The Lord Directs Our Steps

Eunice Colon

The Lord Directs Our Steps

Sister Nora Ruiz arrived at La Posada Providencia in mid-September. Sister Nora is in the formation process with the Sisters of the Holy Spirit and Mary Immaculate (SHSp) in San Antonio, Texas. The Sisters selected La Posada Providencia as her first ministry under the mentorship of Sisters Thérèse Cunningham and Dympna Clarke. Remarkably, this was

Part II Hope Lives Here: MDS Volunteers Learn as they Serve

Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS) is a volunteer network of Anabaptist churches that responds to natural disasters in Canada and the United States. While the focus is on clean-up, repair, and rebuilding homes, their partnership with La Posada is in response to the humanitarian disaster and the migrant influx crisis at the South Texas border. Mennonite

God Works Through People

Once becoming a volunteer with La Posada, you also become part of our family. We value our volunteers and could not accomplish what we do without the incredible help and perspective they bring. When Pastor Olga Gonzalez and her husband, Andres Alexis Gonzalez arrived at La Posada from Lyndonville, New York to volunteer their time,

Hope Lives Here

In 2016, we began the Capital Campaign, Hope Lives Here, a project to construct much-needed new facilities. All of La Posada’s three buildings are very old and were not designed for their current applications. The building specifications at that time envisioned a single building complex and more recently shifted to a multi-building design that include three living

Remembering Bishop Raymundo J. Peña

Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Brownsville and long-time friend of La Posada Providencia, Bishop Raymundo J. Peña, died on September 24 at age 87. Bishop Peña was ordained a priest in 1957, and appointed as a bishop in 1976 by St. John Paul II. He served as Bishop of Brownsville from 1995 until his

Remembering Bishop Raymundo J. Peña

Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Brownsville and long-time friend of La Posada Providencia, Bishop Raymundo J. Peña, died on September 24 at age 87. Bishop Peña was ordained a priest in 1957 and appointed as a bishop in 1976 by St. John Paul II. He served as Bishop of Brownsville from 1995 until his

Farewell to Long-Time Director of Development Ana G. Schulz

La Posada says goodbye and offers best wishes to Ana Schulz this week. Ana has been part of the La Posada family for over 20 years. Under Ana’s leadership as a grant writer and Director of Development, La Posada has grown exponentially. Grants have funded not only guests’ basic needs, but also educational materials for

Former La Posada Guest Becomes a CNA

La Posada Providencia continuously strives to meet the needs of poor immigrants, asylees, and asylum seekers. The staff works to promote clients’ successful integration into United States society. Upon departure from the shelter, we encourage our guests to keep in touch. When they do reach out to us, it is both gratifying and inspiring to

With a Good Heart and Good Intentions, Anything is Possible

Foresters Financial, an international financial services provider, recognizes that well-intentioned people, who want to make a difference, may not have the resources to provide financial contributions to worthy causes in their communities. Foresters Financial provides ways for its members to exercise their desire to be contributors and become leaders in their community. One of these

Recipes from Around the World- A Honduran Holy Week Tradition

Recently, our shelter cook, Yessica, prepared a pork and summer squash skillet (guisado) as the main course for lunch. It was delicious. Serving clients from around the world occasionally opens conversations about the preparation of meals and the unique recipes that can come with each culture. This preparation of summer squash appeared to be new