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 ...
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
Father Frank Mihalic SVD was head of the Communication Arts Department at Divine Word University from 1982 until his retirement in 1997. Originally sent to Papua New Guinea in 1948, Fr. Mihalic wrote the ... Read More
Deep in the heart of the Democratic Republic of Congo is a Catholic mission. It is located in Ngondi about 200 kilometers east of the capital, Kinshasa. Divine Word Missionaries has been active in this mission ... Read More