We are delighted to invite you to be a part of the 7th annual Friends of San Lucas Kansas City Celebration! Register today for the celebration, April 30 – May 1, 2023.
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The Tulsa Golf Tournament benefiting the Friends of San Lucas and the San Lucas Mission will take place on July 24, 2023 at the Tulsa Country Club. All are welcome. Register today!
The release of our 2022 Annual Report is accompanied by a special letter from Board President Jim Seifert.
Twenty-year-old Kadence Bran De Leon grew up in Belle Plaine, Minnesota. She was used to her life in a small town, yet she felt something was missing. Something deep down was pulling her away from Minnesota.
From March 27-31, we’re inviting you to celebrate the “Untold Stories of the Mission.” Join us as we unearth some little-known accounts of lives changed by the Mission’s work, all made possible by your generosity. Be sure to sign up for our email list to follow along with these stories. And please, consider multiplying these […]
If you’ve been to the San Lucas Mission, you have great photos. Share them with us for a chance to win! The contest is open to anyone 18 years of age or older who has visited the San Lucas Mission between 1968 and 2023.
I officially completed the Ride for San Lucas commemorating the walk of Fr. Greg! It was a wonderful opportunity to meet a truly inspiring gathering of 80+ supporters who flew in from all over, Friends of San Lucas board members/staff, and many Guatemalans.
On October 18, 1972, Fr. Greg Schaffer, Ronal Motta, and Elias Jacinto set off from the steps of the Minnesota Capitol in St. Paul and began a historic walk to San Lucas Tolimán, Guatemala. Their goal was to raise money for the Mission in San Lucas Tolimán, founded in 1963 by Fr. Greg.
Meet Margaret, one of Friends of San Lucas’ Long-Term Volunteers. She just completed her annual three-month visit to San Lucas Tolimán and returned home to Virginia. Margaret was eager to get home so she could plant her garden but certainly will miss Guatemala. What you might not know about Margaret is that she has been going to the Mission since 2003.
The San Lucas Mission has a history of distributing bracelets to visitors upon their departure. Visitors are encouraged to gift two of the three bracelets to friends or family back home and tell about their experience in San Lucas. Earlier this year, we asked you to tell us your #BraceletStory.
Friends of San Lucas partners with and advocates for the San Lucas Mission by supporting its locally-led programs. Through relationships, we believe that hearts and minds can be transformed.
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