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The Late Dawn of a Restless Dream The Late Dawn of a Restless Dream

A faith born in the shadows cast by a single candle in a tightly curtained room of a small farming village in China emerging from the repression of the Cultural Revolution in the early 1980s blossomed on February 4 in the chapel of the Columban Seminary in Manila, as Peter knelt before Bishop Honesto Ongtioco to be ordained a deacon, becoming a minister of the word of God that he had imbibed in the clandestine darkness of his home so many years before.

Multiplying Oneself Through Columban Mission Multiplying Oneself Through Columban Mission

The newsletters continued to come to the house. So I started reading them and got to know about the Columban Missionaries. I was inspired to learn how they cared for my countrymen; for the many years of sacrifices they had made to help the poorest of the poor. I had probably been to these far distant places where the Columban Missionaries went. It made me realize the difficulties that these missionaries experienced and yet they gave their lives and their hearts to serve the people. How noble it is!

San Ildefonso College Awards the Missionary Society of St. Columban San Ildefonso College Awards the Missionary Society of St. Columban

On behalf of the Missionary Society of St. Columban, Fathers Rolly Aniscal, John Keenan and Christopher Kaamiño received the Plaque of Appreciation from San Ildefonso College, Tanay, Rizal on February 2, 2018 for the meritorious contribution of the Columban Society to the school. The Columbans served in Tanay from 1937 until 1966