“The happiness of the just man — open-handed he gives to the poor, his justice stands firm forever.”

Psalm 112

Special Appeal in Anticipation of Christmas

The Sisters pray that we collect enough money to provide a special CHRISTMAS BAG of food along with a blanket for 1300 of the most helpless families. The Sisters will attend the masses at All Hallows Church on November 28 and 29 to meet with the people.

  • Socks, Caps, Tarps, and protein-based food are especially needed to help alleviate the cold nights
boy on tracks

Child waiting for parents working in the dumps, recycling for sale, for family support. He is in the middle of railroad Tijuana (Colonia site).

These “poorest of the poor” families live at the dumps of Tijuana, just 40 miles from our warm homes. In the Franciscan Spirit, Sister Armida believes with all her heart that “God will provide.”

This year has seen turmoil around the world. We view the situation of the poor in Tijuana as continuing turmoil. With your support, and the care given by the Sisters at the Casa, many men and women are rehabilitated and able to move into the mainstream of productive society. Continue reading