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. We traveled by car along a narrow road through the mountains. That day, the road was wet and slippery from heavy rain the previous night. We crossed ...
The call to be a Christian is a radical one. We are told to love our enemies, forgive those who have wronged us and eliminate sin from our hearts and minds, not just from our actions. One of the most ... Read More
Did you know that religious people are much more likely to give to charitable causes than are non-religious people? According to research conducted by the Philanthropy Panel Study in 2017, "62 percent of religious ... Read More
Divine Word Missionary Brother Larry Kieffer SVD faces some of the same problems that farmers everywhere experience—uncertain weather, insects, and changing prices. Bro. Larry, a native of Bellevue, Iowa, has been ... Read More