Month: November 2012

The Other War: Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Plight

The Other War Rages UnnoticedThe conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) remains the deadliest since World War II and has resulted in the loss of over 4 million lives since 1998 and the displacement of millions more. As many as 1,000 people a day continue to...

Priest Serves ‘the Least of these’ among Philippine Poor

Franciscan priest Pete Montallana (Photo by Martin Francisco) We Xaverian Missionaries like to share the stories of missionaries and their missions. Fr. Pete Montallana, a Filipino Franciscan is featured in this post as a missionary of courage and great desire to work for justice alongside the poor.  On Sunday...

THE DAY OF THE DEAD

Catrinas, most popular image of the Mexicancelebration of the Day of the Dead. With the approach of All Saints Day and All Soul’s Day, there is an interesting blend of ancient cultural tradition and Catholic spirituality called the Day of the Dead. The Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día...
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