House of Joy

House of Joy Ever since she was a little girl, Asia Howlett has dreamed of visiting every continent on earth. So when her good friend Anna Kleven invited her on a trip to Malawi, Asia jumped at the opportunity. The girls were on an adventure to visit Anna’s aunt and uncle, Comboni

Father Modi Abel Nyorko

Father Modi Abel Nyorko 1943-2020 Father Modi Abel Nyorko was a generous and exceptionally kind person — dedicating his life to serving others and sharing the Gospel with the people of South Sudan and the United States. He was born on July 31, 1943, to Elizabeth Kaku and Nyorko Jangara in Juba,

A Big Yes

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,

Africa Faith and Justice Network

An international organization is working hard — so children don’t have to. by: Ellen Baverman This article first appeared in Comboni Missions Magazine Spring 2020. As the sun rises, children dot the busy streets of Kano, Nigeria, selling fruit, nuts, and water. As he does every morning, twelve-year-old Ahmad Mohammed sloshes sachets

Men of the Word of God

Comboni Missionaries Helped Bridge the Gap between Sacred Scripture and the Language of the People By: Father Mariano Tibaldo, mccj In the first half of the last century the Comboni Missionaries in Africa produced — in addition to specialized studies disseminated in various articles for magazines and books — 63 grammars, 88