54th Anniversary of Fr Barnaba Deng

On Saturday 24th of August, about one thousand youth and children gathered at our Comboni community of Moroyok to celebrate the 54thanniversary of the martyrdom of Fr Barnaba Deng. Fr Louis Okot, provincial superior, celebrated the Holy Eucharist and stressed the theme of discipleship underlining the word given by Jesus to the two young men that wished to be his disciples: “Come […]

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Consecration of New Bishop in Malakal

On Sunday 28 July 2019, nearly thirty thousand people filled the playground of Christ the King Parish (Malakal) to attend the consecration of Fr Stephen Nyodho Ador as the new Bishop of Malakal diocese. His appointment follows a ten-year apostolic administration lead by Msrg. Roko Taban marked also by the conflict that started on December 2013 and the consequent terrible destruction. The city […]

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Easter Celebration in Leer Parrish

We experienced a great joy in St. Joseph the Worker parish, in Leer, Unity State. After more than 5 years the missionaries had the possibility to visit Mayandit and Koch counties, which had been unreachable for long time because of the situation of war and violence in the territory of the parish. For more than 4 years the missionaries were […]

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Free in Christ

The two years in the noviciate of Lusaka had good contents in the formative encounters, conferences, apostolates, timetable. There was also a positive experience of internationality among the members of the community: Novices were coming from six different countries of Africa. This experience helped me to become free from by working on my thorn in the flesh, developing docility in […]

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Missionary Identity: standing up by the Risen Lord

From April 29th to May 5th 2019, the Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus (MCCJ) and the Comboni Missionary Sisters (CMS) working in South Sudan held their annual retreat at the Good Shepherd Peace Centre, in Kit, some kilometres away from the South Sudanese capital Juba. The retreat was masterfully led by his Lordship, Mons. Giuseppe Filippi, bishop of […]

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The Lover of People

On the occasion of his fifties anniversary of religious and missionary life, Fr Joseph Ukelo launched his biography written by Fr Guido Oliana. The book is a sort of memorial of the action of grace in his life and mission. It portrays Fr. Joseph as an honest and courageous missionary who has been faithful to his religious and missionary vocation […]

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Celebrations in Painjiar county

After my priestly ordination which took place in Italy on the last 3rd November, I had the gift to come back among my beloved people of Leer Parrish, in Unity State. It was a really great gift to receive the embrace. The blessing and the love of so many people who were very happy for my return among them. It […]

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FATHER PETER MAGALASI, mccj

Fr Peter Magalasi, son Baripi and Anyongo, was born at Diayanga (Maringindo –Western Equatoria) on December 31, 1929. He passed away on December 8, 2018, in Lacor (Gulu – Uganda) aged 89. He was baptised by Fr Arrighi at the age of eleven at Raffili, Bahr-el-Gahazal, on December 8, 1940, and confirmed the following year by Msgr Rodolfo Orler onApril […]

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Juba: Workshop on Interculturality

From October 25th to the 27th 2018, the Local Superiors of the Comboni Missionaries of the South Sudan Province and some confreres between the ages of 45-60 were invitedto attend a three-day-workshop on the theme of Interculturality, keeping in mind that the whole Institute will be dedicating 2019 to reflect on this topic.The facilitator was Fr. Edward Kanyike, Provincial of […]

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