From crowded barrios to remote island villages…
Imagine one day working in a crowded city barrio, and being asked the next day to move far away to the Amazon River basin, where you can only reach some of the people you serve by boat? That’s the reality for missionaries of the Province of Fortaleza who bring the love, justice and hope of the Gospel to the poor in many very different places in northeastern Brazil. The March 2014 Bulletin of the VSO ( http://cmglobal.org/vso-en/files/2007/01/VSO-Bulletin-March-2014-English.pdf) highlights the works of the Province of Fortaleza, which is a beneficiary of the Vincentian Endowment Challenge (Patrimony Fund Project).
This short video also presents a good picture of the members of the Province of Fortaleza and the people they serve: