Monthly Archives: June 2011

July 2-3

Columban Fr. Joseph McSweeny will be speaking at St. Peter Church/St. Joseph (Bellwood, NE), July 2-3, 2011, at all Masses. Fr. McSweeny was missioned in Taiwan for many years. He now lives in St. Columbans, Nebraska, and works in the …

Categories: 2011-Appeals |

Congratulations to Columban Mission

At the June 2011 Catholic Press Association Awards, Columban Mission magazine won two awards. Columban Mission magazine won the first place award for the best single color photo at the 2011 CPA Awards. The photo was of Fr. Hwang in …

Categories: Front Feature |

Finding inspiration in our work

Although its week three of my intern experience, we’re stilling doing icebreakers and “get to know me” activities. This is because between this week and last the last two members of our intern group, Roberto and Taaremon, arrived. So although …

Categories: Intern Blog |

A Tale of Two Robinsons

Most people have heard of Daniel Defoe’s novel Robinson Crusoe, the fictional autobiography of a man stranded for years on a deserted tropical island. It is believed that the story was perhaps influenced by a real person and a real …

Categories: Front Feature, Magazine Archive |

Mass For Peace

Dear Friends, It is now 106 degrees Fahrenheit outside here under the blazing Sun of Ciudad Juarez as we prepare for this afternoons’ Mass for Peace which we celebrate in a large traffic roundabout at the entrance to our Colonia …

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July 2-3

Columban Fr. Joseph McSweeny will be speaking at St. Peter Church/St. Joseph (Bellwood, NE), July 2-3, 2011, at all Masses. Fr. McSweeny was missioned in Taiwan for many years. He now lives in St. Columbans, Nebraska, and works in the …

Categories: 2011-Appeals |

China- Columban Mission Exposure Trips

Request Info | Apply Here Discover the roots of Columban history in the original mission country Walk in the footsteps of the first Columban missionaries Experience modern China and meet Columban missionaries Witness the connections between the past, present and …

Categories: China, mission Exposure |

A Change is Gonna Come…it is underway!

One of my favorite songs is a rendition of Sam Cooke’s “A Change is Gonna Come,” by singer & song-writer Lauryn Hill. Whenever I listen to the song I am taken back to the solidarity of the struggle and hope …

Categories: Intern Blog |

June 2011

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Categories: Magazine |

First Activity Out of the Office

My first out of office activity with CCAO was fitting because it joined together two important issues that I will be working on for the rest of the summer. I was able to attend a very interesting panel discussion at …

Categories: Intern Blog |