Sr. Odessa shared with our communities in the Province of Central America-Cuba the letter from the community of Chaparral speaking of their collaboration with the thousands of refugees who came to El Paso. In the letter they mentioned that most of the refugees came from Central America. The sisters have been living in Chaparral for almost twenty years. At that time the community was only three sisters. We all felt called and wanted to share closely the harsh reality of Central American migrants who were arriving non-stop in El Paso, very close to Chaparral. The volume of refugees had increased so much that the Chaparral parish prepared to receive a group of 40 refugees every 15 days. Thus began a commitment to support and collaborate with the ACC province and the USA in Chaparral.
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