A new deacon for the Church in Nuer land

By, Roy Carlos Zúñiga Paredes After a long period of preparation – both for the candidate and the Nyal Catholic Community – finally, Mario Pellegrino, a Comboni Missionary from Sicily, Italy, received the order of the diaconate by the imposition of the hands of His Lordship, the Rt. Rev. Bishop of Moroto, Damiano Giulio Guzzetti, on the 1st of May […]

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From street boys to the primary school in Kit

  By, Roy Carlos Zúñiga Paredes. Juba is the capital of the newest African country: South Sudan. Here, a kind of miracle happened recently. And though it could not be appreciated by all, those who witnessed it valued the event in its real import: 17 abandoned children were rescued from wandering around the streets and started the trip of their […]

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FINAL PROFESSION OF SC. MARIO PELLEGRINO

On February 25, 2018, Sc Mario Pellegrino professed his final vows at the presence of Fr Christian Carlassare, Fr Fernando Gonzales Galarza and Fr Yacob Solomon Shole, Mark Ohide – a pre-postulant in experience, three Comboni sisters and the faithful of the three chapels of Nyal: Birth of Jesus Prince of Peace, the Ascension of the Lord, and the Sacred […]

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‘BUILDING PEACE TOGETHER’: ROUND TABLE DIALOGUES FOR SOUTH SUDAN AND THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO

A ‘Round Table Dialogues’ for peace in South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo is due to take place in Rome. The forum, which is arranged by Solidarity with South Sudan and the Justice and Peace Commission Secretariat (JPIC), will be held at Pontifical University of the Urbaniana on 18th January 2018 at 4.00 pm. The ongoing violence […]

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BISHOP VINCENT MOJWOK NYIKER (1933-2018): EXEMPLARY SIMPLICITY

By John Oryem – In the mid-90s when we were occupied with philosophical studies while others delved deeply in their theological trainings, there was this story among us seminarians, “the Bishop of Malakal is a very simple person”. In Church’s language, “simplicity” embodies humility, love of others, forgiveness, respect and accepting everyone in one’s life. Such attributes are qualities that […]

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SOUTH SUDANESE REFUGEE COMMUNITIES CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS AT MAAJI SETTLEMENT, UGANDA

By Elimon Lagu – Rejoice! For our Saviour is born today. Greetings and blessings to you and to the entire Christian congregation under your pastoral care. To you too I here present the Christmas greetings of the South Sudan Refugee Christian families from Maaji settlement – Adjumani district, Uganda, where together we are sharing the mysteries of the cross. What […]

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