Passionist Sisters Meet in Argentina, page two
Our sisters in the barrios oversee adult reading programs, offer catechism classes and work for a program that provides milk and bread to very young children twice a week in the late afternoon hours before they return home to their parents. right: milk and bread in the afternoon
We celebrated the feast of St. Cajetan with the people of the barrio on August 7th. In an outpouring of faith they sought the help of this Italian saint in their poverty and dire situation. Their response was so great that the Mass was held on the street to accommodate the masses of people.
In Moreno, near Buenos Aires, we watched a great march of Argentinean workers, who had been marching from city to city since the end of July, towards their final destination: Buenos Aires, the capital. They were gathering signatures to petition their government to provide services for the unemployed, job training and assistance.