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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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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MESSAGE OF THE PROVINCIALS AND DELEGATES OF THE COMBONI MISSIONARIES WORLDWIDE TO THE PEOPLE OF SOUTH SUDAN

24 February 2017 – The Provincials and Delegates of the Comboni Missionaries worldwide, gathered in Rome from 06-24 February, have sent a message of hope and encouragement to the people of South Sudan. In their message, the missionaries pray for peace and that South Sudan’s political leaders “may look beyond personal or group interests, and engage in a deep national […]

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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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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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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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