The Tarahumara Children's Hospital Fund of Oregon will be holding our 19th Annual Benefit Dinner on Saturday, October 7th, 2017 at the Riverside Golf & Country Club here in Portland. Invitations will be sent out in July so please watch your mailboxes if you are an existing supporter. If you are newly interested in attending this event, please contact Peggy at 503-659-4342 for more information and/or to be included in future mailings.
Thank you all for your wonderful support over the past 19 years and we look forward to seeing all of you in October!
Newsletter from Santa Teresita Complex
Events at the national level
Oaxaca has become the visible and material expression of the criminalization of social protest. It is undeniable that anyone who has been molested, aggrieved, victimized by the violation of any of his fundamental rights, is immediately subject to a series of direct and indirect grievances for demanding respect for his rights and personal dignity.
Arianne Wenk is a current medical school student that we met during a trip to Creel in 2012. We have enjoyed staying in touch with her are she finished her undergraduate studies and moved on to medical school and are so impressed by her dedication not only to medicine but to helping those in need. Arianne is in communcation with both Fr. Miguel and Fr. David and we hope that she will continue her association with the Mission in Creel or wherever else her interests take her. Thank you from the TCHF of Oregon and continued success!
The Fund-An-Item for 2015 was “Water for Life”. Even though the Copper Canyon has seen moderate precipitation in recent years the challenge still remains for dependable and safe access to clean drinking water. A comprehensive scientific survey of the existing conditions is being managed by Schneider Water Services of St.
"What a terrific event!", was heard throughout the dining room as the evening came to a close. We celebrated our 18th Annual Benefit this past Saturday at the Riverside Golf & Country Club with about 160 supporters in attendance. Mission Director, Fr. Miguel Quintanilla, S.J. was in attendance but our old friend Fr. David Ungerldeider was not able to attend due to prior commitments.
Thank you very much to local quilters and long time supports of the TCHF Delores Piller and Pat Swanson for their 245th quilt donation.
George Michael Irwin prayerfully went to his eternal reward on June 15th at the age of 83 at Ochsner Medical Center in Baton Roouge. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Carolyn Clesi Irwin in 1990, 2 infant sons, grandson, brother, stepson and parents. He was a native and resident of New Orleans until he moved to Baton Rouge after hurricane Katerina, and loved living there. He is survived by his devoted wife Pat Decell Irwin, 2 daughters, 1 son, 8 gran
Attached a document containing a complaint against the irrational exploitation of forests in the Sierra Tarahumara. So that you can make it known to the groups of people where you work . Pastoral agents want to make the voice, of the communities we serve, public and for centuries has remained silent.
Miguel Quintanilla S.J.
Complejo Asistencial Clínica Santa Teresita AC (CACSTAC)
On April 9th we had a dinner-fundraiser here in Tijuana, with 200 guests in attendance. Proceeds will go toward our water well project. The event brought in 1,980 dollars and 30,190 Mexican Pesos.