2020

  Pope's message for World Day of Peace - January 1, 2021

Jan 01, 2021
Message of Pope Francis for the celebration of the 54th World Day of Peace
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  Our place of belonging

Dec 29, 2020
There is a strong sense of God’s providence and care in the small and ordinary support of friends amid so much uncertainty.
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  Christmas with its messages of hope

Dec 24, 2020
“No Pandemic can stop the light and peace of Christmas’” – that is the light and peace of Christ.
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  Release Asylum Seekers and Refugees this Christmas

Dec 23, 2020
Columban missionaries across the globe have been advocating for the rights of asylum seekers and refugees for years.
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  The meaning of Christmas

Dec 22, 2020
This Christmas, I have a deeper sense of the significance of Christmas, and I am more ready to welcome Christ in my heart.
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  Update from Columban parishes after tropical cyclone Yasa

Dec 21, 2020
In Ba, 66 people from Votua and Nakoroboya took shelter in the Parish Hall on Wednesday and Thursday nights. Fr Pat said Mass for them on Friday morning, they then departed to their villages.
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  A disrupted Christmas

Dec 18, 2020
The peace of this Christmas and one ordination may be disrupted, but we pray for the safety of the people of Fiji.
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  So, why is sunflower like that?

Dec 15, 2020
Like the sunflower, may we remain attentive to His abiding presence in our lives and let Him direct us in this maelstrom.
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  New Language

Dec 11, 2020
It is always good to have a place where one is always welcomed. Having a second family in a different country is a blessing.
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  In the Hands of the Master Baker

Dec 08, 2020
My faith-journey as a missionary is like the art of baking. I have been given all the necessary ingredients. All I need to do is bake. It is just up to me how I will mix those ingredients together.
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  First Anniversary celebration of our Migrant House in San Columbano Parish

Dec 04, 2020
This article was published on the Archdiocesan webpage and in our Archdiocesan newspaper, "Encuentro".
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  Christ at the Center

Dec 01, 2020
I am really blessed to be in this culture which is full of God’s mysteries...
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  Kachin Rebirth and Rehab Center for women

Nov 27, 2020
Women will have an opportunity to engage in a program that offers them a return to long-term sobriety, a release from the exploitative conditions including sexual exploitation and human trafficking and the regaining their health, quality of life...
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  Join ACRATH for 16 days of activism against gender-based violence

Nov 25, 2020
Human trafficking, a $150 billion global industry, is one of the greatest examples of violence against women and girls. As well, millions of women and girls are forced to marry or to work in terrible conditions for little pay and no chance of an education.
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  Sr Lucy renews her religious vows

Nov 24, 2020
Sr Lucy’s celebration underlines the reality that each day is truly precious and “made by the Lord”
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  A Lesson in trust

Nov 18, 2020
It is just like trusting God when one is on a mission – to trust despite not knowing what to do or how things would turn out.
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  A dentist is called to priesthood

Nov 13, 2020
The gift of grace increases as the suffering increases,” and I have certainly felt God’s grace in the highs and lows of my life.
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  Being a Church Worker-Mother Amidst COVID-19 and the New Normal

Nov 10, 2020
In my quiet time, I was reminded of the Christian concept “kenosis” which means emptying one’s own will, for love of others, especially those in dire need. This pandemic is the special moment where my life’s choices are put to the test.
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  A dignified existence

Nov 04, 2020
Giving the terminally sick a dignified existence until God calls them
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  The Sunshine of the Missionary

Oct 27, 2020
Amidst all the difficulties and challenges I know they are at my back tapping me, saying, “You can do it, brother, we are here to support you.”
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