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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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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Only three words: thank you, sorry and goodbye!

20 December 2016 – Fr. Daniele Moschetti, the outgoing Provincial Superior of the Comboni Missionaries in South Sudan, shares a message of gratitude and encouragement with all Comboni missionaries, other collaborators and friends in the country as he leaves his position. Fr. Moschetti has completed his six years service as Provincial and will leave South Sudan in the begging of […]

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Missionaries supporting war-affected populations with psycho-social and spiritual help

08 December 2016 – The current three-year old conflict in South Sudan has forced more than 2.3 million people to flee their homes, including 1.66 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) and over 645,000 refugees. The entire population is suffering because of this ongoing conflict that has left most people deeply traumatised. Among other needs, war-affected populations need psycho-social and spiritual […]

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