Grateful for the many blessings experienced during 15 years as a Maryknoll lay missioner working with youth in El Salvador.
The successes of Salvadoran students and their motivation to help their community give hope for a more inclusive and just world.
Mission is not just about the struggle for justice; it’s also about sharing life’s joys and celebrations with the people.
In an environment of violence and trauma, young Salvadorans find ways to build community and a better future.
El Salvador’s state of emergency is especially hard on young people from marginalized communities.
Young people in El Salvador who have no birth certificates face many obstacles and need help accessing education.
The legacy of the first martyrs of El Salvador’s civil war — Father Rutilio Grande and the two lay leaders who died with him — continues to inspire people today.
Larry Parr’s December 2021 newsletter: Inspired by Salvadoran youth ‘giving back.’
For Larry Parr, accompaniment is one of the most important parts of his ministry in El Salvador.
As restrictions start to lift, challenges remain for the education of young people in marginalized communities of El Salvador.
Larry Parr and William Méndez reflect on the meaning of Pentecost for young people in rural El Salvador.