Monthly Archives: October 2013

Forward to Tomorrow

I look forward to tomorrow and what is waiting for me. However, I need to live in the now and be thankful for what is in my life today. Tomorrow will be a blessing; until then I will be thankful …

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Things that Matter

The “small things,” as St. Therese the Little Flower would say, are an important aspect of spirituality and mission. Yet we don’t get a romantic notion of what that means or how it looks. Often the small things can be …

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A Leap Year Marriage

Catechists are the corner stone of the Catholic Church in Fiji. Semi Sasai, head catechist in Navala village, epitomizes the generous voluntary service that catechists give to their people and to their Church. Semi takes his turn with two younger …

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Crosswalk Experience 2013

I did not volunteer, but I was chosen. I believe God chose me because I had thought that He had forgotten about me. I’ve always had questions popping in my head, like, Why am I going through such a lot, …

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October 2013

Signup for this Newsletter Give a Special Gift Stay Connected: | Donate Now Dear Columban Friend, I am Scott Wright and I am the new director at the CCAO. On a recent trip to the U.S.-Mexico border, I stayed at …

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Pray With Me

The homeless man was sitting in the usual outdoor bench. I had met him at a previous time. He was drying some of his clothes on the sunny side of the bench. Would you pray with me, he said, reaching …

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Sold Like a Chicken

“I was promised a job as a waitress in a club,” bemoaned a distraught Filipina woman “but on my first night in Hong Kong I realized I had been sex-trafficked.” She explained that along with other women the manager said …

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Adult Education Programs

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Beacons of Hope

About thirty years ago the Columban Fathers decided to facilitate young people who were interested in being part of our mission, but who had no wish to become priests or Sisters. Since then, hundreds of young adults, both women and …

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Breaking the Bonds of Poverty

Columban Sr. Young Mi Choi lives and works in the parish of Cristo Liberador, one of twelve parishes which comprise the district of San Juan de Lurigancho in the eastern part of Lima in the foothills of the Andes. It …

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