April

New cardinal in Hong Kong

Bishop John Tong Hon became the first Hong Kong-born Cardinal at a consistory conducted in St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican by Pope Benedict XVI on February 18, 2012. While he is the seventh Chinese Cardinal and the third to …

Categories: April, China |

DEVOTION TO THE CROSS IN FIJI

Recently we had the Suva parishes’ Lenten Cross visit and sleep at home in our Formation House carried by about 100 people as part of the city’s preparation for Easter. Carrying of statues, monstrance, or the Cross around the streets …

Categories: April, Fiji |

Your Prayers are needed for the Burmese People

Recently Fr. Noel Naw Lat, Director of the Karuna Myitkyina Social Services in Myanmar, wrote to me about the ongoing struggle of Burmese people displaced by military conflict. Knowing our long history of accompanying the Burmese people, Fr. Noel appealed …

Categories: April, Burma (Myanmar) |

CCAO Enewsletter April 2012

The Resurrection brings the joy and hope of new life and the promise of right relationships. This month the CCAO will be involved in a number of activities that seek to bring us closer to a relationship with Creation that …

Categories: April, Columban Center for Advocacy and Outreach |