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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.

December 1, 2016

Two new Columban priests were ordained in Chile – Rafael Ramírez and Gonzalo Borquez

December 1, 2016

Columban Fr. Frank Hoare Shares an excert from his diary:

June 18, 1983

Today I went to take photos of the fire-walking at the Hindu temple at Nadera, a few miles from Suva. In the early 20th century, the British colonial government brought indentured laborers from to Fiji from South India. The laborers brought their ancient practice of fire-walking with them.

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