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Friday, 7 Jul 2023

Saint Bakhita

February 8th Feast of Saint Bakhita.  Born in Sudan, captured as a slave, cruelly treated.  Freed in Italy, baptised…

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Friday, 7 Jul 2023

Rome January 18 – 22

Pope Francis has summoned heads of Episcopal Conferences from 180 countries to Rome for a Conference on the burning issue of historic child sexual abuse in the church. We pray for great honesty, courage, compassion and resolution among all those taking part.

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Friday, 7 Jul 2023

Bakhita Patron Saint of Sudan

She was born in Sudan, somewhere near Darfur, in 1869 and grew up in her family with other the children.  At the age of seven

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Friday, 7 Jul 2023

Celebrating the memory of a famous son

In Borrisoleigh in Co Tipperary, Ireland, the parish celebrated the memory of one of their famous sons, Bishop Joseph Shanahan, on Sunday June 2nd 2019. Read more The Papal Nuncio to Ireland, Archbishop Jude Thadeus Okolo, from Southern Nigeria himself, was the chief celebrant, proud to acknowledge the man of whom

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Friday, 7 Jul 2023

Onitsha Shanahan Day 2019

On June 6th 2019 God’s faithful gathered from different parishes to recall with gratitude the great work of evangelisation done by Bishop Joseph Shanahan CCSp/Servant of God, first bishop of Southern Nigeria.

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Friday, 7 Jul 2023

Christ Ever Young!

Partners with Pope Francis in bringing young people to Christ. Christ is Alive – Christus Vivit! By Chanda Mulenga, Youth Animator, Diocese of Monze, Zambia

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Friday, 7 Jul 2023

Feast of the Holy Rosary

“Jesus has kept his promises. Trust him with unlimited trust and let there be no love like unto yours for him.  Christ will ever keep you near to his heart, his arm in yours!

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Friday, 7 Jul 2023

African Catholics from 21 nations pray together

The Philadelphia Archdiocese’s largest gathering of African Catholics drew hundreds dressed in African attire, including some who donned black and white photographs of their cherished saint,

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Friday, 7 Jul 2023

USA A nation of immigrants

Nation-building immigrants from Africa find mentors here.

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Friday, 7 Jul 2023

Young people changing the world

Divina Maloum (Cameroon) and Greta Thunberg (Sweden) both received the International Children’s Peace Prize in 2019.  Greta’s cause is well known; Divina recruits

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Friday, 7 Jul 2023

What do we need to do?

It is a big question to ask in difficult times. Sister Noel Mary tells of a journey she made with a group of women in Zambia. Read more.

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Friday, 7 Jul 2023

Graduation Day in Chipapa

Young men and women look forward to careers as they celebrate their graduation day in Holy Rosary Skills Training  school in Zambia.