Tuesday, January 4, 2011


Well, I no sooner get the blog up to date and Jordan informs us that he was transferred on Dec. 29th. He was hoping to stay one more transfer in Resistencia but it was not to be. As you can read on the left sidebar he is now across the Parana River in Corrientes.
Jordan said that , Gauchito Gil (see sidebar), is lengendary there, and was made a saint by the Catholic church. There is a celebration in honor of him every Jan. 8th (the date of his death)and along the roadsides you can find small shrines created in his honor. If you want more info on Gauchito Gil just Google him. Jordan also mentioned that the Virgin Mary has a visible presence and is highly worshiped, the area being predominately Catholic. From the info the mission sent out, there are many cathedrals in the area as well as many universities, and specialty schools.
Jordan sent us a couple of interesting pictures and as soon as his Dad gets them in the computer folder I will post them. One is of the clay oven, finished, that Jordan and Brother Leyes were working on, as seen in the slideshow. And another is of a very large fish. It almost looks like a catfish. I will ask Jordan what it is before I post it.

1 comment:

  1. You do a great job with the blog Sister Nelson, I love seeing what Jordan's up to. I always feel so proud of him when I read about him on his mission. He's a winner.