» 01/30/2007, 00.00
New mission in Darkhan with 23 catechumens
Salesian missionaries in Mongolia have established the first Catholic parish outside the capital. Even the Communist government has welcomed their arrival. As they work to help the local population improve its life, preparations are under way for 23 new baptisms.
Blessed Teresa's First Feast Widely Celebrated By Her Nuns
Catholic Church's love meets catechumens needs
Joseph’s long struggle to build a church in his home town
Zuunmod’s 20 Catholics travel 60 kilometres every Sunday to the capital to attend mass. Now Joseph the carpenter is trying to convince the authorities to grant him and his community a permit to build a church in his home town. In the meantime he talks about his faith.
Let us prepare for 100 years since the birth of Mother Teresa of Calcutta
Mother Teresa of Calcutta was born on 26 August 1910. One year ahead of celebrations for the centenary, the superior general of the order of the Missionaries of Charity, in the message that we publish calls us all to "prepare the best gift for Mother" "Our sincere willingness to be vessels of God’s love and peace to the poor. "
Mongolia's "poor" Catholic community undergoing silent growth
About 30 teenaged and adult catechumens were baptised on Easter eve. The community now has about a thousand members, but faces "intrusive and restrictive" government red tape, limiting their activities. For Mgr Padilla, the Church must be "poor for the poor", following Pope Francis' example.
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