August 2011

Lord, have mercy on our land

A letter from Kachin state in Myanmar Lord, have mercy on us in the civil war here in the Kachin State of the Union of Myanmar. Our lives stopped on June 3, 2011, when government forces and the Kachin Independent …

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God’s Entrepreneurs: How Irish Missionaries Tried to Change the World

By Joe Humphreys. Dublin: New Island Books, 2010. Pp. xviii . 246; paperback $24.95. Joe Humphreys, an Irish Times staff journalist and author of God’s Entrepreneurs, has worked in Africa and around the world. He is a keen-eyed observer of …

Categories: August 2011, E-Newsletter |

Faith and Ecology in Ireland and around the Globe

Upcoming Events Immediately – Accepting applications for CCAO Outreach Associate position August 8 – CCAO Bi-Monthly E-Newsletter is launched August 9 – International Day for the World’s Indigenous People August 15 – Deadline to apply for October Mission Exposure Trip …

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Prayer and petition for imprisoned priests in China

Poster-sized photographs of five priests who are known to be detained in prisons in China were displayed at the entrance to the chapel of St. Louis Secondary School in Pokfulam on the evening of June 29, 2011, where a Mass …

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Combapata Catechetical Center in Combapata, Peru

In 2004, with your generous support, Columban Fr. Donald Hornsey was able to build the Combapata Catechetical Center in Combapata, Peru, which includes two classrooms and a dining room.  While the community remains economically poor, the people of Combapata generously …

Categories: August 2011, E-Newsletter, Peru |