XVIII General Chapter

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General chapter 2015

Roma, 31 August – 4 October 2015
Friday 28 August 2015
The XVIII General Chapter of the Comboni Missionaries will take place from the 31st of August to the 4th of October 2015, under the topic: “Comboni Missionary Disciples, called to live the joy of

Against Human Trafficking

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Human trafficking

In the footsteps of Comboni against human trafficking. On Saturday 25th July, Sr. Clara Torres, Comboni Sister in Mamelodi, and Fr. Günther Hofmann, Mission Promoter in Pretoria, were giving their input at the Youth Rally in Shorty, one of the distant rural communities in Acornhoek Parish, Diocese of Witbank. After a social worker had addressed the 60 youth

Day of Recollection

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Communities of Waterval and Acornhoek - Bushbuckridge
The communities of Waterval and Acornhoek gathered together for half a day of recollection. The input was given by Brother Artur Pinto. He helped us to reflect about the great gift of the Holy Spirit, a gift which is given to the church

Corpus Christi 2015

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Last June 7, 2015, the Parish of Maria Assumpta, Acornhoek, Bushbuckridge, hosted this year’s Corpus Christi celebration. Both Waterval and Bongani Parishes came over to grace the said event headed by Fr. Kifle and Bro. Pinto as well as Fr. Floribert, Dean of this area, respectively.

We are all a Family

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On Saturday 30th May 2015, a group of youngsters gathered within the premises of our Scholasticate and the Parish of St. Joan of Arc for their preparatory Retreat in view of the Sacrament of Confirmation. They chose to come to our community as four of our brothers (Maurice, Pascal, Charlemagne and Prosper) are actively involved in catechism

Churches and mining

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Latina america

Saturday, May 30, 2015
A video of outcry and hope: open-pit mega mines, deforestation, eviction of families and whole communities. Indigenous peoples and traditional communities threatened by those interested in mining their territories.

Day of Pentecost

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Pentecost 1

All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other languages, as the Spirit gave them ability.”(Acts 2:4).
The day of Pentecost the Holy Spirit comes as a “strong wind” that fills the house where the apostles and Mary and other 120 people are gathered in prayer:

Missionary Vocation

Keep your eyes fixed on Jesus Christ, love him tenderly and seek always better to understand the meaning of a God who died on the Cross for the salvation of souls

St Daniel Comboni