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November is often associated with a time of giving thanks, and this year is no different. In order to get the most out of the month, we’re deeming this as the year to start early. Make the entire month about showing gratitude to those you love, and even strangers.

The spooky season is coming to an end before we know it, but that doesn’t mean we’re over October. Scary doesn’t always have to be bad. Instead, use these final weeks as a reminder to do some scary-good deeds and give back to your community.

In order to lead a truly altruistic life, it’s important to take stock of your own mental health, as well as those around you. There are a ton of free resources and tactics you can use to check-in and improve your mental clarity.

It’s hard to believe that another month has come and gone. As we enter October and inch closer to the holiday season, year-end giving and volunteering also ramps up.

Promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in all that we do helps us develop a more informed and inclusive picture for different causes and issues at hand.

International Day of Peace, recognized on September 21 every year, is the perfect opportunity to promote peace in the world around us.

Spending quality time with those you love is not only good for the soul, it’s a great step toward living an altruistic life. But how do you put the quality in quality time? Check out these ways to make the most of quality time to help you on your journey toward an altruistic lifestyle. 

It’s hard to believe that the end of the year is approaching so quickly. Wasn’t it just 2020, after all? Time flies faster than you think, which is why it’s important to think about your end-of-year giving plan now. 

Life has been hard lately on us all, but September is National Self-Care Awareness Month. It’s a month dedicated to checking in with yourself, being kind to your inner monologue and truly making sure you get what you need to fill up your cup.

Although there are a ton of heavy issues going on in the world today, nonprofit organizations are a bright spot in the world, helping to provide relief and aid to a variety of important causes.

When you open yourself up to actively listening, you’ll be surprised at how much you gain in return. Check out these tips to implement active listening into your lifestyle, as well as what you can take away in return!

In this update, a look at Fabiana Morales, who will be consecrated in November.

Reconnect to a community of faith. Rekindle your passion for mission.
Renew your spirit of solidarity.

Schedule: Friday, July 30 at 6:30 PM to Sunday, August 1 at 12:00 PM.

Cost: $175 covers two nights in the retreat center, three meals on Saturday and breakfast on Sunday. And Marimba dancing!! Financial assistance available.

Reserve your spot by July 16 with Charlie at or 531-218-6354.

We ask that all attendees be fully vaccinated by July 16 in order to attend.

Pray the Stations of the Cross for the protection of migrants, especially those with TPS or DACA status.

Ixim is working with OneWorld to help ensure the health and safety of our community.

Ixim is thrilled to participate in Do Good Week 2021.

Our Spring 2021 Disciples of the Good Shepherd newsletter

Calling Missionary Hearts

The Disciples of the Good Shepherd welcomed four new women into their formation program. Each of these women need a sponsor for their journey into religious life and in their career as servants of God in the Diocese of Huehuetenango. Please read about them and consider a sponsorship. Sponsorships can come at any level. Contact Charlie for more details.

Ixim's 2020 Annual Report: In Solidarity

Fall 2020 Newsletter and 2020 Annual Report

A report of the success of our COVID-19 response in Huehuetenango, Guatemala

Hurricane Eta's Effects in Huehuetenango

Ixim: Spirit of Solidarity is happy to announce our presence in SHARE Omaha, an organization built to help Omaha nonprofits reach out to donors and volunteers.

Ixim: Spirit of Solidarity was present at Juan Diego Center in South Omaha to help stock over 5,000 lbs. of food received through the generosity of donors across the Archdiocese of Omaha.

Ixim finished its second round of mask-making by delivering 700 masks to Catholic Charities' Juan Diego Center in South Omaha.

Ixim makes and distributes over 2,800 masks across Omaha.

Ixim and the Disciples of the Good Shepherd respond to COVID-19 in Huehuetenango

Ixim launches Phase 2 of its Safe Smiles project

Our weekly update on COVID-19 in Guatemala and Huehuetenango

Cardinal Ramazzini to preside at mass for United States Mayan Pastoral Conference.

Our weekly update on the effects if COVID-19 in Huehuetenango and Guatemala

Ixim-supported water purification plant in the Diocese of Huehuetenango receives production certification.

Ixim launches Good Shepherd Assisatnce Program to help families most vulnerable to the effects of COVID-19 in Huehuetenango.

Weekly update on the effects of COVID-19 in Huehuetenango and Guatemala

Ixim delivers nearly 1,000 masks to community partners in South Omaha.

Weekly update on the effects of COVID-19 in Huehuetenango and Guatemala

Ixim: United in Prayer event on June 30

Our weekly update with news of the effects of COVID-19 in Huehuetenango and Guatemala.

Our weekly update on the effects of COVID-19 in Huehuetenango and Guatemala