KEEP GOING…

KEEP GOING…

At a time when doubt and uncertainty seem to be the usual commodity in our society, we seek refuge in the One who has created not time, but eternity…  KEEP GOING…  We put a mark in history as we age and witness the passing of time, the celebration of silver and golden anniversaries and even diamond celebrations–of weddings or religious professions. I think it is important to be part of

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SAVING THE GIRLS

SAVING THE GIRLS

Milage is the most populated district in the Zambezia province, twice bigger than the provincial capital with 619,275 inhabitants. Among them 331,822 are women, that is to say, they are more than 50% of the total population. The population is predominantly young and rural, very dispersed, with hard and impassable roads, especially in rainy season. Bikes are the only mean of transportation of the population. There are primary schools up

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THANK YOU VERY MUCH MARIA LUZ PACHECO!

THANK YOU VERY MUCH MARIA LUZ PACHECO!

Thursday, June 9th, we celebrated a homage in honor to sister Mariluz due to her dedication and love towards missions Thursday, June 9th, we met in Casa Hispana to homage Maria Luz Pacheco for her retirement. For over 20 years she has been the loving voice and the first person to welcome all those people who became interested in supporting the work of the Dominican missionaries. During the event, in

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SHARING

SHARING

From the land of mojenos and trinitarios, in San Ignacio de Moxos, Beni Department, Bolivia, is where I feel that God has sent me to live as a Dominican Missionary of the Rosary, fulfilling the Centenary dream of the Congregation: “To search for new Maldonados.” This place has a lush vegetation and is a land rich in spiritual and cultural spaces. There are many colors and sounds, very typical from

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NEW LENSES

NEW LENSES

I remember in September 2013; we were faced with such dark nights that lasted months although the firing and bombing lasted a week-long. Zamboanga was devastated. Yet, our faith made us lift our eyes through invocations seeking the aid of Our Lady of the Pillar, to lead us to Jesus´ boundless love. Such trust has led most of us Zamboangueños to have mercy and forgiveness for those who abused power

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IN FAVOR OF THE LITTLE ONES

IN FAVOR OF THE LITTLE ONES

During our visit to the native community of Maranniato, in the Kugapacori territorial reserve, in Alto Camisea, we were asked about the situation of the first-grade children, who did not have a classroom to study. What they had, already in a pitiful state, had finally been totally undone. The community, which had wood and some calamine, asked for support to the Kirigueti mission to build a new classroom to receive

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A COMPLETE LETTING GO

A COMPLETE LETTING GO

“And she answered YES I will go; I will go to the Jungle”  Blessed Ascension Nicol was a woman of faith and trust. She was so silent in her words and actions. Her first call was to be a Cloistered Religious Nun. She dedicated her whole life to serve God in the convent for many years. She was also teaching in the school for over 28 years. However, her desire

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READINESS

READINESS

When I was a novice, we had the chance to watch a movie entitled “Departure”. From the title itself it sounded like aeronautics thrills, flights, or airports. But, surprisingly it was about the noble task of preparing bodies for burial. It portrayed the care, respect and entering into that scenario of paying last respect to a body created with dignity. That was the very time I began thinking and pondering

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“ISN’T HE THE SON OF JOSEPH?” Lk 4:22b

“ISN’T HE THE SON OF JOSEPH?” Lk 4:22b

The fact that we are born in a certain place, people know us as we are, what we do for a living or merely one of those who live in that place. Our origin speaks a lot about our ways, our intonations and sometimes our thinking. Like in the Gospel today, a phrase tells us of people who were marveling (or could be questioning) the ways of Jesus, He is

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THE COMPASS

THE COMPASS

In history, we have seen and surely, we have had the inspiration of so many people beginning with the apostles, disciples and those persecuted for believing in the Gospel of Jesus. The goal is the life that Jesus taught and showed us to live, the conviction to follow and trust the life that he gives us, and the strength that sustains us both physically and spiritually. Everything is presented to

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