Month: June 2012

Anniversary of My Missionary Priesthood

Fr. Carl Chudy saying mass in the late 90’s with the poor in the Philippines In the beginning of my missionary life in 1981 in Sierra Leone, West Africa June 28 I celebrate 26 years of my missionary priesthood. From work in West Africa, youth in Chicago and 13...

Overcoming Religious Intolerance

The Xaverian Missionaries find one of their most important purposes in the global mission of the church is in the challenging task of interfaith dialogue. There are many wonderful things in this regard going on all over the world. Here is something fairly close to home, shared in the...

A Xaverian Missionary Passes Away

On the 12th of June, Father Sergio Favarin passed away after a long and difficult illness. He was ordained to the missionary priesthood in 1973. He was 66 years old. After his ordination, from 1974-79, he was involved in youth work and global mission awareness with young people, as...

Little Heaven

The Human Rights Watch is putting on their yearly Film Festival in cities all over the country. There is a bevy of excellent films on the menu. One particular film we wish to highlight is a delightful and profound film called Little Heaven. In this film Lydia is at a...
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