Originally Published in Mondo e Missioni Magazine (October 2017). This article was translated from Italian to English by Father Daniele Moschetti ; edited by AFJN staff Lauren Rogers and Jacques Bahati. Permission to reproduce, translate and distribute was granted by the Author. Thousands of deaths, millions of refugees, an unprecedented humanitarian crisis.
Saturday, 28 October 2017 The Comboni Missionaries are excited to welcome Fr. Jemboy Salarde Caspis to the Comboni Family. He was ordained to the Priesthood on Friday, October 27, at Sts. Peter and Paul Church, Lagao, General Santos City, Philippines. His Excellency Dinualdo D. Gutierrez, Bishop of Marbel ordained Fr. Jemboy. About
The Comboni Missionaries always had a certain appeal to Andrew Bwalya. When he was a young boy growing up in Zambia, the Comboni Missionaries came to his village to care for the local parish. What surprised him, though, was that these missionary priests actually lived in the village with the people. They
Placide Majambo Lutumba Petit loves his job. You can see the joy in his eyes whenever he talks about the people of his parish. In Mapuordit, a rural area of Rumbek South Sudan, Fr. Placide cares for more than 5,000 Catholics at St. Josephine Bakhita parish. While much of South Sudan has
Fr. Andrew Bwalya was a young man living in Zambia when he first met the Comboni Missionaries. He was inspired by the dedication and work of these missionaries. They rented a house in the village to live among the people they were serving. They learned the local language. They truly integrated themselves
Imagine only being able to go to Mass every two months; and not because you just don’t feel like it, but rather, because there aren’t enough priests to make the trip to your little parish. That means two months without the Eucharist. Two months without reconciliation. Two months without the guidance and