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Lenten Appeals

While I was stopped at a red light not too long ago, a bus pulled up to the nearby bus stop. Rather than passengers quickly pushing out the door, the bus lowered to curb level and sent out a ramp …

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Philippines hit by an Earthquake

Fr. Don Kill wrote to us regarding the February 6, 2012, earthquake in the Philippines: Well, this seems to be a year of disasters in unusual places. Dumaguete is a beautiful, peaceful, college town with several very good schools. I …

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Update on the situation in Mindanao

Fr. Patrick O’Donoghue sent the following update on the situation in Mindanao following typhoon Sendong: I arrived in Cagayan de Oro in the early afternoon of Monday, January 2.  The signs of the calamity were visible from the air as …

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December 2011

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A Christmas gift for the poor is great, but what about the rest of the year?

The truly amazing thing about the birth of Jesus Christ, called the Messiah, Son of David, Son of Man, Son of God, Savior, Teacher, Rabbi, Master, healer, as He is named throughout the Gospels, is that He never claimed those …

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The Negros Nine Human Development Foundation

To Be the Voice of Those Who Have No Voice While I am now the communications director for the U.S. Region of the Missionary Society of St. Columban, I remember, vividly, the worldwide coverage of “The Negros Nine” as they …

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The Manuel Duato Special Needs School in Peru

For people with special needs, life can be extremely challenging. My co-worker Jeff Norton and I both have someone in our lives with special needs. We’ve seen first-hand how they have benefited from the education and programs available to them. …

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Consider a Gift to the Columban Fathers Legacy Society

As the warm and joyous feelings of the season surround us, and our calendars become filled with celebrations including friends and family, the holidays are upon us. This holiday season, give a gift to those who need it the most …

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You Dao Christmas Appeal

In preparation for the joyous season of Advent, I have been reflecting on Mary and Joseph and their journey to Bethlehem. As migrants, they left their home, their friends, their family, and there was no joyous welcome waiting for them …

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Order Your 2012 Calendar

The 2012 Columban calendar is now available! The calendar highlights the work of Columban missionaries around the globe with a beautiful, four color photograph for each month. The 2012 Papal Intentions, both mission and general, are also available on one …

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