COMMEMORATION OF DECEASED CONFRERES, FR. ALDO AND BR. MARTIN

By Erik Tjeunfin, sx. My beloved brothers, today we gather together, as a family united by faith, around the eternal place of our brothers Fr. Everaldo dos Santos and Bro. Martin Mbende. By visiting the cemetery, we want to acknowledge Fr. Aldo and Br. Martin who were part and gift…

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Amazing World Mission Month (WMM)

By: Antoine, SX What Newness do you see in this world Mission Month 2017? October is known by the millennials to be a happy and reaching out month. By the fact that it is challengingly bringing about new discoveries in the Church (now), October stresses the intensity of prayer, the…

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Mission at the heart of the Christian faith

The missionary month is about to come to an end, and we want to give thanks to all the people who have prayed for the missionaries and their work around the world. Once more we were reminded of our missionary responsibility as baptized to transform the lives of our brothers…

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Paghayo: Young People Proclaiming the Gospel House to House

by Cassien, sx We celebrated on October 23, 2017, the 6th anniversary of St. Guido Maria Conforti’s canonization founder of the Xaverian Missionaries. St. Francis Xavier the patron saint of the Missions and St Theresa of Lisieux the patroness of the Missions played a central influence in the Missionary heart…

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“Believe” as the prime mover in Saint John’s Gospel

By Antoine, sx. The discussion about Faith is a broad topic. Looking at the implications of the Christian Faith, one gets a clear mind that the Johannine concept of Faith highlights the beginning of Jesus’ Messianic age. Starting from the wedding in Cana, John’s narratives or signs open to different…

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2017!

“For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” (Isaiah 9:6) May the peace and blessings of Christmas be yours; and may the coming year be filled with happiness. The Xaverian International Theologate…

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Remembering Fr. Aldo in his first death anniversary

“How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news ¨ This biblical text describes perfectly the life and mission of our dear confrere, Fr. Everaldo dos Santos, SX (Fr. Aldo). He was a man of prayer and joy in all the places and moments with people he worked.…

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