“Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread”

Sister Gudelia visits Colonia Ferrocarril near Tecate, Mexico where there are no public mother holding boyservices and tells us: “Some parents work at making bricks while others ‘work’ in the dumps of this colony. The family that invited me into their house goes to the dumps daily with the hope to find food, clothes, or other items for their 5 children. The mother said that sometimes she has picked up tortillas and takes them to feed her children. The family was very happy with my visit and felt blessed to receive bread, rice, beans, toys, and blankets. It is moving to see such poverty and deprivation. This colonia is their world because they are so isolated. Thank God we are able to relieve them a little when we visit.”   Continue reading