Monthly Archives: July 2011

July 30-31

Columban Fr. Tom Shaughnessy will be speaking at St. Andrew the Apostle Parish, July 30-31, 2011, at all Masses. Fr. Shaughnessy spent most of his missionary life in the Philippines and now continues his work at the Columban U.S. Regional …

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Tracey’s intro: Appreciating God’s Creation

For two weeks this summer, Columbans who work on justice and peace issues from around the world will gather in Ireland, at the Burren in County Clare. While there, they will study the unique geology, plant and animal life in …

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July 23-24

Columban Fr. Charles Duster will be speaking at All Saints Parish #244, July 23-24, 2011, at all Masses. Originally from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Fr. Duster began his missionary life in Japan, but he spent the majority of his mission life …

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Can we be Politically Holistic?

Before this internship, I would not have considered myself an environmental advocate.  It’s not that I didn’t care about the environment; I recycled, I tried to conserve water and The effects of climate change were always a real and dangerous …

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Budget Concerns

ACTION ALERT Call Congress today and voice your concern about the budget. BACKGROUND The inter-religious community has come together in a campaign on the Budget. Although of diverse faith traditions, all are united in the conviction that God calls us …

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Becoming More Missionary

My main contribution to our mission in China is facilitating overseas study for priests,  Sisters and laity from both the underground and the patriotic Catholic Church. I feel that in my present role in China I am more a missionary …

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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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Sacramentals – A Form of Mission

I am a blessings priest! I use the ritual with its numerous liturgical blessings and find it a powerful form of mission. As I write this, I have just come from blessing an expectant mother. After receiving the blessing she …

Categories: Front Feature, Japan, Magazine Archive |

All Appeals

Oct 8-9 Fr B Clark Immaculate Heart of Mary 500 Fairview Avenue Brentwood, CA 94513 Ph. 1-925-634-4154 Nov 26-27 Fr B Clark Saint Bernard Parish 1620 – 62nd Avenue Oakland, CA 94621 Ph. 1-510-632-3013

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