The group Caminantes grows: Starting the year, former Fe y Alegria students joined the team

The group Caminantes grows: Starting the year, former Fe y Alegria students joined the team

On January 15 the Group Caminantes gathered to officially welcome new members, all of them former Fe y Alegria students: Denisse, Allison and Miguel; very welcome to the team! We are very happy to continue to have more members in the team who would carry out our project and who are also very serious about […]

Spreading the Good News of Jesus to the people in Nuevo Horizonte; by Brother Chuck Fitzsimmons

Spreading the Good News of Jesus to the people in Nuevo Horizonte; by Brother Chuck Fitzsimmons

As November began Father Fernando Asín, pastor of Jesús de Nazaret parish, was delighted to receive from Brother Sean Di Figlia a pamphlet teaching the basic concepts of the sacrament of baptism. Seán worked on the pamphlet for several months with the intention of teaching parents and God-parents in a simple, clear and dignified manner. […]

‘The Rice Sisters’: Being presence and compassion for the women from the hills of Canto Grande

‘The Rice Sisters’: Being presence and compassion for the women from the hills of Canto Grande

We have had a visit from a group of mothers from Cardinal Newman College, Buenos Aires. This was the fourth group of mothers from Newman to participate in an immersion programme. The local women here call them “Hermanitas”, little sisters. The “little” is a term of respect and closeness. The mothers from Newman have adopted […]

Montevideo | Two colleges meet to play sports for a noble cause; By Sergio Boragno

Montevideo | Two colleges meet to play sports for a noble cause; By Sergio Boragno

On Friday, November 4, a soccer championship was held at the Sacred Heart Center of Paso Carrasco, in which primary students from that college and Stella Maris College participated. It was organized by parents of the soccer club from our school and volunteer mothers from the Sacred Heart College, also parents and students, members of […]

Stella Maris College participates in campaign ‘for you thanks to you’, organized by the Food Bank

Stella Maris College participates in campaign ‘for you thanks to you’, organized by the Food Bank

Stella Maris College participated in the campaign ‘for you thanks to you’ organized by the Uruguayan Food Bank. The students collected until the end of October non-perishable food to collaborate with the Food Bank foundation (flour, sugar, oil, cereals, rice and tomato sauce). Baskets were placed in the Primary and Secondary Hall for donations. The […]

Brother Paul Keohane, Leadership Team member, visits Stella Maris College in Montevideo

Brother Paul Keohane, Leadership Team member, visits Stella Maris College in Montevideo

Brother Paul Keohane visited our school, he works providing of immersion experiences to students, past pupils, teachers and parents in Hendricken House in Lima, Peru. In the immersion programme, brothers Paul Keohane and Stephen Casey receive many groups coming from different Schools of the Worldwide Network. Spending a week with the brothers in Lima, different […]

The brotherhood – students and past pupils: The Lord of Miracles visited Colegio Mundo Mejor

The brotherhood – students and past pupils: The Lord of Miracles visited Colegio Mundo Mejor

We are proud to know that our students are part of the Brotherhood of Señor de los Milagros (Lord of Miracles), a Catholic christian devotion in Peru and considered the world’s largest regular Catholic religious manifestation. The service of participating in this activity is also a way of bringing hope and light for so many […]

Colegio Mundo Mejor celebrates its Golden Jubilee – 50 years planting values in students to create a ‘Better World’

Colegio Mundo Mejor celebrates its Golden Jubilee – 50 years planting values in students to create a ‘Better World’

50 years ago when the Christian Brothers came to Peru, they had the mission to continue the legacy of Blessed Edmund Rice and that’s how Mundo Mejor College (Better World) was the first step in this process. Monsignor Carlos Burke invited the Congregation of Christian Brothers from the Eastern Province of the United States to […]

October 6, 1996; 20 years ago – We remember Edmund Rice’s Beatification in Rome

October 6, 1996; 20 years ago – We remember Edmund Rice’s Beatification in Rome

Ms Blanca Doig, now retired from Santa Rosa College, was among the guests at the Beatification of Edmund Rice twenty years ago. She is an extraordinary teacher and a devout of Blessed Edmund, she’s currently giving catechesis lessons for First Communion in two parishes in Lima. What do you remember about October 6, 1996? The […]

Three volunteers from America Solidaria kick off programme in Colegio Fe y Alegria

Three volunteers from America Solidaria kick off programme in Colegio Fe y Alegria

We are Laura Sallette, psychopedadogic from Argentina, Miriam Iparraguirre, psychologist from Uruguay, and Teresa Pérez, teacher from Spain. We are three professional volunteers from the NGO “América Solidaria”, an organization that strives to overcome child poverty across the continent and seeks to promote solidarity beyond the boundaries that separate us, to build together a more […]