On March 11, the school year began at San Fernando, the educational institution in Chalaco, Peru. Hermana Lourdes Abad Pulache guides the Celebration of the Word. She teaches religion classes to students of the school.
Another adult reads during the service to begin the school year.
Parents attend the first meeting of the year. They are pictured in the school dining room. There are currently approximately 60 students from the hamlets who benefit from lunch at school.
Youth and their families come together for the vow renewal service for the Hermanas.
A colorful circle includes special photos and a candle for the vow renewal prayer service of Hermanas Deidy and Lourdes Abad Pulache.
Hermanas Deidy (left) and Lourdes Abad Pulache renew their vows.
Josefa Cordova prepares to proclaim the Word during the vows renewal service.
Young people offer their congratulations to Hermana Lourdes (left) and Deidy (right).
The Hermanas celebrate Palm Sunday with the people of Chalaco.
The Palm Sunday procession makes its way through Chalaco. Hermana Deidy plays the guitar at left in photo; Hermana Lourdes is on the right (behind the man).
Hermana Lourdes (left) walks with students on a long journey as part of preparations for Easter.
The young people take a break walking to the area of Silahúa.
Another photo from the walking experience of many miles.
Young people of the Youth Ministry in Chalaco prepare gifts to deliver on Mother’s Day.
Creativity, care and attention go into the gift-making.
Doing for others and showing appreciation for their mothers are lessons learned.