We will welcome several Comboni Missionaries who serve in missions around the world. They will tell stories of their work and educate the audience on how St. Daniel Comboni’s mission to save Africa (and now the world) is being fulfilled. Audience members are encouraged to ask questions. Stay after for refreshments and a chance to speak to our missionaries one-on-one.
Make plans now to attend the 16th annual Music for the Missions Saturday, May 4, 2019 at St. Louise de Marillac Church, Covina, California. Proceeds from "Music Around the World" variety show will benefit various Comboni Missionary Mission projects. The reception starts at 6 p.m. For more information call (626) 339-1914.
While some families in the United States worry about the cost of expensive private schools, parents in Uganda are laying bricks to make sure their kids have a school to attend. At Immaculate Heart of Mary School in Ocodri Parish, Uganda there are enough classrooms for students through fourth grade. Every year,
For 47 years, Fr. Robert (Bob) Kleiner lived the best adventure, sharing the Gospel and serving people around the world as a Comboni Missionary. He was kind, generous, and a friend to all. After living a very full life, Fr. Bob went home to be with our Lord in the late hours
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.
Christmas in Mexico is a religious holiday, honoring the ‘nativity’ or birth of the savior. As part of the Christmas celebration, traditional fiestas called Mexican posadas (inns) are held for family, friends, and neighbors. A posada is the reenactment of the Census pilgrimage to Bethlehem by Mary and Joseph in search of a room.
The Comboni Missionaries Nativity Experience opens for it’s 71st year! Watch the animated Nativity, do some Christmas shopping in the Mission Market and Christmas Boutique, tour the Mission Museum, and view Nativity Displays from around the world. Admission is free all season long! Donations for area food banks gratefully accepted.
By Changjwok Abdallah, postulant James Dungu, Lam James and I left for Lodwar on Monday 7th of May at 10 p.m., knowing that the community of Nakwamekwi was having spiritual retreat that week. So we had to find our way to the mission because no one could come to pick us up
Every Christmas comes with its Advent, an event-surprise: that year it had a name, Stanislaw, an old catechist. Fr. Jean Paul Pezzi, Maboma, Congo November 25th 2005 It is ten o'clock at night. Maboma, Congo is shrouded in darkness and silence. The only road within two kilometers ends in the parish courtyard.