WE ARE CALLED TO GO AND PREACH – HYMN

This hymn was composed on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the Foundation of the Comboni Missionaries (1867-2017) by Fr. Guido Oliana, Mccj (Juba, February 2017). It is sung by a group of seminarians of the Major Seminary of Juba and by a Comboni Sister and her friend.               WE ARE CALLED TO […]

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Massive exodus of Kajo-Keji population

Emmanuel A., a resident of Lomin, Kajo-Keji, has informed that on Sunday, 22 January 2017, “Christians gathered for their Sunday prayers in Modikolok chapel and at around 11:00 am some armed men in military uniforms arrived and told people to leave the chapel because they were looking for armed rebels”. The source further informed that “when people were leaving the […]

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Vocation is making common cause – a reflection

(By Christian Carlassare) – Fr. Christian Carlassare is a Comboni missionary who has been working in South Sudan for a number of years and has just initiated a new ministry to promote Christian vocations in the Church. He is also a formator at the Pre-postulancy ‘Barnaba Deng House’ in Moroyok, Juba, a house established for the training of new missionaries. […]

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Youth attend vocation meeting in Juba Archidiocese

(By Christian Carlassare) – On January 14, 2017, the vocation team of the Archdiocese of JUBA invited youth from every parish to attend a recollection day on the theme of vocation at St Paul Major Seminary. About a hundred youth gathered at 9:00 in the morning. Fr. Christian Carlassare delivered a catechesis about vocation by proposing St Paul as an […]

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Church holds a consultation workshop on Justice and Peace

14 January 2017 – The Catholic Church in South Sudan has conducted a consultation workshop on National and Diocesan Justice and Peace Commissions. The three days meeting took place at the Good Shepherd Peace Centre in Kit, in the outskirts of Juba, from 10th – 13th January 2017.   Consultation JPIC workshop, Juba  Justice and Peace coordinators and representatives from […]

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Re-reading the origins of our Comboni Institute

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 On 1 June, 1867, Msgr. Daniel Comboni founded in Verona the “Institute for African Missions” which was transformed into a religious Congregation on 28 October, 1885 and acquired pontifical right on 7 June, 1895. On this 150th Anniversary of the Foundation, we wish to remember that which all of us wholeheartedly desire: the renewal of the […]

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A new beginning: arrival to Old Fangak

12 January 2017 – (By Krzysztof Zębik) – In our missionary life we have to be always ready for changes. I feel sometimes like Jesus who says in the Gospel, “foxes have holes and the birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay his head” (Mt 8:20). As missionaries, today we are present […]

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Force is not the only weapon for peace

07 January 2017 – (By Emmanuel Angunzu Lagu and Moses Oburak) – On 1st January 2017, the New Year restored hope and courage among the citizens in Kajo-Keji. Christians from different chapels around Sacred Heart Parish Lomin, in the Catholic Diocese of Yei, turned up for a social gathering to show love and celebrate the joy of the new year […]

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