NEWS AND ARTICLES

"IN ALL THAT I DO, WITH, THROUGH AND IN THE LORD" "IN ALL THAT I DO, WITH, THROUGH AND IN THE LORD"

During a Columban seminary formation, the study of philosophy is followed by a spiritual year program. It is different.  This is a non-academic year where there are no exams, and all throughout the period, the seminarian is especially guided by prayer. Mosese Yacalevu from Labasa, Fiji, shares his personal reflection of the thirty-day retreat that is considered the highlight in this part of seminary formation.

Jubilee for the Earth (Episode 6) : A New Beginning Jubilee for the Earth (Episode 6) :  A New Beginning

In our age of ecological crisis - where rampant consumerism and indifference to the holiness of Earth’s biodiversity is the default - how can each of us help build a movement to care for our common home and begin a new chapter in Earth’s history?

Channel of Blessings Channel of Blessings

"God has blessed us with good and generous people. Their goodness and generosity have enabled us to help meet the needs of others. Meeting the needs of others can be translated as being a channel of God’s blessings. This is what our Columban Mission Promotion team does.  And we do this for the glory of God."

Covid-19 Reflection: Just Believe and Keep Going Covid-19 Reflection: Just Believe and Keep Going

One of my favorite Mandarin phrases is 加油 (jiā yóu). The first character ‘加’ (jiā) means "add" and the second character ‘油’ (yóu) means "oil”. 加油 means "to add oil" or “refuel”. In Taiwan, you will see the sign, ‘加油’ in gasoline stations but 加油 is also an expression of encouragement and support such as "Go!"; "Come on!" and “Keep it up!".