Month: July 2012

Volunteer teacher in the hinterlands of Mindanao

The Xaverian Missionaries are working in the Philippines since 1990. In this film we see the selflessness and hope of the people wanting to reach out to the poor, clear signs of the gospel alive. Some teachers in the Philippines give up the comforts of home and family to...

Xaverian Mission Festival, July 2012

Xaverian Mission Festival, July 2012, a set on Flickr. Here are some glimpses of our Xaverian Mission Festival, held at our mission center in Franklin, Wisconsin. For many years we are organizing this opportunity for friends and neighbors to come together to enjoy summer fun and eats, all to...

St. Augustine Zhao Rong and Companions

June 9 is the commemoration of St. Augustine Zhao Rhong and companions. Christianity arrived in China by way of Syria in the 600s. Depending on China’s relations with the outside world, Christianity over the centuries was free to grow or was forced to operate secretly. The 120 martyrs in...

July 4th is Philippine-American Friendship Day

The Philippine and American Flag Not too many Americans know, but July 4th, beside a celebration of American independence and a celebration of freedom, is also Philippine-American Friendship Day. Philippine Republic Day, July 4, (also known as Filipino-American Friendship Day) is a day in the Philippines designated to commemorate the...
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