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November 1, 2017
Columban Fr. Chris Saenz

Fr. Chris Saenz is a native of Bellevue, Nebraska, and belongs to the Missionary Society of St. Columbans (commonly known as the Columban Fathers).  He never felt a priesthood vocation when he was young.  In reality, Fr.

November 1, 2017
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During the years between 1972 and 1975, I was pastor of a parish in Seoul, Korea. On Friday mornings I would go to a large prison nearby to visit the death row prisoners. Among the prisoners that I would visit there was one whose name was Matthew who was a very happy go lucky individual. He was from North Korea.

October 2, 2017
Maria Lyn Almiranez (front row, right) with her Clinical Pastoral Education graduation class in December 2015.

By Marea Lyn Almirañez

I have many aspirations in life. Some of them I have already achieved. I am happy every time I achieve a goal. But every time I achieved something, I felt there was still something missing. I was searching until I became a Columban lay missionary. Here, I recognized what I was missing – a sense of belonging.

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