Editor’s Note: Also pictured in featured image is Maryknoll lay missioner Caitlin.
One year ago this moth, Hady Mendez, of FMS’ 29th class of missioners, arrived in Cochabamba, Bolivia. Since then, Hady had used her time work with Manos Con Libertad to help women in prison to better their spiritual life and their financial situation, but, most importantly, to be a friend. May God bless her in all that she has done and all that she will do.
Biggest highlight of 2015: “It had to be starting the faith sharing group in prison. This was something no one actually asked for. I saw a need, prayed about it, and took a leap of faith. The group started in late August with 2-3 women. We ended the group in December (for a holiday break) with the same women (minus one who was released from prison) plus 3 additional women. The group has bonded in a special way over the last 4 months. And God has sent me a partner in crime to help me run the group which has made the overall experience even better. It’s something I will always cherish about my time here.”
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