Monthly Archives: April 2011

Father Sean McDonagh Receives Annual Justice Award

Father Sean McDonagh received the Annual Justice Award You are invited to attend “Obstacles to Sustainable Development,” an evening with Columban Father Sean McDonagh.  Tuesday May 17, 2011 Presentation 3:30p.m. – 5:30 p.m. with a reception following until 7:30 p.m. …

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An International Court of Justice

The Philippines urgently needs to ratify the Rome Statute that established the International Criminal Court (ICC). President Noynoy Aquino is on the edge of history as he is urged to submit the ratification bill, certify it as urgent and persuade …

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An Old Missionary Reflects

Before the world was begun, O Lord You had me in your mind You gave me a place in your world, O Lord To be gracious, forgiving and kind I tried and I failed and despaired, O Lord But you …

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Planting a Garden, Growing a Community

Father Morton feels the garden has been a success Upcoming Dates May 14 – World Fair Trade Day May 16 – Reception for Fr. Sean McDonagh, Washington, D.C. – email ccaoprograms@columban.org for more info May 21 – Dancing for the …

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A Simpler Lifestyle

For the kingdom of God is not a matter of food and drink, but of righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Spirit. Romans 14:17 I have come to the view that the community of believers has a unique contribution …

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After Word

Why are your weeping? The last words of Jesus on the Cross were not his final words. After the Resurrection there were many more. Mary Magdalene’s tears of sorrow turned to joy when she knew the Lord was risen and …

Categories: Pray |

You Make All Things New

Easter Eggs represent the rising of Jesus from the dead. The breaking of eggs, whether real or chocolate ones, is a reminder of how Jesus came forth from the tomb. The custom of rolling hardboiled eggs down a hill on …

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E-Journey Message for Easter

E-Journey through Lent Easter Eggs represent the rising of Jesus from the dead. The breaking of eggs, whether real or chocolate ones, is a reminder of how Jesus came forth from the tomb. The custom of rolling hardboiled eggs down …

Categories: Reflections |

Easter Reflection

Our Lenten journey is coming to an end. Our feet are being washed, we are sharing the bread, we are walking with our weary Lord the bloody steps to Calvary. Did we really shout “Crucify him!”? We did. And our …

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Resurrection

Yesterday I was in a hospital visiting a patient. As I walked the long hallways, there were patients on carts being pushed by nurses or attendants. And I thought to myself, all these good suffering people, no matter how trivial …

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