Over the past several months we have seen friends come and go, moving on to new assignments and missions. While saying goodbye is also sad, we are still happy to welcome Fathers Domenico Guarino and Mussie Keflezghi. Father Domenico arrived to the province in September and recently started his ministry in Covina,
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.
When most Americans think of Africa, they don’t realize just how large it is. For example, Uganda is similar in size to the state of Colorado. Meanwhile, the Democratic Republic of Congo, which neighbors Uganda to the West, is about the same size as one quarter of all of the United States!
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 Fr. Salvatore Pacifico, an Italian Comboni Missionary in South Sudan, will turn 81 in November. He was born in St. Bartolomeo in Galdo and was ordained to the priesthood 55 years ago. Since 1969, his life has been spent in Sudan and South Sudan. Today he tells us
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