their local papers and with the process of obtaining their visas and work permits.

“Do not neglect hospitality, for through it some have unknowingly entertained angels.”
– Hebrews 13:2

Parroquia Cristo Resucitado Curico

Parroquia Cristo Resucitado Curico

Parroquia Cristo Resucitado Curico

Region:

Latin America

Country:

Chile

Missioner Responsible:

Bro. John J. Nitsch, M.M.

Existing on limited donations from its poor parishioners, the Parish of Cristo Resucitado needs your assistance to continue its soup kitchen, which provides more than 150 meals a day to the needy. In addition, the parish provides financial aid to seven of its students studying at the university, and runs a youth group for children during winter and summer vacations.

In 2017, the area received about 500 immigrates from Haiti, Venezuela and Columbia. The immigrants from Haiti require extra assistance because of language and climate differences. Your donations will help keep their assistance programs running and help Brother John Nitsch, M.M. support the increased number of immigrants.

Your donations will help keep their assistance programs running.

Project Updates

  • Assist university students in finishing their studies in law, social work, health care, and psychology.
  • Our soup kitchen now serves lunch to about 150 poor people six days a week.
  • Brother John Nitsch has been able to help begin raising bees for honey and to pollinate the fruit trees, increasing the income and standard of living of the people involved.
  • Starting a weekend formation program for our pastoral agents, and support other monthly and bimonthly retreats and formation times for the different parish groups.

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