Mexico 2020 (SPS Theology II)

Please pray for the Theology II seminarians as they spend the month of January in Mexico, encountering the people and the land devoted to Our Lady of Guadalupe who proclaimed, “I am your mother.”

Not so Different…besides the snow

January 19, 2020
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Week 3 starts for us heading to a place a little closer to home but finding much of the same as we found on our trip to Mexico.

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Ice and Snow, Bless the Lord

January 17, 2020
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Home again. Despite the snow and ice, we made it.

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The Forgotten War

January 16, 2020
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The last full day is a day at the museums and a confrontation with some final, difficult questions plus a quick look at more recent Mexican history.

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The Poorest of the Poor?

January 15, 2020
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Today was probably the hardest day on our pilgrimage because it raises the difficult questions of “why, Lord?” Yet even in the poorest place, Jesus Christ is still King.

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In the House of a Saint

January 14, 2020
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Perhaps the most moving and amazing stop on the trip: a visit to Mother Inez and her orphanage of disabled children.

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How do you translate a soul?

January 13, 2020
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For our first say in downtown Mexico City, we leave Mexico City to experience “rural” or “normal” parish life in Mexico. And that means a road trip!

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A New Perspective

January 12, 2020
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A change of location brings a lot of new stimuli. We head to downtown Mexico City and find surprises, differences, and similarities. Welcome to week 2.

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A great sign appeared in the sky…

January 11, 2020
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The crown jewel of the trip: a day at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe for prayer, reflection, and thanksgiving for our time in Mexico.

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If you build it….

January 10, 2020
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We head to the Pyramids for a much needed “break” day while engaging in the cultural starting point of the Mexican people: the Aztec and Spanish encounter.

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Homeless Hospitality: Somos Familia

January 9, 2020
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Well… it can’t be a trip without some unexpected adventure. What happens when you run out of gas in the middle of Mexico City?

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