/ 14. February 2011 04:44
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For those who are a bit “older” we remember the mystique of the visiting missionary to our parish. Often he would come and speak at the Sunday Masses and conduct a retreat for a few days for the parish and of course speak to the children in the parish school. The ... [More]
/ 9. February 2011 05:00
Anyone who has been to the Diocese of Chulucanas knows Bishop Daniel Turley, O.S.A. His pastoral presence combined with a lifetime of service to Peru has made Bishop Dan a virtual celebrity in northern Peru. He was ordained a priest in 1968 with the Midwest Province of Augustinians. Just after his ordination, he joined the first group of American Augustinian missionaries in Peru.
A few years after their arrival, the new Diocese of Chulucanas took shape and John McNabb, O.S.A. was appointed t... [More]
/ 4. February 2011 16:02
Blogging is relatively new. People blog to keep friends informed as to what they are up to. It is a source of information. Why would a Catholic Religious Order blog about its’ ministry? For the same reason as anyone does: to keep people informed as to what is happening in the life of the Order.
For the Augustinian missions our primary reason for blogging is to keep our friends and supporters abreast of activity in our mission ministry. We use other forms of communication such as Newsl... [More]
/ 1. February 2011 06:25
Last week, Nelson Mandela was hospitalized in Johannesburg for two nights to treat an acute respiratory infection. This prompted concern about the health of the 92-year-old former President of South Africa. After being released, he was reportedly doing well and in good spirits.
Mandela was active in the fight against Apartheid, the institutionalized system of racial segregation that lasted over 50 years in South Africa. Mandela was jailed for 27 years, the majority of which was spent on... [More]