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MALIGAYANG PASKO NG MULING PAGKABUHAY NI HESUKRISTO! ALLELUIA! As we reflect on our shared mission and the path forward for the Missionary Society of St. Columban, we find ourselves with

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COOLING DOWN MOTHER EARTH

By Mosese Wasai Mitchell Yacalevu   In this present time, as  I sit to write  a few words of reflection, I find myself surrounded by  extreme heat and humidity. The

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Love one another with mutual affection; outdo one another in showing honor.

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The Creation Mandala Song

By Fr Vinnie Busch, SSC The Birth of the Universe In the beginning the Spirit sang: “My Love’s ablaze and from its warmth Let all creation come flaring forth. Let

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Unwavering Faith

By Reina Mosqueda, Columban Lay Missionary in Taiwan For most Catholic Filipino migrant workers who arrive in a new country the priority is finding a church. This was what Kuya

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Arturo

By Joan Yap “Continue the dream for the family despite what happened in my life. Even though I lost one hand, I still have another one. I won’t give up.

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Vocation Articles

The Simple Joys of a Priest

By Fr. Elbert Balbastro, SSC Like any other vocation or calling, priestly life is also filled with challenges, difficulties and struggles. Yet, amidst the toils and rough roads on my

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Gospel Readings & Reflections

Homily: November 20, 2023

St. Columban’s Day, 2023 / Fr. Michael McGuire’s 40 Day of Remembrance   By Fr. Finbar Maxwell, SSC   The following are aspects of Columban mission spirituality: We are pilgrims and

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A Time in History

A Time in History

A Time in History (November 21-30)

November 21   FR. MICHAEL DUFFY was born at Johnstown, County Meath, Ireland on November 28, 1931. He followed his brother Fergus into the Columbans and was ordained on December 21,

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A Time in History (Oct 29-Nov 3)

Fr. SEAN HOLLOWAY was born in Horseleap, County Offaly, Ireland, on August 25, 1921. He came to Dalgan in 1941 and was ordained on December 21, 1947. Assigned to the

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A Time in History (October 1-8)

October 1   FR. DONAL HALLIDEN was born on May 25, 1923 in Banteer, Cloyne diocese, Ireland and died in the Dalgan Nursing Home on October 1, 2011. He was educated

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A Time in History (October 9-16)

October 9   FR. EAMONN GILL died tragically on October 9, 2000 in Ormond Beach, Florida, U.S.A. where he was on temporary supply at St. Brendan’s Parish. Born in 1923 at

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A Time in History (October 17-23)

October 18    FR. MICHAEL DONOHUE was born in 1920 at Woodville, Kilchreest, County Galway, Ireland. He died on October 18, 2008 in Tallaght Hospital having officiated at a relative’s burial.

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A Time in History (October 24-31)

October 24   FR. WILLIAM BOURKE was born in 1929 at Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.A. He died in Kent Hospital, Warwick, Rhode Island, on October 24, 2004. Prior to coming to

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A Time in History (September 18-24)

September 18 FR. BERNARD HEGARTY was born at Glencolumbcille, County Donegal, Ireland in 1925. He died at the Richmond Hospital, Dublin on September 18, 1983. Father Brian, as he was called,

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