We have begun the orientation program for the inaugural term of Columban Volunteers International! Our future CVI volunteer, Sky, has been learning about Taiwanese culture this week with the help of Ju Fang, a former CCAO intern and Taiwan native. Sky will leave for Taiwan in September, and she will spend half a year serving in the Hope Workers Center in Taipei.
- Pope Francis will address Congress
Columban Friends, Dawn breaks darkness, pink purple yellow orange sky, clouds swirl. Hope breaks dispair with song, laughter, prayer, and prophecy. We stand here today in the heart of world political power, carrying the world’s heart of song and clamor …Safe in Chile
HONG KONG, September 21, 2015. Columban missionaries in Chile are safe in face of recent earthquake and tsunami. The General Council wishes to express its prayers and solidarity for the Chilean people and Columban missionaries working in Chile in the …The Right to Water and the U.N. Summit on Sustainable Development
Pope Francis will soon make his first visit to the United States. In addition to meeting with Congress and with President Obama, he will also address the United Nations General Assembly, which is set to adopt seventeen new “sustainable development …