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Mission Reflections

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Blessed are the poor in spirit… Blessed are they who mourn… Yes, the Beatitudes are the perfect way to describe my Peruvian people, the 1,200 who happily and patiently waited to be seen by the doctors and nurses who went on our Medical Mission to Peru. As a Peruvian by birth (now I am a […]

Medical Mission Reflections

Monday, November 5th, 2018

A few months ago, I never would have thought that volunteering for a medical mission could be such a beneficial and rewarding experience. When I first thought about signing up for the mission to Peru, I was a little skeptical. Can I really make a difference? How will I get along with people I don’t […]

Reflections from Peru

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

I wish I was a great writer who, with just my words, could reach into your hearts and minds and help you share the experience I had during the medical mission in Peru.  I will always be grateful for the opportunity to be part of this incredible mission. My eternal gratitude to all the photographers who […]

Mission Reflections

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

I was fortunate to be a member of the OLMC team that went to Peru September 28, 2018 for a week. I retired 2 years ago after working as a pediatric nurse practitioner for several nonprofits organizations serving the poor of New York City and New Jersey. I worked in hotels for the homeless, made […]

Mission Reflections

Thursday, October 11th, 2018

Our medical mission trip to José Galvez, Peru has dominated the thinking and prayers of many in our Church family for several weeks. I would like to recap some of the highlights before we get back to our usual parish life. Thirty of us made the trip—doctors, nurses, translators and support staff—and every single person […]

Medical Mission 2018

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

The first-ever OLMC Medical Mission to Peru has returned home. The team served hundreds of children and adults in three different locations providing, love, medical supplies and medical care. Check out the photos below and make sure to check back to see more photos and read first-hand accounts and reflections on the team.

Medical Mission 2018

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

Our Medical Mission team has been working at two different sites in Jose Galvez, Peru. They’ve treated over 200 people A DAY! After complications at customs our supplies finally arrive (you can see the shipping container in the photo) and the entire team sorts through their supplies, finally giving them all out to our brothers […]

Medical Team 2018

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

Day 2 began for our Medical Mission team, they are at a different site working than the first, they took care of 76 kids and 125 adults on the first day alone! Check out the photos from the team below.  

Medical Mission 2018

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

The medical mission team has begun serving our brothers and sisters in Jose Galvez, Peru. The day begins making their makeshift hospital complete with welcome station, triage, pharmacy and of course, medical stations staffed by our medical staff for both adults and children. Check out the photos from the hardworking team below and make sure […]

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