Farm celebrates 7ª São Francisco Party, in Oeiras, Piauí

The Farm of Hope Bom Jesus dos Passos, headquartered in Santa Joana D´arc Rural Center, Date Talhada, São João da Varjota, celebrated last Saturday 19 October

Farm celebrates 7ª São Francisco Party, in Oeiras, Piauí

The 7 Feast of St. Francis of Assisi with the theme “Rejoice, the Lord is with you" Biblical text taken from the Gospel of Luke 1,28, still alluding to the Marian year.

The event was attended by the Local President of the Farm of Hope Bom Jesus dos Passos Dom Edilson Nobre - Bishop of the Diocese of Oeiras, the Spiritual Director Fr Francisco das Chagas Martins, the Esperança Viva de Picos and Oeiras Groups, family and friends welcome, volunteers and ambassadors of hope who share the charism of the Farm of Hope.

The program started from 14h with the arrival of the relatives of the welcomed. From 16h to 17h30min, the cultural moment took place with the presentation of the Vida de São Francisco theater, organized and presented by the welcome; presentation of Capoeira da Esperança, and several testimonies from Es and welcomed from the Farm. At 18h Celebration of the Holy Mass presided by Archbishop Edilson Nobre and co-celebrated by Fr. Chagas Martins, with the animation of the Agape Choir of the Community of São Miguel Talhada and the music group of Senhora Santana Parish of the city of Arraial. There was also the delivery of the certificate of Mr. Antonio Rodrigues da Cruz who completed his year of walking at the Farm. At 20h social moment with the animation Fr Chagas Martins with the music group of the city of Arraial and the group Friends in Prayer, who made a Catholic show contributing to Spirituality.

All this was only possible because, since this party was conceived, they had volunteer friends, family, public authorities and private start, supporting and contributing to the event was a success. Without the constant presence of God in our midst, the blessing of our Bishop, and the bread of the community at large, none of this would be happening, may God constantly bless this Work, our bishop, our collaborators, and all who are part of this great family.

We thank the family members of the shelters, who believe in the work of the Bom Jesus dos Passos Hope Farm, which aims to:

  • Collaborate for the recovery of drug addicts through the rescue and strengthening of their conditions of autonomy and independence in order to restore the dignity of the human person;
  • Contribute to reducing the high rate of psychoactive substance dependents, favoring the emotional well-being and personal balance of the intern;
  • Promote the reestablishment of community, family and social ties of drug addicts in the region of Oeiras, São João da Varjota and neighboring circus cities.

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