Month: September 2010

Pics from the Missions

Here are some pics from some of our missions in Asia: Second to the left is Fr. Rafa, Xaverian Missionary with some friends in Indonesia One of our youth praying in front of Our Lady at our seminary in the Philippines Fr. Polash, Xaverian Missionary with some of our...

The Church in Taiwan Is Young

Impressed by the lively singing and the jubilant cheers of young people during the opening day of the Taiwan Youth Day on August 24th, Msgr. Paul Russell, the Vatican Chargé d’Affaires in Taiwan, could not hold his admiration and encouragement as he greeted the participants: “The Church in Taiwan...

World Mission Sunday 2010

Next month the Church will be celebrating our commitment to share the hope of Christ worldwide through World Mission Sunday. Pope Benedict XVI, while in Portugal last May, reminded us all of something crucial: “We must overcome the temptation to restrict ourselves to what we already have, or think we...

Glimpses of Mission in the Philippines

Here are some pics from our missionaries in the Philippines. Take a look! Fr. Pulcini, center, with lectors of the parish in training Fr. Pulcini, Xaverian Missionary from Italy with lectors in training Xaverian Fathers Polash and Alejandro take a lunch break at the youth mission jamboree Some sisters...

Prayer for the Anniversary of 9/11

The Prayer of the Holy Father at Ground Zero in 2008: “O God of love, compassion, and healing, look on us, people of many different faiths and traditions, who gather today at this site, the scene of incredible violence and pain. We ask you in your goodness to give...

St. Phoebe – September 3

The mission of the Church owes an enormous debt to the early apostles and all those who assisted them as they went beyond the Jewish circles of Jesus’ heritage toward all of the world. We are indebted to St. Paul and all who assisted him in a particular way....

Africa…States of Independence

This year 17 African nations celebrate 50 years of independence. The Xaverian Missionaries work in two of these countries, Cameroon and Democratic Republic of the Congo. The relationship between Africa and the west has shown a mixture of blessing and tragedy. We wish to share a fascinating look through...
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