Free in Christ

The two years in the noviciate of Lusaka had good contents in the formative encounters, conferences, apostolates, timetable. There was also a positive experience of internationality among the members of the community: Novices were coming from six different countries of Africa. This experience helped me to become free from by working on my thorn in the flesh, developing docility in […]

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Missionary Identity: standing up by the Risen Lord

From April 29th to May 5th 2019, the Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus (MCCJ) and the Comboni Missionary Sisters (CMS) working in South Sudan held their annual retreat at the Good Shepherd Peace Centre, in Kit, some kilometres away from the South Sudanese capital Juba. The retreat was masterfully led by his Lordship, Mons. Giuseppe Filippi, bishop of […]

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The Lover of People

On the occasion of his fifties anniversary of religious and missionary life, Fr Joseph Ukelo launched his biography written by Fr Guido Oliana. The book is a sort of memorial of the action of grace in his life and mission. It portrays Fr. Joseph as an honest and courageous missionary who has been faithful to his religious and missionary vocation […]

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Celebrations in Painjiar county

After my priestly ordination which took place in Italy on the last 3rd November, I had the gift to come back among my beloved people of Leer Parrish, in Unity State. It was a really great gift to receive the embrace. The blessing and the love of so many people who were very happy for my return among them. It […]

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FATHER PETER MAGALASI, mccj

Fr Peter Magalasi, son Baripi and Anyongo, was born at Diayanga (Maringindo –Western Equatoria) on December 31, 1929. He passed away on December 8, 2018, in Lacor (Gulu – Uganda) aged 89. He was baptised by Fr Arrighi at the age of eleven at Raffili, Bahr-el-Gahazal, on December 8, 1940, and confirmed the following year by Msgr Rodolfo Orler onApril […]

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Juba: Workshop on Interculturality

From October 25th to the 27th 2018, the Local Superiors of the Comboni Missionaries of the South Sudan Province and some confreres between the ages of 45-60 were invitedto attend a three-day-workshop on the theme of Interculturality, keeping in mind that the whole Institute will be dedicating 2019 to reflect on this topic.The facilitator was Fr. Edward Kanyike, Provincial of […]

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Life is beautiful in spite of the horrors of war

Life is beautiful in spite of the horrors of war when: Children live their childhood and use their imagination to create their games. Children out of their inventiveness produce their own toys with common materials or waste. Children play freely and without any fear of war or becoming child soldiers Children pray to God for peace, reconciliation and unity among […]

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A story of Love to the mission with St Daniel Comboni

From a well to a dignified Catholic mission Comboni Day (10/10) 2018 was a very special one in mapuordit because the community celebrated the 25th anniversary of the catholic presence. Saint Josephine Bakhita Parish was established in 1993. Before then, there was practically nothing if not a well to fetch water. Today, the mission counts three Comboni – nursery, primary […]

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