Monthly Archives: September 2011

Social Mission

*The content of these blogs are the personal reflections of the author and do not represent official Columban positions or statements “Social Mission.”  That’s what Jack Jezreel of JustFAITH ministries uses to describe social justice.  Indeed, I had never thought …

Categories: Intern Blog |

Taking Care of what we have

*The content of these blogs are the personal reflections of the author and do not represent official Columban positions or statements Last week I had the opportunity to attend a presentation on sustainability. This presentation was delivered by Erik Assadourian, …

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Interreligious Friendship

My God, why have we abandoned Both You and Your nonviolent way, Mistreating by our actions, words, Your dauthers, sons, whom you do love? Too many wars are started, God, By people who claim strong faith in You. They ask …

Categories: eJourney |

My God, why have we abandoned

My God, why have we abandoned Both You and Your nonviolent way, Mistreating by our actions, words, Your daughters, sons, whom you do love? Too many wars are started, God, By people who claim strong faith in You. They ask …

Categories: Pray |

Like sister, like mother, like son!

Border Blog:  22 September 2011 Fr. Al Utzig and I went to the local premier of a documentary in downtown El Paso, Texas, that relates the history of the wave of violence that is sweeping over Juárez, México since 2006.  …

Categories: Blogs, border blog |

Easter in Pakistan

Special Significance Some years ago, on a visit to northern Myanmar (Burma), I met a German Sister, a theologian, who had come to give courses to the local clergy. Such courses were common in the territories formerly entrusted to the …

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Appeals September 24-25 Fr. Clark and Fr. O’Rourke

Columban Fr. Bob Clark will be speaking at St. Francis of Assisi (Incline Village, NV) on September 24-25, 2011, at all Masses. Following his ordination in 1965, Fr. Clark was missioned to the Philippines before returning to the U.S. He …

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Ramadan – Transforming Lives

God, you are our Creator. You are good and your mercy knows no bounds. To you arises the praise of every creature. God, you have given us an inner law by which we must live. To do your will is …

Categories: eJourney |

God, you are our Creator

God, you are our Creator. You are good and your mercy knows no bounds. To you arises the praise of every creature. God, you have given us an inner law by which we must live. To do your will is …

Categories: Pray |

Future and Hope

Helping Flood-Affected Families It has been some time since the devastating floods of last summer. To be honest, very little has changed for the people whose homes and lands were flooded. If anything, life has become harsher for them over …

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