Reflection: Lent – “We Meet Along The Way” | Comboni Missionaries
Reflection: Lent – “We Meet Along The Way” | Comboni Missionaries
Reflection: Lent – “We Meet Along The Way” | Comboni Missionaries

In the light of the Pope’s Message for Lent, Brother Michal Davide Semeraro, Benedictine monk, “rereads” the three Lenten practices – prayer, almsgiving and fasting. Prayer as openness to transcendence, fasting as “discipline” and almsgiving…

Carnival In Mexico: The Great ‘Colourful Fiesta’ | Comboni Missionaries
Carnival In Mexico: The Great ‘Colourful Fiesta’ | Comboni Missionaries

Celebrations vary depending on the local indigenous cultures. We share a journey through the several carnivals of the country.. The Veracruz Carnival. This festival, which takes place in February, is undoubtedly the most famous carnival…

Plants & Herbs: Passion Fruit – Relevance To Human Life | Comboni Missionaries
Plants & Herbs: Passion Fruit – Relevance To Human Life | Comboni Missionaries

Passion fruit is an intriguing and mysterious fruit that has a surprising number of health and medicinal benefits for fruit lovers. It can be consumed raw, as well as utilised like a seasoning for a…

Guatemala: Bishop Ramazzini – “We Are Not The Owners Of Nature, But Its Custodians” | Comboni Missionaries
Guatemala: Bishop Ramazzini – “We Are Not The Owners Of Nature, But Its Custodians” | Comboni Missionaries

“Assuming responsibility for an ‘Integral Ecology’ in our lives poses challenges for us, both as individuals and as an institutional Church, and it also implies the adoption of coherent behaviours”, said Álvaro Ramazzini, Bishop of…

Philippines: Shepherding Drug Users | Comboni Missionaries
Philippines: Shepherding Drug Users | Comboni Missionaries

Sr. Nenet Daño, a Good Shepherd sister and licensed social worker, has passionately undertaken the task of helping drug users and pushers, in an attempt to protect them from imminent death, following the government’s war…

Martyrs Of Love | Comboni Missionaries
Martyrs Of Love | Comboni Missionaries

The decree of beatification of 19 “martyrs” killed in Algeria in the 1990s, including the seven monks of Tibhirine and the former Bishop of Oran Pierre Claverie, was signed on Friday 26th January. “Each of…

Colombia: The Art Of Weaving – The Wayuu People | Comboni Missionaries
Colombia: The Art Of Weaving – The Wayuu People | Comboni Missionaries

An indigenous group proud of its craft tradition. They have survived through preserving their language and their strong weaving traditions. The Wayuu people live in the desert peninsula of La Guajira at the northern tip…

Nature & People: Cucumber – A Vital Role Fighting Cancer Cells In The Body | Comboni Missionaries
Nature & People: Cucumber – A Vital Role Fighting Cancer Cells In The Body | Comboni Missionaries

Cucumber belongs to plant family cucurbitaceae – the same family as watermelons and pumpkin – genus cucumis and plant species C. sativus. It is a creeping vine plant that roots in the ground and can…

Nigeria: Violence Between Fulani Herdsmen And Farmers | Comboni Missionaries
Nigeria: Violence Between Fulani Herdsmen And Farmers | Comboni Missionaries

Nigeria’s bishops have challenged government authorities to resolve the country’s violent disputes, especially after recent attacks by Fulani herdsmen have resulted in over 168 deaths just this year. A recent statement from the Catholic bishops,…

Syria: Sowing Seeds Of Hope | Comboni Missionaries
Syria: Sowing Seeds Of Hope | Comboni Missionaries

The shooting has stopped in Aleppo. The city is totally destroyed. The difficult process of reconstruction. The traumas of the children. The Church is involved helping people. “The children have felt the effects of this…