Month: December 2009

The Murder of An African Sister

The wave of assassinations that claimed thousands of victims currently in eastern DR Congo spares nobody. All segments of the population are affected in dramatic ways. A recent case, the subject of this dispatch, is what happened in the Archdiocese of Bukavu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo...

Preparation for Christmas in the Philippines: Simbang Gabi

With the Christmas holidays quickly approaching, preparation is richly different in many cultures all over the world. In the Philippines, where the Xaverian Missionaries have worked since 1989, the octave of Christmas is called Simbang Gabi in Tagalog. “Simbang Gabi” a Filipino Christmas tradition, is a series of nine...
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