» 12/23/2004, 00.00
Christmas in the orphanage or how the joy of the season meets hope for the future
Sreete and another 140 girls will celebrate Christmas in an orphanage surrounded by the affection and love of nuns who care for them every day. In many, a vocation for the religious life is born.
Kerala celebrates Orphan Day in honour of Mother Teresa
Christians, Hindus and Muslims are enthusiastic about the decision.
Bangladeshi Missionary: the best place to nurture vocations is the family
Brother Nirmol Francis Gomes, missionary of the Holy Cross, said the genesis of his vocation took place through the example of parents' faith, despite economic difficulties. Recently appointed vice-chancellor of a school in Chittagong, the missionary seeks to convey to young people without family the love and Christian education he experienced during his childhood.
Dhaka: Christian and Muslim volunteers helping street kids
A local priest and an Italian missionary start a project to help poor street kids by training locals, including street kids. Muslim woman says Brother Lucio, a PIME missionary, is a “model for my daughter”. Catholic teacher says that working for the children is like “loving Christ”.
Xuan Loc, the "riches" of faith in response to the challenges of modern society
The diocese organized a training course on the subjects of social pastoral care, attended by over 200 parishes. To address the problems of the country money is not enough, a real "Christian charity" is needed. Attention to the world of the young and the sick.
Catholic schools, a bulwark against society's moral crisis
More than 3,000 girls are studying in New Delhi's Catholic schools; more than 90 per cent are not Catholic. Parents opt for Catholic schools to give their daughters a solid moral education.
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