Monthly Archives: May 2011

Lack of nutrition, family violence present in places of poverty

Dear Columban Friend, Several years ago, we asked you to support Columban Fr. Ed O’Connell’s projects in San Benito township in Lima, Peru. San Benito is one of the poorest townships in Lima, and in this case, where there is …

Categories: Peru |

Mission Appeals Columban Fr. John Wanaurny

An Invitation Calls for a Response May 28-29: Father Wanaurny will be at: St. John the Evangelist/Visitation Churches 407 E. Main Street Eaton, OH 45320-1895 phone: 937-456-3380 Columban Fr. John Wanaurny will be speaking at St. John the Evangelist, May …

Categories: 2011-Appeals |

There is Always Room for Hope…So Pick up Your Cross

Recently, President Obama traveled to El Paso to urge Congress to work toward comprehensive immigration reform. By claiming the border is “more secure than ever before,” he reiterated it’s time to find a solution for the 11 million undocumented immigrants …

Categories: Intern Blog, Students |

The Work of the You Dao Foundation

You Dao was initiated in Shanghai when Columban Fr. Warren Kinne invited a group of friends to discuss the issue of migrant workers over dinner in June 2005. A lawyer at the dinner, Audrey Leung, later initiated a research project …

Categories: China, Front Feature | 1 Comment

May 2011

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Categories: Magazine |

Migration: One Human Family

For Adult Formation Get in touch with their attitudes and ways of thinking about migration Understand Catholic Social Teachings related to migrants, immigrants and refugees Identify ways of responding to the needs of people pushed to the margins of society …

Categories: Mission Education |

Culture: The Web of Life

For Adult Formation What’s in your Culture Web? Explore cultural diversity and traditions in the world today and how they support daily life Discover ways of crossing boundaries of language and culture in order to experience the rich cultural traditions …

Categories: Mission Education |

“Dancing for the World” Presents Filipiniana 2011

The month of May in the Philippines is one of the most colorful and festive months of the year. Often times, it’s a celebration of thanksgiving, a community gathering and of harvesting. For the Catholic community, it is the month …

Categories: Philippines, Uncategorized |

World Day for Prayer for Vocations

May 15, 2011 is the 48th World Day for Prayer for Vocations. To honor this day, we reflect on our vocation as missionary priests and what gives us hope. We invite you to consider a life as a missionary priest …

Categories: Uncategorized |

Violence in Juarez

Categories: Front Feature, Video |