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A Loving Mother Fights for Her Babies

In hospitals and in the hovels of the poor, vulnerable and impoverished illiterate, mothers are hoodwinked into parting with their children under false pretexts and many never see them again. Here is one example of a court battle in which …

Categories: E-Newsletter, Philippines |

Guarding a Heritage

Look as far as you can see in every direction; I am going to give all this land to you and your offspring as a permanent possession. (Genesis 13:14-15) From the mountainous spine of the Zamboanga Peninsula in the Philippines …

Categories: E-Newsletter, Philippines |

China- Columban Mission Exposure Trips

Request Info | Apply Here Discover the roots of Columban history in the original mission country Walk in the footsteps of the first Columban missionaries Experience modern China and meet Columban missionaries Witness the connections between the past, present and …

Categories: China, mission Exposure |

Migrant Ministry

William Wilberforce led a campaign against the British international slave trafficking business just a few hundred years ago. About 150 years ago, a vicious civil war was fought in the U.S. over a way of life that had institutionalized the …

Categories: China, Front Feature |

Chinese Friends Welcoming Me to Mission

I came to China fourteen years ago, settled into Beijing to learn Mandarin for three years and then came to Shanghai. Mrs. Cecilia Tao Bei Ling, whom I met about 20 years ago in Manila, the Philippines, where she was …

Categories: China, Front Feature | 1 Comment

Graduation Day

Hello, Father Robert, Good morning. I hope you are in very good health.  I want to share something very special today with you and Padre Memo [Father Bill Morton] and with all the people who are kind enough to follow …

Categories: Juarez / El Paso |

Initiative and Patience

I am grateful for the opportunity to have met Bishop Peter Zhang, the first Chinese bishop of Hanyang, on a number of occasions in the few years before he died in 2005 at the age of 91. He succeeded Bishop …

Categories: China, Front Feature | 1 Comment

Life’s Challenges in Anapra

Before anything else, I would like to beg your pardon for not writing you for such a long time.  However, I haven’t written you because here things have not been very good.  First of all, I want to tell you …

Categories: Juarez / El Paso |

Steady Comeback

In the late 1940s, as the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) advanced towards Wuhan, located on the Yangtze River 500 kilometers inland from Shanghai, Columban Bishop Edward Galvin met with the Sisters of Our Lady of Hanyang, a community he had …

Categories: China, Front Feature |

Attend a Mission Exposure Trip to Lima, Peru – June 18-27, 2011

We are called to love our neighbor as ourselves, but have you ever wondered what life is like for our global neighbors? Would you like to see a Columban mission community for yourself and truly learn how to love your …

Categories: Peru |