E-News - Vol.7 No.3

From the Director - Easter video message
Fr Gary Walker's Easter message this year looks at the image of Jesus in art.
Throughout the world, all cultures have taken the Easter message and put it into their own cultural terms.
Forced marriage is a crime
"I am a survivor of a forced marriage," she said. "When I had my Nikah (Muslim marriage ceremony) I didn’t know that I was getting married. (more)
The Good News priest
He was 'a man of God'; a man and priest with a well developed sense of humour who was nevertheless serious about the 'things of God'. (more)
A lesson and learning
I had thought that I was open to people of other cultures and that I was a fair person. Now, I saw that I had seriously misjudged a person’s motives simply because he did not do what I asked or expected. I felt depressed. (more)

Holy Week Reflection - Casual cruelty
In a world that still crucifies people can we be casual about cruelty or do we need to get real about reconciliation? (more)

Columban Prayer Books
Beautifully photo-illustrated prayer books are now available individually or in sets of 4 or 6. To order please visit our online Shop or download an order form or email us at: prayerbooks@columban.org.au

While fingers may be pointed at Philippine military it is more likely that the hired killer that parked his motor bike outside the house of father Pops on the morning of October 17, walked up to him and shot him point blank as he was getting into his car, had the mark of an experienced trained assassin.