Service, Mission, and Ministry

Service, Mission, and Ministry

Dominican Sister of Hope Bette Ann Jaster, OP explores Dominic as a person who paid attention to, and connected with, whomever crossed his path. Likewise, she invites us to watch, listen, and notice the world around us in a ministry of presence.

A Kid, a School, and a Burning Desire to Revisit Nicaragua

Holly Borzacchiello packed anti-inflammatories for her first trip to Nicaragua. A mother of two, she had been working out strenuously, and she needed them for some pain she had experienced recently. However, a few days later, in a rough shelter with a group of...

Audio Feature: Narrating Nicaragua

When Holly Holly Borzacchiello began working for the Dominican Sisters of Hope eleven-and-a-half years ago, she didn’t think she’d end up in Nicaragua. However, this past July, she joined Dominican Sisters of Hope Debbie Blow and Stephanie Frenette on a...
A Glimpse of the Heart of God

A Glimpse of the Heart of God

On each and every Mission of Hope trip to serve the poor of Nicaragua, I never cease to be amazed that I get to experience a glimpse of the heart of God. At first glance, you might think that’s a nice poetic phrase, but, seriously, it’s true! I see a...
Mission of Hope 61 Gets a Start in Nicaragua

Mission of Hope 61 Gets a Start in Nicaragua

Dominican Sister of Hope Debbie Blow is the co-founder and Executive Director of the North Country Mission of Hope. Yesterday, Wednesday, July 8th, began North Country Mission of Hope’s sixty-first mission trip to Nicaragua. Below, one of the participants shares...