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Welcome Series 2011

Welcome Series Prayer

Lord, Show Me Your Path When the day comes, Lord, the time to move on, and I feel all alone, legs wobbly, and afraid, afraid that I might stumble Or take the wrong path, let me know you’re near, let …

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Welcome Series Prayer

Whenever I Journey Lord, Send your Spirit to accompany me, so that whenever I journey, I journey with your blessing. Send your Spirit to protect me, so that however I travel, I travel with your peace. Send your Spirit to …

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Welcome Series Prayer

Blessed Are the Poor The poor are blessed by you. They are precious in your sight. Lord, give me the inspiration To open my heart to the needs of the poor, To open my eyes to the state of the …

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Welcome Series Prayer

Thank You for Watching Over Me… Lord, Thank you for being at my side on my journey through life; For helping me at the moments when I really needed a helping hand; For being close to me all the time …

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Crossing Boundaries, Changing Lives: Myanmar

Columban priests and Sisters served the Kachin people of Burma, now Myanmar, for 30 years until forced to leave the country in 1978. During those years, they founded a strong Church with a network of parish centers, many with a …

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Crossing Boundaries, Changing Lives: Chile

Alto Hospicio, Chile, is a boomtown. But in the city’s Columban parish of Sagrado Corazón de Jesús (Sacred Heart of Jesus), more than two-thirds of the families are headed by single mothers living in extreme poverty. To survive, these women …

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Crossing Boundaries, Changing Lives: Peru

  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 …

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Crossing Boundaries, Changing Lives: Philippines

In Ozamiz City, the Philippines, pedicabs—three-wheeled, pedal-powered taxis propelled only by the energy of a single driver—provide much-needed transportation. Pedicab drivers rent their taxis and often pay half of their daily fares in rent. Since many of the drivers are …

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