All Christians are part of the Body of Christ. We are His hands and feet. People meet Him through us in a variety of ways. Here you can see how He uses our community to express His love to others.
As a contemplative-active community, we see our ministry as valuable in itself, not as a means to an end. A typical estera house, a symbol of the injustice of poverty. Jobs in Peru are scarce especially for single mothers. Here Ana awaits the completion of her home. In treating the human person with dignity, Christ heals us and those to whom we minister. In God’s economy, nothing is wasted.
From estera to house, Fr. Philip at a house the God built using us as His instruments.
“It isn’t charity, it is Justice. It’s due them.”
Sister Gianna Mara has now made her first private vows of poverty, chastity and obedience. Here are a few words from her reflecting on the experience.
Father Philip´s words for us for this Christmas time.