Juarez / El Paso

The Faith of the People

From the Director “What is it that keeps you going?” is a question that I frequently ask other Columban missionaries who live and minister in very difficult circumstances. The response is almost always the same, “The faith of the people.” …

Categories: 2016, ALL POST, Juarez / El Paso, magazine articles |

The Holy Spirit Alive in Us

Looking Forward in Joy I left Taiwan three years ago and returned for a two-month refresher course in Chinese Mandarin in March 2015. It was great to be back in a place where I am familiar, a place where I …

Categories: 2016, ALL POST, Juarez / El Paso, magazine articles, Uncategorized |

Sharing Bread

Our Lenten journey is coming to an end. Our feet are being washed, we are sharing the bread, we are walking with our weary Lord the bloody steps to Calvary. Did we really shout “Crucify Him!” We did. And our …

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Faithful to the Call: “Welcoming the Stranger in Our Midst”

On a recent trip to the U.S.-Mexico border, I stayed at the Columban Mission Center in El Paso, Texas, and met with the pastoral team there. One of members of the team, Luis Enrique Jacquez, visits migrant children who have …

Categories: Columban Center for Advocacy and Outreach, Juarez / El Paso |

An Evil Social Cancer

Columban Fr. Kevin Mullins is the parish priest of Corpus Christi parish in the city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. The city is one of the world’s most violent cities as a result of the Drug Wars. He recently spoke to …

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Changing Lives

Categories: Juarez / El Paso, Video |

Overcoming a Deadly Contradiction

Overcoming a Deadly Contradiction By Fr. Robert Mosher More than 500 years have passed since the arrival of the first Christians on the shores of the American continents, and the Church has experienced both pains and joys, through the periods …

Categories: Blogs, Chile, Juarez / El Paso, Magazine Archive, Peru |

A Quiet Sunday Morning

We are deeply grateful to God for the privilege of being here and living with such outstanding people in Mexico’s most violent city. We see the evidence of this on a daily basis. When the victims turn out to be friends, …

Categories: 2012, border blog, E-Newsletter, Juarez / El Paso |

An Evening of Sharing at the Columban Mission Center

May 20, 2012, El Paso, Texas The Columban Fathers and lay missioners in the area of El Paso, Texas, want their donors and friends to know how they accompany people throughout the world, and find the Good News of God’s …

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Holy Week in Rancho Anapra

In Rancho Anapra, we have just concluded a most memorable Holy Week. The Columban Fathers and our Korean priest associate, Fr. Augustine Han, are blessed because of the energetic collaboration of the people of God in our pastoral care. A …

Categories: 2012, Juarez / El Paso, May |