Month: November 2010

Beginnings of the Xaverian Missionaries in the USA

Fr. Bonardi, one of the first XaverianMissionaries, born in Bostonwho was sent to China in 1904. The catholic newspaper, The Pilot, of the Archdiocese of Boston recently shared a story of the beginnings of our congregation, the Xaverian Missionaries. The article was written by Mr. Frank Mazzaglia. Enjoy! Long before...

Money Itself No Answer for the Poor

Money alone will not transform the lives of the poor in developing nations, the head of Caritas Japan has told an international forum in Seoul. “Transferring financial resources from developed countries to developing countries by itself cannot bring about drastic changes in people’s lives at the grassroots level, Bishop...

November 5 – Founder’s Day of the Xaverian Missionaries

Blessed Guido Conforti (center), with the firstfirst missionaries to go to China. On November 5 the Xaverian Missionaries, more than 800 priests and brothers strong, celebrate the figure of their founder, Blessed Guido Maria Conforti.The Xaverian Missionaries were founded first for China, then to all the world. It was...
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