February 2020

 

February 2020
 

By Mavic Mercene

Last year, in December, I had the opportunity to attend the mission-sending Mass for Hazel Jean Angwani at Santa Rita de Cascia Mission Station in Bontoc, Montain Province…

 

By Gertrudes "Ger" C. Samson

Time flies! As I write this, it is October again, but I did not notice since the time passed by so quickly. By now, I am already almost one-and-a-half years in my country…

 

By Fr. Michael Hoban

August is the month of solidarity in the Archdiocese of Santiago. Each year, there is a pilgrimage of young people to the Shrine of St.

 

By Fr. Colin McLean

In March this year I was one of a group from the Region of Peru to attend a Columban meeting in Santiago, Chile.

 

By Fr. Frank Hoare

Fiji has the highest incidence of diabetes in the world. More than one third of the population suffers from it. It is a lifestyle disease. Fijian men were able to eat big…

 

By Ella Poasa

Returning home for a seminary break is interesting. I usually see it as a great time for relaxation and enjoyment. But I have discovered that it is more than that.

 

by Jennifer "Jake" Lunor

Being a stranger in a foreign land wasn’t always easy, in terms of learning and adopting their respective culture and of course the same goes with the dialect that they…

 

By Michael O'Sullivan

Over recent decades Irish society has been transformed by the number of people who have come from all over the world to make their lives here.

 

By Lee Subin Matilda

"What are you doing in Taiwan?," my friends would ask. "Oh, I work at the HIV/AIDS Center." "What? What did you say?" My friends were confused by my answer and couldn't…

 

By Fr. George Hogarty

I visited Korea in February earlier this year after an absence of nineteen years. I'd been invited by old friends to return to this mysterious, yet very modern country,…

 

Fr. Patrick O'Shea

In September 2017 our class celebrated 50 years since we first came to Dalgan Park, Ireland, to follow what we all believed at the time was a call to missionary priesthood…

 

By Fr. John Burger

Every year in the Catholic Church we have a “World Day of Prayer for the sick” on February 11, which is also the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes.