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February 1, 2017

By Fr. Bill Sulivan

It was a rainy Sunday morning in San Marcelino, Zambales, Philippines. I was to celebrate the San Isidro fiesta Mass in barrio Pili. Pili was a Village far from town. The problem was getting there. The road was always treacherous even in good weather, and this was the rainy season.

January 1, 2017

Jesus addressed this parable to those who were convinced of their own righteousness and despised everyone else. "Two people went up to the temple area to pray; one was a Pharisee and the other was a tax collector. The Pharisee took up his position and spoke this prayer to himself, 'O God, I thank you that I am not like the rest of humanity - greedy, dishonest, adulterous - or even like... Read more

January 1, 2017

Fr. Frank Hoare drinking yaqona with an Indo-Fijian friend.

Columban Fr. Frank Hoare shares an excerpt from his diary:

January 18 2009

I am back in Naleba – the rural settlement on the second Island of Fiji where I began, in 1975, my missionary journey. After seven years away I feel the need to refresh my Hindi language here.

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