- Published in Santos del Mes
NAIROBI, Kenya – A Franciscan brother who teaches mathematics and physics in rural Kenya has been named Person of the Year by the United Nations in Kenya.
"The hour is coming, in fact has come, when the vocation of woman is being achieved in its fullness, the hour in which woman acquires in the world an influence, an effect and a power never hitherto achieved. That is why, at this moment when the human race is undergoing so deep a transformation, women impregnated with the spirit of the Gospel can do so much to aid mankind in not falling.” – Pope St. Paul VI, Address to Women at the Close of Vatican II, December 8, 1965
POULSBO – In 1992, Thom and Joni Bayler volunteered to fix dinner for a new missionary priest from Uganda who was visiting their parish, St. Olaf in Poulsbo. They had no idea that more than 25 years later, the priest — now Bishop Sabino Ocan Odoki — would still be coming for dinner.
QUEBEC CITY - For Father Gaston Ndaleghana Mumbere, the feast of the Assumption represents his hope for better tomorrows for Congo.
TACOMA - Heart surgery hasn’t stopped 80-year-old Jesuit Father Pete Henriot from raising money to pay for construction of a school in Malawi, a poor country in southern Africa.