Javier F. Chento


Javier es laico vicenciano, afiliado a la Congregación de la Misión y miembro de la Sociedad de San Vicente de Paúl en España.
The Vincentian Family in Panama

The Vincentian Family in Panama

The joy of living together in unity. Many years ago, with that very sentiment, the members of the Vincentian Family in Panama began the process of serving their sisters and brothers who were most poor. According to our historical records this process began in 1875 on...

Layers and barks

The coconut is a difficult fruit to split open. You will need a machete or a large knife to get to its delicious meat. In many parts of Latin America, fresh coconut water serves to quench the thirst of those on a walk. Staying in my memory is the amazing agility of...

The Christians’ sign

The Christians’ sign

It has been many years ago that I was told the following little story: While the teacher was correcting the religion exams of her students, she was surprised to read Pilar’s answer to the question, “What is the sign that identifies Christians?” Except for a few...