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  • Arm in Arm with the Spirit

    This month’s Newsletter is dedicated to our Characteristic Dimensions, our four directions in ministry. They offer the guidelines and directives for our mission—God’s mission—which is enlivened by the Holy Spirit. The Spirit both enlivens and unites us to walk, and sometimes run, arm in arm with the Spirit. Chief among these four dimensions, and at […]

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  • Synod Listening at Wordnet

    What is the Synodality? — It is a process of coming together, walking together, listening to one another, and discerning the path along which the Holy Spirit is leading us. On Wednesday May 11th the young adult Synod listening session led by Bishop Alberto Rojas, Bishop of San Bernardino Diocese was live streamed from Wordnet. […]

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  • Prepare to be Surprised

    We missionaries go to foreign lands or wherever there are people who need to hear the word of God. The distinguished Nigerian professor, Agbonkhianmeghe Orobator, SJ, likens the process to Theology Brewed in an African Pot. We put the Word in the pot and stir in the special spices and herbs that make it sweet. […]

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  • The Lord is Waiting for You

    “The Lord is good to those who wait for him, to the soul who seeks him.” When I entered the U.S., they told me I would have to renew my R-1 within six months. As I was preparing this extension of my visa today, I had some of the same feelings that I had during […]

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  • Thank you, Pandemic and God!

    The past two plus years have truly been a great challenge, a keen learning experience, and a grand new adventure for me. Like all of us in this Covid pandemic, I’ve had to learn new ways of engaging my congregation and caring for their health and welfare. Also, like many of us, I’ve experienced the […]

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  • Fr Xavier’s Message to our Province

    The General Visitation (GV) of the Province of the United States-West (USW) from 01 to 17February 2022 was a joyous experience of interacting with the confreres engaged in various ministries. It was a delightful demonstration of trust and confidence in the interpersonal dialogue, a remarkable display of openness and receptivity, an enriching moment of listening […]