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August/September 2020

August/September 2020


September 2020

By a student from the Mandalay Archdiocesan High Education Center

On Monday morning, September 26, 2016, Sr. Anny, a St. Joseph Religious nun, asked me if I wanted to study in Mandalay.


By Fr. Donal O'Keefe

May 2020 was the 40th anniversary of the Gwangju Democratic Movement, an event that has shaped modern Korea history.


By Fr. Patrick Raleigh

September 2019 was very special as I had the opportunity and privilege to visit Brazil for the first time. In visiting a vast country like Brazil for a short time there is…


By Columban Lay Missionary Kim Sun-hee "Maria"

When Maria was first appointed to Taiwan in 2014, she immediately became involved in prison ministry. She worked with both youth and adults that were confined. Since 2018…


By Kim Jin-uuk, Columban Seminarian

At the entrance to the chapel in the Columban formation house hangs a large picture that shows all the areas where Columban missionaries were martyred, including the…


By Angie Escarsa

In our life we are bound to experience the different stages of life, “from the cradle to the grave.” Whether we accept it or not, there is always an end to everything.


By Gertrudes Samson

Some people are uncomfortable when they hear the word “blood.” But for Christians, our faith was founded in the blood of Jesus Christ. During the Eucharist, while…


By Sai Tamatawale

The grim realities here at the U.S./Mexico border of El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, are the twin plights migrants and poverty. We, the Columban missionaries…


By Fr. Trevor Trotter

All is in God and God is in all.


By Fr. John Burger

One of Pope Francis’ most famous quotations is that those of us who are priests, we “shepherds,” should have the “smell of the sheep.” What a great, pungent image!