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December 2018

December 2018


December 2018

By Gracia Kibad

In my past ministry which was in Ireland, I had on numerous occasions listened to migrant workers share their stories.


By Sr. Elizabeth Taaffe

When I lived in Hallim on Jeju Island I knew two delightful old people, namely Mrs. and Mr. Kim. I came to know them through the Isidore Development Association's Social…


By Fr. Jack Evans

When the angels went away from them to heaven, the shepherds said to one another, "Let us go, then, to Bethlehem to see this thing that has taken place, which the Lord has…


By Maria Elena Venzon-Wood

Way back in 1983, I was sent as a lay missionary to the United Kingdom under the auspices of the Columban Fathers in the Philippines.


by Maria Cieleen D. Lambampa

Life itself is a blessing. You will never know what it will bring, but you'll always be sure that whatever life may offer, it will be for the best.


By Marea Lyn Almiranex

I am presently working in the Catholic Diocese Hsinchu Migrants and Immigrants Service Center (HMISC).


By Columban Sr. Redempta Twomey

The joy of Christmas is for everyone – for those who are faithful, loving and giving; for those who are indifferent or hostile; for those who have turned away and walk no…


By Fr. Tomás King

Greetings to ALL! I hope all is well. Just a few thoughts to share as we celebrate Advent and prepare for Christmas!


By Fr. Liam O'Callahan

Greetings to you from the "land of the pure" which is the meaning of the word Pakistan. I hope this finds you and your loved ones well and in good health.


By Jhoanna Resari

Christmas is a celebration of hope and joy as we remember the birth of Jesus, the ultimate gift God has given us out of His infinite love for us.


By Fr. Shay Cullen

You don't have to be a Christian to believe in the values of Christmas. They are universal.


By Fr. Erl Dylan Tabaco

The season of Advent gives us an opportunity to prepare ourselves for the coming of our savior in our lives.


By Fr. Tim Mulroy

It was Christmas Eve night and Fr. Charlie O'Rourke was alone in the rectory in his parish in South Korea when he thought he heard a knock on the back door.


By Fr. Brian Vale

As I was preparing to move from Sydney to Melbourne to take up the new role of Regional Director of the Australia/New Zealand Columban region I reflected on the many…