Give So Others Can Live

Tuesdays in Texas

Give So Others Can Live

Lifting Up With Hands of Help The Angry Tias and Abuelas is a collective group of women from the Rio Grande Valley dedicated to helping migrants arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border.  The Angry Tias have a strong passion and commitment to feeding the hungry, visiting the imprisoned and comforting the grieving people stranded by U.S

#GivingTuesdayNow

The Power of Generosity It’s here! #GivingTuesdayNow has arrived! At its core, GivingTuesday was created to facilitate our deep-seated desire to help each other. The founding belief has always been that through local action, we can inspire global change. This couldn’t be truer during these unprecedented times. Today, May 5, 2020, is #GivingTuesdayNow – a day to come together to

Global Day of Giving and Unity

Together we give, Together we help, Together we heal  The Power of Generosity #GivingTuesdayNow is a new global day of giving and unity that will take place on May 5, 2020. It’s in addition to the regularly scheduled Dec 1, 2020 #GivingTuesday – as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. #GivingTuesdayNow

Community Connection with Meals

 A Great Connection Meal Connection is a new initiative where the Junior League of Harlingen pays a local restaurant to cater a meal for a non-profit in their local community.  It is their hope that by providing this service, it can take some pressure off the hard-working staff of their  nonprofit partners, to give them

Sisters of St. Francis of Tiffin, Ohio

Sisters Shirley Shafranek and Angie Keil, both Sisters of St. Francis of Tiffin, Ohio, arrived at La Posada March 2, 2020. Their intention was to spend two weeks living at La Posada and volunteering as Jills of All Trades: tutoring, grocery shopping for the shelter, baking banana bread and cookies in preparation for the Chalupa fundraiser

Easter Blessing

“Alleluia, Alleluia!  Let the Holy Anthem Rise!” For many centuries, Catholics and Christians throughout the world have celebrated the joyous event of Jesus’s resurrection from the dead with songs of “alleluias and joy” on this Easter Day. Today, Easter Sunday, in the year 2020, no one could have ever imagined COVID-19 would be responsible for

A Good Friday Like No Other

  The Paschal Mystery continues to take place in life, every day, in every way in people’s lives and hearts. Perhaps God is asking us to see with new eyes this year the suffering and the resurrection. We are being  invited to remember from our past that God has never forsaken us. God is with

Goodbye, Guatemala – One Client’s Journey

My father died in 2015 leaving my mother, my siblings and myself alone and destitute.  We have struggled ever since.  The violence in my country of Guatemala, has only gotten worse.  The day arrived where I had to make a life changing choice for me and my family.  I made the decision to leave Guatemala

Turtles and Daffodils: A Respite Moment

Often, the circumstances we are living with because of the COVID-19 Pandemic can be overwhelming. We can become easily overwhelmed. We crave positive respites. We hope this issue of Tuesdays in Texas can help with pondering a brighter future. We offer Turtles and Daffodils as a way to look to see how life is full of messages