Monthly Archives: September 2013

Scott Wright Joins the CCAO

First, let me introduce myself. My name is Scott Wright, and I am the new director of the Columban Center for Advocacy and Outreach (CCAO). I welcome the opportunity to invite people to respond to the call to mission through …

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Mohamed Younis Fights Against Modern Day Slavery

Mohamed Younnis is from a small village in Pakistan.  He is married with nine children; all now aged over 15 years. He has worked in different jobs and different countries in order to provide for his family. He worked as …

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When the Scriptures READ US

As a young man Ignatius of Loyola was wounded in battle at the siege of Pamplona by the French. During his long convalescence he loved to read stories of chivalry and romance to while away the hours. He saw himself …

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Year of Faith

It was Pope Benedict who asked that 2013 be a “Year of Faith” – a special time to deepen our faith in Jesus and discover ways to dedicate our lives in service. There is no doubt that the humble lifestyle …

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Past, Present and Future

Fr. Frank Douglas gave his life to bring the Holy Gospel and news of Christ’s love to the people of the Philippines 70 years ago. As the Pastor of Pililla on the island of Luzon in 1939, Fr. Frank worked …

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Called to Communion

It is just a year now since representatives from Columban missions around the world came together in Los Angeles to refl ect and plan on our way forward together. Out of that meeting came the document “Called to Communion” that …

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Introducing Lucy- CCAO Peace and Conflict Resolution Intern

Hometown: Wuhan, China Field of Study: I study theology at the John Paul II Institute on Marriage and Family at the Catholic University of America. What are you most looking forward to about this internship? How to be a missionary …

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Beyond the Pale

My job was to get a story about an outreach project. I was staying in a room at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Hyderabad, not as a patient but as a visitor. My recommendation was Columban Fr. Robert McCulloch who had worked …

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Faith Alive

In this year of faith, many people will tell their stories and share their faith and gratefully say how they captured their faith or how their faith captured them. Pulpits will creak and blush with preacher’s anecdotes and experiences, some …

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September 2013 e-bulletin

Signup for this Newsletter Give a Special Gift Stay Connected: | Donate Now Paz para todos los que viven, paz para todas las tierras y las aguas. Peace for all who live, peace for all the land and the water. …

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