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Papal Encouragement

By: Br Bill Firman, Solidaity with South Sudan June 21, 2017 - Yesterday, in Rome, Pope Francis offered direct support to our ministry in South Sudan – more than €100,000 to our Solidarity Teacher Training College in Yambio where there are 124 student from various tribes in South Sudan and Nuba mountains, living in

Vocation Day in Covina

In a joint venture, the Comboni Missionaries and Maryknoll Missionaries invited the youth groups in the Los Angeles area to spend a day reflecting on their missionary vocation to serve. About 46 young men and women, ages 15 to 25 responded to this call on June 17, 2017. The attendants to this

Happy Anniversary Fr. Baltz

Happy Anniversary Fr. Baltz For the past five decades Fr. David Baltz has faithfully lived the life of a Comboni Missionary, sharing the Gospel throughout Uganda and the United States. This summer, Fr. Baltz will mark the 50th anniversary of his ordination with several celebrations. In July, Fr. Baltz will celebrate his

Happy Anniversary Fr. Jose

April 22, 2017 Fr. Jose Manuel Garcia Oviedo celebrated his 25th Anniversary as a Comboni Missionary priest with a Mass and celebration held in his honor at Mary Queen of Heaven Church in Cicero, Illinois. Fr. Sergio De La Torre and the parishioners of Mary Queen of Heaven put together the joyous celebration

Staying in the midst of War

A note of thanks from Fr. Louis in South Sudan Edited for clarity and length I recently returned from visiting some communities. It might be difficult to visit these communities later when the rainy season beings, although this year the rain has actually been delayed. The farmers are already complaining for the

Celebrating Fr. Colleoni

You are cordially invited to celebrate the 90th Birthday and 65th Anniversary of Priestly Ordination of Father Xavier Colleoni on Monday, May 8, 2017, beginning with Mass at 6:30 p.m. in the temple. After Mass we will continue the celebration in the Comboni Hall. Fr. Xavier Colleoni Fr. Xavier Colleoni was born

Fr. Contran Memorial

The Comboni Missionaries in Cincinnati will host a special memorial Mass for Fr. Sergio Contran who passed away on March 25, 2017. The Mass begins at 7 p.m. at the Comboni Mission Center, 1318 Nagel Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45255. Fr. Sergio Contran 1923-2017 Born in Verona, Italy on March 25, Fr. Contran

Time of Hoping & Dreaming

I remember as if it were yesterday. I was sent for my missionary experience to a small indigenous community in the middle of the State of Michoacán, Mexico, to share the good news of the Gospel with the Purepecha people. It was a beautiful, almost a mystical (mythical) place, with hills covered