A Challenging Week for La Posada

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A Challenging Week for La Posada

La Posada’s challenging week included the departure of a large group of guests; a birthday party at a hotel with no electricity and a trip to the grocery store which also had no electricity. This past week was a challenging one for La Posada. We had a full house, practicing COVID safety protocols and managing

When The Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going

It is a much-used phrase but very appropriate at La Posada Providencia this week. Yesterday, as was the case for much of Texas, La Posada lost power due to the mighty winter storm that has wreaked havoc across the upper, middle, and Southern United States.  The entire town of San Benito has been without power

La Posada Guests Begin a Wellness Program

The guests’ holistic wellness at La Posada is prioritized through the various programs and resources offered to all who walk through its doors. Recently, our guests began a six-week Wellness Program in hopes of improving their physical and mental health. The Wellness Program gives the guests five days of exercises they can choose to do.

Sister Thérèse Featured on The Global Sisters Report

Sisters Thérèse Cunningham, SHSp, and Dympna Clarke, SHSp, play an incredible role in La Posada Providencia’s daily operations. They care deeply about the clients and the mission of the organization. Recently, Sister Thérèse was interviewed for The Global Sisters Report. Sister was interviewed about her experiences at La Posada during the Coronavirus pandemic and various policies

Client Reunited with Her Family in The United States

La Posada frequently celebrates the triumphal experiences of our clients. Recently, La Posada celebrated one such occasion with one of our long-term clients of more than seven months.  She reunited with family in The United States after being separated from her mother. She fled gang violence in her home country of Guatemala, where organized gangs

Deaconess Cindy Andrade Johnson Consults with La Posada

Deaconess Cindy Andrade Johnson has been working with La Posada Providencia as a volunteer consultant since the Fall of 2020. Cindy has been an educator for approximately 30 years. She prioritizes and emphasizes cultural competency through education, and she works with migrants all over the United States, the border, and Mexico. She has been working

You Touched Our Hearts

You touched our hearts with your generosity and support this holiday season. We received an overwhelming response to our end of year Christmas Appeal. Many of you send us well wishes, which we much appreciate. We love hearing from you. Thank you!  There are no words that can convey the depths of our gratitude. We

Board Member Helps with La Posada’s Garden

La Posada Providencia is committed to cultivating and protecting the Earth and all creation and empowering the clients through education. A significant advantage of La Posada’s land and warm climate is the ability to have a year-round garden. Hence, we can teach the clients how to garden while simultaneously growing delicious food for the shelter to enjoy during

A Talented Client Crochets

La Posada Providencia is privileged to work with incredibly talented clients from all over the world. Many of our clients have brought unique talents such as carpentry, woodworking, painting, singing, dancing, playing sports, and many more. Recently, a client from Guatemala has shown her incredible talent in crocheting. She learned how to crochet from a