India & Thailand 2004
From November 21—December 15, 2004, Sister Joyce Meyer, PBVM, Executive Director of the Conrad N. Hilton Fund for Sisters, visited India and Thailand. She returned home just two weeks before the tsunami struck South Asia on December 26, 2004.
Congo & Rwanda 2004
From July 12—August 2, 2004, Sr. Joyce Meyer, PBVM, Executive Director of the Conrad N. Hilton Fund for Sisters visited the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Republic of Congo and Rwanda. The genocide that devastated Central Africa apparently ended 10 years ago but for the people living in these countries, the events of the
El Salvador 2004
From June 19-28, 2004 Sr. Joyce Meyer, PBVM, Executive Director of the Conrad N. Hilton Fund for Sisters and Board member, Dr. Robert Buckley, visited El Salvador. During Sr. Joyce’s trip to El Salvador, she was able to witness first-hand how the country’s 12-year long civil war (1980-1992) and Hurricane Mitch (in October 1998) have
Cameroon & Nigeria 2004
From December 26, 2003 to January 22, 2004, Sister Joyce Meyer, PBVM, Executive Director of the Conrad N. Hilton Fund for Sisters, visited Cameroon and Nigeria in West Africa. While on her first trip to Africa’s Atlantic coast, Sr. Joyce was able to observe the many contrasts between the Eastern and Western regions of the
I visited China in October 2003: Hong Kong, mainland, Taiwan and Macau. I traveled with a Maryknoll sister who has lived many years in Hong Kong and a Chinese woman who was guide and translator.
Dr. Robert Buckley, a member of the Committee for the Conrad N. Hilton Fund for Sisters, and I were able to travel to Cuba on the license given by the United States Treasury Department to the United States Bishops’ Conference. We bought visas to enter Cuba in Cancun, Mexico.