The Carmelites of El Salvador are beginning plans for a second formation house to accommodate the many vocations they have been blessed with this year. The new house will be built on the old finca (farm) the Carmelites were able to purchase in 2017.
Carmelite Greenhouse Project: El Salvador. A portion of the money will be saved to be reinvested in new greenhouses in approximately 5 years.
To further strengthen the St. Elias Project farming activities we are hoping to do the following: purchase coffee, avocado, squash, and papaya plants; construct an adult education center, a chapel, and an housing for the farm caretaker; provide jobs for the local community.
The love of God was manifest in these poor people who are stripped of the little that they have in order to share it with those who announce the Word of God.
Following Mass, our Centro Xiberta neighbors are invited to a simple breakfast of a sandwich and something to drink.