Tag: Father Greg Schaffer

Hospice latest of Father Schaffer’s efforts for Venezuelan mission

Hospice latest of Father Schaffer’s efforts for Venezuelan mission

| June 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Father Greg Schaffer sees people’s desperation and hunger on the streets of San Felix, Venezuela.

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Following in namesake’s footsteps led Minnesota priest to his own Latin American mission

Following in namesake’s footsteps led Minnesota priest to his own Latin American mission

| August 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

In a way, Father Greg Schaffer, 53, was set up from the beginning to serve as a missionary priest in Latin America. But perhaps not in Venezuela.

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In bleak Venezuela, archdiocesan mission supplies hope

In bleak Venezuela, archdiocesan mission supplies hope

| August 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Visitors to La Revancha bakery in San Felix, Venezuela, are greeted by a large menu listing a wide variety of breads and baked goods. But before customers start to reach for their wallets, they need to look a little closer: Instead of a price, a “no” sticker is placed next to nearly all of the items, indicating their unavailability.

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New Venezuelan bishop makes first visit to archdiocese

New Venezuelan bishop makes first visit to archdiocese

| May 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Eight months into his episcopate, Bishop Helizandro Terán Bermúdez of Ciudad Guayana, Venezuela, got a sense of the 48-year partnership with the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis when he visited the Twin Cities for the first time in mid-May.

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Archdiocese’s Venezuelan mission parish suffering in food crisis

Archdiocese’s Venezuelan mission parish suffering in food crisis

| July 29, 2016 | 2 Comments

“Everybody’s just going hungry,” said Father Greg Schaffer, pastor of Jesucristo Resucitado in San Felix, Venezuela, who last month was named vicar general of the Diocese of Ciudad Guayana. “You go to the grocery store and the shelves are bare.”

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