COMBONI MISSION IN SOUTH SUDAN: ‘WE CONTINUE TO WORK AS MISSIONARIES IN EXILE’

Fr. Jesus Aranda is a Comboni missionary working among South Sudanese refugees in northern Uganda. Fr. Aranda and other three missionaries were initially based in Kajo-Keji County, South Sudan, under the Catholic Diocese of Yei. These four Comboni missionaries and the people they evangelise have been forced to leave their parish and mission due to armed conflicts and insecurity in […]

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“YES, GOD SO LOVED”

The solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is celebrated this Friday, June 23. The General Council of the Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus sends a message to all members of their congregation: “Let us therefore live this Feast so dear to all of us with our gaze fixed on the Heart of Jesus, allowing ourselves to be […]

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VOCATION CANNOT BE TAUGHT BUT INSPIRED

Today’s secularization brought forth many side effects: youth find difficult to walk the right path of their vocation. Youth often prefer to choose the easy way of what they feel to do rather than what they are asked for. Youth are often attracted by what society proposes: great positions, career, easy money and success. But all these things hardly fulfil […]

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COMBONI MISSIONARIES CELEBRATING 150TH ANNIVERSARY: IN FIDELITY TO GOD WHO CALLS US TO SHARE HIS PASSION FOR THE POOR

“The missionary who lacks a strong awareness of God and a lively interest in his glory and the good of souls is without the right attitude for his ministry, and will end by finding himself in a kind of emptiness and intolerable isolation”. – St. Daniel  Comboni Thirty years have gone by since I first encountered Fr. Sina Ottorino Philip, […]

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