September 17th-18th, Fr. Clark, Fr. Mosher and Fr. Dodd

September 15, 2011

Bob Clark

Columban Fr. Bob Clark will be speaking at Our Lady of Tahoe on September 17-18, 2011, at all Masses. Following his ordination in 1965, Fr. Clark was missioned to the Philippines before returning to the U.S. He was then commissioned to the U.S. Navy where he served as a naval chaplain. Fr. Clark currently serves in the San Diego area.

Fr. Michael Dodd

Columban Fr. Michael Dodd will be speaking at St. Mary, September 17-18, 2011, at all Masses. Originally from Ireland, Fr. Dodd was missioned in South Korea following the Korean War. He now lives in St. Columbans, Nebraska, and works in the mission office as the planned giving officer. Fr. Dodd can tell you exactly how not to write a legal and binding will!

Bob Mosher

Columban Fr. Bob Mosher will be speaking at St. Francis of Assisi, September 17-18, 2011, at all Masses. He now lives in El Paso, Texas.

An Invitation Calls for a Response

  • Sept 17-18 Fr B Clark
    Our Lady of Tahoe
    PO Box 115
    Zephyr Cove, NV 89448
    Ph. 775-588-2080
  • Sept 17-18 Fr M Dodd
    St. Mary
    3529 Q St.
    Omaha, NE 68107
    Ph. 402-731-0204
  • Sept 17-18 Fr Bob Mosher
    St. Francis of Assisi
    4513 S. 32nd St.
    Omaha, NE 68107
    Ph. 402-731-0204
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Today, Columbans continue to work around the world with the economically poor and marginalized. Following the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan, Columbans in that region have stayed with those they serve and are assisting with the on-going relief efforts.

When rebuilding begins, Columbans will be there assisting and aiding the people. In 2010, the disastrous floods in Pakistan left thousands homeless and destroyed acres of crops.

Homelessness, hunger and illness followed the floods. Columbans in Pakistan organized medical mission teams to bring urgently needed assistance to those affected by the floods. Columbans in Pakistan continue to help the people they serve rebuild their lives, homes and livelihoods in the wake of the floods. Wherever they are needed by God’s people, Columbans answer the call to serve.

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