October 2018

 

October 2018
 

By Mauricio Silva

I met Raj, a Sri Lankan Hindu asylum seeker, about nine years ago at the the Solihull Welcome drop-in center for asylum seekers when I was attending the home office…

 

By Fr. Brian Vale

I always enjoy returning to my home parish of St. Joseph's, New Plymouth, in New Zealand over the Christmas period.

 

By Fr. Shay Cullen

The preaching of Jesus and His compassion for the poor and the outcasts was at the heart of the Kingdom of God.

 

By Lorna Canete

If the Philippines have the Chocolate Hills in Bohol, here in the north of Chile we have mountains of "chocolates," no green trees, just all brown soil.

 

By Fr. Jim Mulroney

A faith born in the shadows cast by a single candle in a tightly curtained room of a small farming village in a China emerging from the repression of the Cultural…

 

By Beth Sabado

I first met Amy from the Philippines after she was brought to the Hope Workers' Center in Taiwan.

 

By Monalisa Esteban

Not long ago I dared to follow a so called "dream," a dream that became reality when one day I found myself in a place different from my home.

 

By Fr. Kurt Zion Pala

When I was ordained a deacon and later a priest, I worked with young people in one parish in the Philippines.

 

By Gilda Comayas

God is always leading us in every step of our journey. But there are times that we do not recognize His presence because of situations that separate us from Him.

 

By Columban Missionaries in Fiji

The next day was more adventurous. Fr. Nilton drove us to Navala, a traditional Catholic village in the mountains over Ba.

 

By Fr. Tim Mulroy

As a teenager Ned Galvin enjoyed seeking out adventure with his friends.

 

By Fr. Peter Woodruff

This year we recall with gratitude the living faith of Columbans and others that has shaped our individual journeys and that of our Society for our first 100 years of…