One Humanity – Two Countries

23 October 2019 at 7:00pm
St. Joseph Parish, 732 18th Ave. E Seattle, WA 98112

St. Joseph Parish is celebrating 30 years of a sister parish relationship with San Bartolom√© in Arcatao, El Salvador. Fr. Miguel Vasquez, SJ, pastor of San Bartolom√©, will share his perspective of witnessing the impact of 30 years of migration on communities in El Salvador. Fr. Vasquez’s presentation will be followed by a Q&A panel of advocates and experts.

Come learn about the humanity behind the headlines, and the ways communities in El Salvador are creating hope with bold initiatives for social change.

Presenters & Panelists:

  • Father Miguel Vasquez, SJ, Pastor of San Bartolom√©, Arcatao, El Salvador
  • Ms. Marina Ortiz, Salvadoran Human Rights Leader
  • Meghan Kelly-Stallings, Seattle Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs, Coordinator, New Citizens Program
  • Josh Utter, Outreach and Advocacy Coordinator, Jesuit Refugee Service/USA
  • Michael Ramos, Executive Director, Church Council of Seattle (Facilitator)

We hope that you will join us for this free event. For more information please contact: Josh Utter,, or Mary de Rosas,, from St. Joseph Parish.