Monthly Archives: December 2011

What I have learned…

As my time as intern here at the Columban Center for Advocacy and Outreach draws to a close, I reflect on my time and experiences here. Through the Columban Center internship I have learned much about faith, the environment, and …

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A Christmas gift for the poor is great, but what about the rest of the year?

The truly amazing thing about the birth of Jesus Christ, called the Messiah, Son of David, Son of Man, Son of God, Savior, Teacher, Rabbi, Master, healer, as He is named throughout the Gospels, is that He never claimed those …

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The End of a Journey

This week marks the end of my internship with CCAO.  It went by a lot faster than I expected. Ever since coming here, I have learned quite a few things. For one, this internship opened my eyes to issues relating …

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The House that God Builds

We didn’t build the new Columban Mission Center from the ground up.  It was an old two-story house, probably built in the 1920s, not far from downtown El Paso, Texas.  But Fr. Bill Morton and many local friends put a …

Categories: eJourney, Juarez / El Paso, Reflections |

Making It Real

When we were little children we believed in Santa Claus. Of course we did! That’s what mommy and daddy told us, and at that age what mommy and daddy said was true. As we grew older we realized that Santa …

Categories: eJourney, Reflections |

Perfect time of my life

My internship with the Columban Center for Advocacy and Outreach came at the perfect time of my life, and I can’t help but think that this wasn’t by accident. This organization is purely based off of doing what is right; …

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December CCAO E-newsletter

Signup for this Newsletter   December 2011 | Vol. 1 Issue 3 The Occupy Movement Columbans around the U.S. are taking notice of the Occupy movement. The updates from our centers are full of news surrounding Occupy of various cities. Here …

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E-journey: Alternative Black Friday

Social justice organizations from the Borderlands area (El Paso, Las Cruces and Juarez) gathered in the Columban Mission Center on November 25th to offer an “Alternative Black Friday” market of goods from developing nations and communities for the vulnerable. Many …

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E-journey: Alternative Black Friday

Social justice organizations from the Borderlands area (El Paso, Las Cruces and Juarez) gathered in the Columban Mission Center on November 25th to offer an “Alternative Black Friday” market of goods from developing nations and communities for the vulnerable. Many …

Categories: eJourney, Juarez / El Paso, Reflections |

Situation in Mindanao since Typhoon “Sendong”

This is simply to offer an outline of the tragic situation in northern Mindanao after Typhoon Sendong (known internationally as Wasi) hit the area on Friday and Saturday last. There were heavy rains (but no heavy winds) in Ozamiz on …

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