May 2024

Salaam Wa Alaikum! Eid Mubarak!

By Fr. Kurt Pala, SSC “Wa alaikum wa salaam! Eid Mubarak!” Mufti Irfaan greeted me back. This day is Eid al-Fitr. Eid al-Fitr is a festival celebrated by Muslims worldwide because it marks the end of the month-long dawn-to-sunset fasting of Ramadan. This is the third Eid that I had visited him and his family. …

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A Time in History (December 24-31)

December 24 FR. PEADAR CASSIDY was born at Swinford, County Mayo, Ireland in 1921. He died at Dalgan on December 24, 1980. Father Peadar received his secondary education at St. Nathy’s College, Ballaghaderreen, Ireland before entering Dalgan seminary in 1939. He was ordained priest there in 1945 and appointed to Huzhou, China [1946-49]. He was assigned …

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Henry, the unsung hero

A Tribute to an Unsung Hero

By Michael Javier, CLM   When the Covid 19 pandemic and the political conflict happened in Myanmar, many people suffered economically, physically, mentally and emotionally. Among the most affected were the young people who wanted to finish their education in order to get a high-paying job. However, the pandemic and political conflict prevented them from …

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