» 12/01/2016, 16.04
"Whispering the Gospel to the heart of Asia" as a model of mission for Mongolia (Photos)
Fr Giorgio Marengo is a Consolata missionary who has lived in the Asian country since 2003. His approach to evangelisation is more adapted to the complexity of the Asian context. It entails putting people and human relations at the centre of things, creating empathy and confidence. This way, the Christian witness will not remain on the surface. Karakorum, the ancient imperial capital, can thus become a place for inter-faith dialogue.
27/12/2016 14:19:00 MONGOLIA
Christmas in Mongolia: And Christ pitched his tent among us (Photo)
The Consolata missionary tells how the tiny Catholic community celebrated the birth of Christ. "Underpinning the universe is this child in whom the Most High has decided to incarnate." The liturgy in the tent-chapel, children's poems, the recitation of the Nativity.
25/08/2016 11:54:00 MONGOLIA
Enkh-Baatar "will be a bridge between the Church and the Mongolian people"
This August 28 the first priest native to Mongolia will be ordained. The Apostolic Prefect, the Nuncio and the Bishop of Daejeon where the young man attended the seminary will preside. Missionary to Arvaikheer: "His testimony will help young Mongolians who are experiencing a process of vocational discernment." Joy and satisfaction of the local community: "If he has done it, we can do it too."
11/03/2016 11:21:00 INDIA
Don Bosco India Coordinator: Former Speaker of the Lok Sabha among students of our 400 schools
Fr. M C George Menamparampil speaks of the work of Salesian educators to save the children from the street, from child labor, from child marriages. Past pupils of Don Bosco schools include four federal ministers of the Hindu nationalist government. "Without our help, poor and tribal pupils would never have become what they are today". Their mission has one goal: "To be messengers of God's mercy."
08/02/2016 17:02:00 INDIA
For Guwahati archbishop, Cebu was one of Asia’s most inspiring faith events
Mgr Thomas Menamparampil, who addressed the International Eucharistic Congress with his catechesis titled ‘The Eucharist as mission, the mission as dialogue,’ saw joy in the faces of participants who paid attention even during the longest and most serious meetings. He stressed the importance of silent Eucharistic adoration to hear Jesus’ cry on the cross, and spoke about the meaning of work in India, “periphery of peripheries”.
28/01/2016 16:22:00 INDIA
Guwahati: young religious encouraged to "know the poor, the heart of the mission"
Mgr Moolachira, archbishop of Guwahati, explains the goal of the annual event for young Catholic students. Seminarians, nuns, novices and postulants visit some of diocese’s villages of the diocese to bring help and consolation to families. The idea is the brainchild of Mgr Thomas Menamparampil. This year’s edition, the eighth, attracted more than 600 people.
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