November 2017


November 2017

By Br. Reginald Whitely

Retired Christian Brother, Brother Reginald Whitely, shares memories of his Columban brother, Fr.


By Fr. Kurt Zion Pala

Today I officiated the wedding of my sister Karen, who is a talented nurse, to her forever Dodo, who is who is a mechanical engineer.


By Fr. Joseph Houston

In 1932, the Yangste and Han rivers overflowed and flooded vast areas in China. The members of the Missionary Society of St.


By Fr. Frank Hoare

This evening, I had a good chat with Sukh Deo as we drank yaqona together. Sukh Deo is Hindu, but his wife and children are Catholic.


By Fr. Kurt Zion Pala

I had just came out of the church after celebrating Mass. An altar server came up to me and told me that one youth decided to leave home and wanted to speak with me.


By Ellen Teague

When Dan O'Connor first arrived at the Columban House in Lahore, Pakistan, in 1983, he was greeted with "There's a Kiwi in the house!" And indeed he was a "Kiwi" hailing…


By Fr. Rafael Ramirez

"I have to be in Myanmar. I have to go. I have to take a risk.


By Fr. Tim Mulroy

In February of this year Fr. Charlie Duster was admitted to the hospital where he was informed a short time later that he was terminally ill.


By Sr. Redempta Towmey

In his book, The Road Less Traveled, Scott Peck's first sentence is the somber observation, "Life is difficult." Direct and honest, it is a reality worth mulling over…