Peru

Changed for Good

A Seminarian in Peru Editor’s note: Emmanuel Trocino, a Columban seminarian from the Philippines, shares his experiences of life and faith in Peru, his first missionary assignment in another country, with Columban employee Stephen Awre. Welcome to Peru, Land of …

Categories: 2016, ALL POST, magazine articles, Peru |

For the Love of a Mother

What is in a mother’s love that leaves such a precious and indelible mark on each and every one of us? The giver of life, God has imbued her with the joyful task of bringing life into this world and …

Categories: ALL POST, Magazine Archive, Peru |

When Human Values Are Forgotten…

The world was shocked after World War II when the news of the sterilization of Jews and Gypsies by Nazi Germany was reported. Horrible indeed as was that inhuman episode, it didn’t seem to have made a difference in Peru …

Categories: ALL POST, Magazine Archive, Peru |

Keeping Children Safe

Juana, a single working mother, leaves home very early in the morning for work. Sometimes she has time to prepare breakfast, the children’s snacks for school, and brush her daughter’s hair. Other days, the children themselves have to do these …

Categories: Magazine Archive, Peru |

Election 2012 E-Journey: World Food Week Potluck Dinner Materials

By sitting together in fellowship over a meal made with organic grains and vegetables, we can live out the Gospel by supporting small farmers near and far and preserve the right for seeds to grow as God made them. Gather …

Categories: Columban Center for Advocacy and Outreach, Columban Projects, eJourney, Peru, Peru Projects, Reflections |

Sense to a Lifetime

Every one of us in life has experienced something that reaches into our soul. One of the most marvelous experiences of this, for me has been recent.  Columban Fr. John O´Connell, my Irish yearmate (´57 ), told me of an …

Categories: E-Newsletter, Peru |

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 |

Make a Difference

The Manuel Duato Special Needs School is one of the longest-running Columban programs in Peru, having been established over 34 years ago to serve the most vulnerable of the nation’s economically disadvantaged citizens. Today, over 500 students with developmental disabilities …

Categories: donate, Google, Peru |

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 …

Categories: Front Feature, Peru |

If Christ had one Kingdom message

If Christ had one Kingdom message that drove the powerful and wealthy among the Jews absolutely bonkers, it was:  Show Me, how you treat the prostitutes, other than by stoning them to death; how you treat the illiterates, other than …

Categories: November2011, Peru |