Sr. Pinky B. Barrientos spent most of her apostolic life working in radio, television and the editorial department of her congregation's publishing house. She spoke with GSR about why everyone must fight disinformation.
After the Claretian Missionary Sisters Philanthropic Development Office trains people in skills such as how to make soap, candles and bags, the sisters become customers and help expand the market for the products.
The Sisters of the Divine Savior have helped establish groups advocating for women's and children's rights in 39 parishes across the Philippines, teaching them about abuse and what to do if a victim wants to seek justice.
Four Sisters of St. Francis Xavier — two Filipina sisters and two sisters from Myanmar — look after 18 residents of a home in San Pedro that provides shelter to women ages 60-90 who are experiencing homelessness.
Since 2020, volunteers have collected more than 100 bags of waste cleaning up an abandoned park in Bacolod. Under the leadership of the Sisters of the Good Samaritan, locals have been working to rehabilitate the park.
St. Paul de Chartres Sr. Eva Fidela Maamo and her Foundation of Our Lady of Peace Mission have worked with Indigenous Aetas — including community health "barefoot doctors" — since a volcanic eruption displaced them in 1991.