Monthly Archives: February 2007

Two Types Of Sacrifice

A Korean holiday helped a Columban priest explain the meaning of the Eucharist. During my years as a Columban missionary in Korea, I came to a deeper understanding of the Eucharist. I did so by reflecting on the explanations of …

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The Bamboo Tree

A Columban priest draws inspiration to help others through his own failings. There is a story about a bamboo tree that stood tall and proud in his Master’s garden. Because the Master came to admire it every day, the tree …

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Toward A ‘Green’ Korea Church

The Korean Church is taking the lead in addressing the environmental problems that come with economic progress. Korea has traditionally been an agricultural society with many cultural customs that reflect close bonds with nature and an understanding of the value …

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A Mission Evolving With Korea

The Columbans’ work in South Korea has been adapted to include outreach programs, building bridges among churches and cross-cultural ministry. On October 29, 1933, 10 Columban priests disembarked from a boat in Pusan, a port city in southeast Korea, becoming …

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