CONCLUSION OF THE DIOCESAN PHASE OF THE CAUSE OF BEATIFICATION OF THE MISSIONARY MARTYR FR. RAMIN

28 March 2017 – Servant of God Father Ezechiele Ramin, a Comboni missionary, killed in Brazil on July 24, 1985 concluded. The official act took place in his home parish, St. Joseph’s church in Padua, in the presence of members of the diocesan ecclesiastical Court, Comboni representatives, missionaries and many believers. The courtroom proceedings will now be delivered to the […]

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CHURCH PREMISES LOOTED IN SOUTH SUDAN’S KAJO-KEJI

24 March 2017 – The residence of the missionaries and a workshop used as a vocational training centre have been looted in Kajo-Keji, South Sudan. That workshop had been set up to train people to develop skills and learn different professions such as carpentry, ironmonger mechanic, masonry, weaving and bakery. It also produced good quality furniture for schools, churches and […]

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ANOTHER WORLD

21 March 2017 – (By Bill Firman) – Currently, I am on home leave in Melbourne. I shall be back in South Sudan on Easter Sunday. One evening last week, I attended a function, organized by the Lasallian Foundation, on the 89th floor of the Eureka Tower from where one can look out with a panoramic view of the city. ‘There are more […]

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A TRIBUTE TO BISHOP RUDOLPH DENG MAJAK

By Salvatori Adit – Bishop Rudolph Deng and I are old timers. He is older to me for two years. First time I met him was in 2001 in AMCEA office because I was told to go to Nazareth Parish Wau, and needed visas, I was told his relative was working in the Ministry of Religious Affairs in Khartoum. He […]

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COMBONI MISSIONARY PUBLISHES A BOOK ON ‘THE KAIROS OF MISSION AND COMBONI MISSIONARY SPIRITUALITY’

Fr. Guido Oliana is a Comboni missionary priest and Professor at St. Paul Major Seminary in Juba. With nearly 30 years of missionary experience in Africa, Fr. Oliana has just written a book entitled “The Transforming Power of the Gospel. The Kairos of Mission. Explorations in Comboni Missionary Perspective”. The book is a collection of articles that have been written […]

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HOLY FATHER’S MESSAGE FOR LENT 2017

The following is the full text of the Holy Father Francis’ message for Lent 2017 on the theme “The Word is a gift. Other persons are a gift”. Dear Brothers and Sisters, Lent is a new beginning, a path leading to the certain goal of Easter, Christ’s victory over death. This season urgently calls us to conversion. Christians are asked […]

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