Colombia - Mission Tradition


  • Colombia is part of the ring of fire, a group of countries in the Pacific subject to earthquakes and volcanic eruptions
  • Colombia is ranked one of the happiest countries in the world
  • Roman Catholicism brought a huge influence on the culture; family is still a top priority in Colombian culture today
  • Colombia accounts for 70% of cut flowers imported to the US
  • Colombia produces 60% of the worlds emeralds
  • Over 64% of the population lives in poverty
  • 90% of the cocaine in the US comes from Colombia
  • Drug-related violence is the second largest cause of death after cancer

Capilla de Nuestra Señora de Fatima

Our Lady of Fatima Mission, Anolaima

In October of 2004 Monseñor Héctor Julio López Hurtado, Bishop of Girardot (Colombia), opened the door of his diocese to the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter, and we opened our first house in Latin American under the patronage of St. Martin de Porres on June 29, 2006, the Feast of St. Peter and Paul in Anolaima. Since then, the Fraternity of Saint Peter exercise their apostolic work by educating the children of God.

Hacer buenos cristianos y honrados ciudadanos

“Make good Christians and honourable citizens”






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