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Mission Monday: Patience in Solidarity

To kick off week three of our Lenten Walking in Solidarity series with its theme of”Living Solidarity: Work, Family and Citizenship,” new missioner Jeff Sved writes about his experiences so far in Bolivia.   Paciencia. With time and practice I’ll be able to communicate adequately in a new language. Paciencia. With time I’ll get used…

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Postcard from Bolivia: Carnaval in Oruro

About 28,000 dancers and 10,000 musicians parade over four miles at the Oruro Carnaval. Just because new missioners Annemarie Barrett and Jeff Sved are in language school right now doesn’t mean they can’t have some fun. Our missioners joined about seven other classmates from the Maryknoll Language Institute to experience the most famous of Bolivia’s…

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