Archive for the ‘Resistencia’ Category

The Cátedra Carnahan is an annual lecture series hosted by ISEDET in Buenos Aires. This year, Dr. Luis Rivera Pagán spoke on the topic of, ¨Iglesia, colonialidad y liberación: reflexiones histórico/teológicas desde El Caribe¨ (The Church, the situation of being colonized, and liberation: historical-theological reflections from the Caribbean.) One of the conference participants mentioned three possibilities that […]


October 13 is the Day of the Psychologist here in Argentina. The day is commemorated with speeches, gatherings, and swearing-in ceremonies for new psychologists. The day was initially proposed in 1974 at a conference of students of psychology. Subsequently, during the dictatorship, the government targeted psychologists and psychology students for kidnappings, torture, and death. The […]


Let’s Eat!

27Sep12

Sometimes we feel like we’re eating our way across the Southern Cone! As in so many other places around the world, food plays an important role in church life in Argentina and Paraguay. We thought we’d do our best to make you hungry by showing you a smorgasbord of food-related fellowship moments here in South […]


The flowers appear on the earth; the time of singing has come, And the voice of the turtledove is heard in our land. The fig tree puts forth its figs, and the vines are in blossom they give forth fragrance. Arise, my love, my fair one, and come away. (Song of Songs, 2:12-13) Friends and […]


Resistencia’s artsy side was on display last month with the arrival of the Biennial, an event that brought together sculptors from all over the world to demonstrate their art live in front of thousands of visitors. Twelve artists from countries as far away as South Korea, Syria, and India spent the week turning giant blocks […]


On Houses

24May12

“The rain fell, the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house, but it did not fall, because it had been founded on rock.” Matthew 7:25   Jesus, the carpenter, imbues the building of houses with extra-special sacredness. But he does not specify how the house must look or what materials to […]


Here is a picture of our church in Resistencia, from the night of the perigee of the moon. Happy climbing!