Border Immersion Experience

Border Immersion ExperienceThe School Sisters of St. Francis offer week-long opportunities for groups of 5 or 6 adults to join in our community’s witness in El Paso, Texas, through the Border Immersion Experience. The program offers participants a chance to:

  • Enter into an educational process concerning the reality of life on the El Paso-Juarez border
  • Hear the personal testimonies of border residents
  • Participate in theological reflection on border issues and each day’s experiences
  • Focus on globalization and its effects on border life:
    • Economic justice

    • Human rights

    • Environmental concerns

    • Immigration

Dates are flexible to accommodate your group’s schedule; visits from February through October are recommended.

The School Sisters of St. Francis welcome your group to join with us in this witness. For more information, please contact:

Sister Fran Hicks
School Sisters of St. Francis • Casa Alexia
465 Gallagher St. • El Paso, TX 79915
(915) 595-0965 •

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