New Comboni Lay Missionary Prepares for a Journey of Faith by: Ellen Baverman This article first appeared in Comboni Missions Magazine Spring 2020. Rossie Patlan was intent on serving her community, even as a child. At a young age, she joined the priests and nuns in her parish in Los Angeles, California,
The Cross is part and parcel of every Christian vocation. For each Christian, the sharing in the Cross of Christ takes on a different form. For some, the identification with Christ’s sufferings reaches the point of giving their lives as in the case of those Comboni Missionaries who wished to remain faithful
This article first appeared in Comboni Missions magazine spring 2018/19 by: Kathleen M. Carroll Mining giant Vale just unleashed the largest environmental disaster ever in Brazil. Again. On January 25, 2019, a massive mining dam collapsed in south central Brazil, devastating the nearby community of Brumadinho. The dam was 280 feet tall—just slightly
After Mine Dam Collapse, We Cry with Mother Earth On January 25, 2019, a massive mining dam collapsed in north central Brazil, devastating the nearby community of Brumandinho. Dozens are confirmed dead and hundreds are missing—and the numbers continue to grow. The dam was 280 feet high and nearly a half-mile wide.
Since 2001, the World Social Forum has gathered leaders from around the world to exchange ideas, experiences, reflections, and more. The Comboni Missionaries have been part of the WSF from the beginning and this year was no different. Below is information from Fr. Daniele Moschetti about WSF 2018 which was held in Brazil.https://cld.bz/oOVqwuu