Farewell to Colleen Price

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Farewell to Colleen Price

This week La Posada Providencia bids farewell to our longtime Database and Information Manager of 19 years, Colleen Price. Colleen was an essential member of the Development team. She participated in the commencement of our monthly giving program and is recognized for producing the creative name, Circle of Hope. In 2015, she also assisted with

A Season of Gratitude and Giving

I thank my God every time I remember you. Philippians 1:3 (NIV) As we reflect on this week’s Thanksgiving holiday, all of us here at La Posada have so much to be grateful for. The support of so many people— family, friends, volunteers, donors, community members—continues to sustain La Posada and our work. We truly thank

Honoring Thomas Gambardella

Thomas R. Gambardella was a teacher and campus minister at Bishop Hendricken High School- BHHS, a Catholic, all-male, preparatory high school in Warwick, Rhode Island. Since 2015, Tom coordinated immersion field trips for students that included visits to La Posada Providencia and other charities in the Rio Grande Valley. Tom was passionate about building community

A New Staff Member Joins as an Advocate for Children

In late October, Milagros Carrera joined La Posada Providencia to support the Case Management department as Case Manager I/ Child Coordinator. Her role is an initiative from our partnership with Save the Children and their mission to give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn, and protection from harm. Her passion to

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

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