Juarez Updates

Mission Exposure Program

From October 16-23, 2011, 9 students from the Creighton Center for Service and Justice visited the Columban Mission Center in El Paso, Texas. They learned about immigration, human rights, the environment in the context of the U.S.-Mexico Border. Upon their …

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Building a ‘place where they are safe’

Dear Columban Friend, The Columban Parish of Corpus Christi in Anapra, Mexico, is just outside the city limits of Mexico’s notorious Ciudad Juarez. For the past several years, Ciudad Juarez and the surrounding areas have been front page news regarding …

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The renovation of the Columban Mission Center

The Columban commitment to environmental stewardship—not to mention common sense—motivated us to acquire a property where we would be closer to the border and that would allow us to renovate and remodel in creative and energy-saving ways.

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Anapra Education Project (4:37)

A story about one woman’s efforts to improve education in her hometown.

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Action Alert: Protection and Legal Relief

Background Mexico’s war on drugs, the resulting breakdown in social security, and the dramatic escalation of violence since its initiation in 2006 has claimed the lives of at least 22,700 people and continues to threaten the livelihood of hundreds of …

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Columban Missionaries in the 21st Century

Today, the Church is everywhere. So, today, the center is everywhere and everywhere is at “the ends of the earth.”

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