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Borderland Ministry

Cruzando Fronteras Needs Your Help

by Rev. Canon David Ulloa ChavezCanon for Borderland Ministries Over the last 9 months, your support has made it possible for 889 residents at our partner shelter, La Casa de Misericordia y de Todas Naciones, to take the next steps in their immigration journeys.  Of the 889 residents, 439 are children under the age of …

The Bishop’s E-pistle: La Casa

Last Thursday, the Nogales wind blew through the paper pinwheels strung on ribbons through the trees. It reminded me of Genesis 3 when God walks in Eden at the time of the evening breeze; the Spirit seemed palpable with each breeze as we gathered under the tree to celebrate the Eucharist. I was at La …

The Bishop’s E-pistle: Cruzando Fronteras Updates

I’m frequently asked about updates on Cruzando Fronteras, our ecumenical border ministry in Nogales, Sonora. Over 200 migrants lived in the shelter together for the entire pandemic, building strong bonds of friendship. This video is of a collective project: installing a new water cistern. Everyone works together at La Casa de Misericordia, the shelter we partner …