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Learning Humility and ‘The Sacrament of the Present Moment’

Editor’s note: Missioner SarahJane Cauzillo reflects on her ability to be present to those she serves in Cochabamba, Bolivia and the graces God has given her to do so. “If you have come here to help me… you are wasting your time. But, if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine,…

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Ordained and Sent Forth

Editor’s Note: Missioner Patrick Montine shares his experience during a priesthood ordination in Montego Bay, Jamaica. A little while ago, I was afforded the opportunity to attend a priesthood ordination in Montego Bay, Jamaica. It was a very unique and special event to see.  This was the first ordination that the bishop of this diocese…

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Making do

The second week of April we celebrated two confirmations in my parish. Obviously the ideal misa for confirmations and baptisms is the Easter Vigil, but in my parish we often work with what is less than ideal. My parish community is a group of around 40 men who are currently inmates in El Penal de San…

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Encountering God in Prison

Missioner Lynn Myrick reflects on a time she and her husband, Joel Vaughn, were invited to an event at the El Abra, the maximum security prison for men, one of the couple’s ministry sites in Cochabamba, Bolivia. “Give them the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of right judgment and courage, the spirit of…

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