Dear Friends,Northeast India, the land of different tribes and tongues, cultures and customs, is the most flourishing mission territory in India in the recent times. The foundation for a flourishing Catholic Mission was laid with the arrival of the German Salvatorians in 1890, but it suffered a setback during the First World War due to the expulsion … Continue reading Missionary Cooperative Plan Spotlight: DIOCESE OF KOHIMA, NAGALAND- INDIA
The United States Catholic Mission Association (USCMA) is a national alliance of missionary-disciples who intentionally serve, in communion with the universal Church, the mission of Jesus. While every person responds to Jesus’ call to mission in a personal way, no one intentionally serves the universal mission of Jesus alone. Mission is a team sport – … Continue reading Missionary Cooperative Plan Spotlight: United States Catholic Mission Association
Where were you on July 20, 1969? If you do remember you are revealing your age for sure! On that day Neil Armstrong stepped onto the surface of the moon. It was the summer before my senior year of high school and I remember clearly watching everything on TV. As Armstrong left the spaceship and walked … Continue reading Where were you?
As we daily feel and also see the pain, agony, fear and despair of the anonymous people on the television screen, our own loved ones, and even as we search our own hearts and minds, the phrase from this 1965 song made famous by Dionne Warwick comes to my mind: “love, sweet love”. One of the sweetest forms … Continue reading “What the world needs now is love, sweet love…” and the sweetest Love is Solidarity
The Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus were founded by Saint Daniel Comboni, the first Bishop of Central Africa, in 1867. Originally, they were a group of priests and brothers from all over Europe doing mission work in Africa under the name of “Institute for the African Missions.” They became a religious society in 1895. Up … Continue reading Missionary Cooperative Plan Spotlight: Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus
A world of children seeking happiness and God. Greetings to you all who have helped us move along. What is all this movement? • As you know we moved out of our own home-made building and handed our property to the voracious equipment of KCC Mining Company. They wasted no time, working often in the rains. After three … Continue reading Missionary Cooperative Plan Spotlight: Franciscan Missionary Union
July Fourth is just around the corner! In the days before the COVID, we would be anxiously awaiting getting together with friends and family, cooking outside on the grill everything from hot dogs and hamburgers to corn and asparagus. Games of volleyball, bean bags, and whatever families invented. Then in the evening the fireworks, sparklers, … Continue reading Home of the Free?