The Mass is the heart of Catholic religious life. It gives participants courage and hope to face everyday challenges. It provides direction and encouragement through the scriptures. It allows time to reflect and talk to the Lord. It also offers an opportunity to intercede for family and friends.
It was the First Sunday of Lent in 2016. Solomon Ankaya, a diocesan seminarian, and I were on our way to Konguan, one of the ten mission outstations of Holy Trinity parish in Bogia, Papua New Guinea. ... Read More
Seminarians who come to study at the St. Joseph Freinademetz House of Philosophy in northern Ghana find themselves strangers in their new neighborhood. The St. Freinademetz Formation House is located in Malshegu, a ... Read More
On March 14th, an intense cyclone made landfall in Mozambique, right near the port city of Beira, a town of about 500,000 people. Over the next few days, this storm dumped catastrophic amounts of water on the area, ... Read More