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Final Report: As of November 18, 2019 we can appreciate the new electric service bill of the Federal Electricity Commission where the impact of the 120 solar panels installed in August has been immediately felt. Our monthly bill is now just 10% of our previous obligati...

September 18, 2019

Many of the local Tarahumara need and expect for their children to begin working at a young age to support the family.  Long term efforts have been made to inform these families of the necessity for a basic education but it is still not an easy task. 

Luckily, with...

September 18, 2019

One of the main projects originally put in place by Fr. Verplancken to engage the Tarahumara community is the Work for Food Program.  Designed to supplement the family nutritional needs with basic food staples, the program distributes food stuffs during those times of...

June 30, 2019

On Wednesday, June 26, the celebration of the preschool and primary graduations of the school of rejogochi was carried out. Father Miguel Quintanilla celebrated the Eucharist in thanksgiving for the term of the school year. We appreciate the effort of director Ana Mari...

May 1, 2019

The latest edition of the annual report of the Santa Teresita Complex is now available on the website.  The link is on the Projects page.  Check it out!

March 30, 2019

A bust of our founder Father Luis G. Verplancken stands near the clinic he founded.

 The inscription on the plaques read as follows:

In gratitude to the Father Luis G. Verplancken Aldayturriaga, S.J. December 27,1926-September 26,2004. For his pastoral service to this co...

December 3, 2018

The Santa Teresita Complex, Jesuit Mission in Tarahumara, Creel, Chih. MEX.,   does NOT participate in emergent food distribution programs for alleged "famines". We have a FOOD FOR COMMUNITY WORK PROGRAM that we implement annually under an agreement with some communiti...

September 24, 2018

A new program has been started at the clinic.  It's purpose is to reduce the incidence of child malnutrition with training for mothers, delivery of food supplements, and monitoring the child's health status. Here are some photos of the program participants.

April 12, 2018

Visit the clinic by viewing a short video made by volunteer Arianne Wenk during her visit in 2014.  A typical day at the Santa Teresita Clinic.

April 5, 2018

Father Miguel has released the 2017 annual report of the mission work.  You can find it on the "Projects" page.  It is very informative, and covers all programs currently under way.  `  It is a free download.  Check it out!

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