Month: August 2011

Father Fogliani, Missionary to Bangladesh Passes Away

Father Anthony Fogliani died Friday, August 26, 2011 at the age of 66 years old. He had been hospitalized because of of stroke and heart problems. He entered the Xaverian Missionaries in 1964 and became a brother, teaching in the technical school of Kulhna, Bangladesh. In 1978 he decided...

From Colombia After a Haitus

Fr. Mark Marangone, who recently joined our community in Milwaukee, came from many years of service in our parish in Bogota, Colombia. In his place, Fr. Leonardo Raffaini recently arrived at the parish after serving in the work of encouraging missionary life in Italy. Here is what Fr. Rafaini...

Xaverian Missionary Suddenly Dies in Tragic Accident

Fr. Luigi Arnoldi was a passenger in a car with a friend and his wife, driving up a mountain road in Italy. His friend, who was driving, reached a curve and veered off the road, falling several meters before being caught by the trees below. Both Fr. Arnoldi and...

Folks Getting Ready for World Youth Day in Madrid

On the 16th of August World Youth Day will begin with over 400,000 young people slated to attend. But the week before this activities will have already begun. Students from Fordham University. Thirty-Eight members of the Fordham community head to Spain Aug. 4 for a three-week pilgrimage in the...

Drought Endangers Millions in East Africa

By Michael HillHunger and the threat of malnutrition are becoming the daily reality for millions of people in East Africa. A lack of rainfall and rising food prices are increasingly straining their food supply, Catholic Relief Services staff members in the region are reporting. “Rains last fall failed completely,”...
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