Sr. Benedito has been a Christian here in SJCampos for 14-15 years. He’s 78, a widower, with no family to speak of. He lives in small rented quarters behind a house. Until recently, he worked as a manual laborer.

He has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and is receiving radiation therapy through the government health system. Lately, he has started having tremors in his hand, foot, and chin, what looks to be the onset of Parkinson’s, though no diagnosis has yet been made. Continue reading