News from the community

Home/News/

Visiting the Elderly in Benga Parish

Recently we visited eldery people in Chipati centre in Benga Parish, Malawi. Apart from giving them the sacrament of anointing, we listened to their day to day life. They said they have to walk long distances to fetch water and firewood. Most of these aged people are staying by themselves, simply because their sons and [...]

By | 2017-10-03T07:56:28+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|General News|Comments Off on Visiting the Elderly in Benga Parish

The Face of Christ

Miles and miles of dry riverbeds Sparse and thorny trees abound You look and look but cannot find A single soul around. But then a tyre punctures We stop to check it out Suddenly the goat herds come running Shiny happy faces not even a little pout! It is the smiles of these special people [...]

By | 2017-08-14T07:59:40+00:00 August 14th, 2017|News|Comments Off on The Face of Christ

Blessing of the Church of Nariokotome Anam and the Dispensary of Nariokotome

Blessing of the Church of Nariokotome Anam and the Dispensary of Nariokotome ​Yesterday, July 28th, we received many blessings in the mission of Nariokotome, the mother house of the Missionary Community of St. Paul the Apostle and Mother Mary of the Church. The first blessing came the day before as it rained abundantly throughout the [...]

By | 2017-07-31T12:40:22+00:00 July 30th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Blessing of the Church of Nariokotome Anam and the Dispensary of Nariokotome

Blessing of the New Nursery School at Lobur Mission

On Tuesday, 25th July, we received the visit of Bishop Dominic Kimengich in Lobur Mission. He came to bless the new nursery school, Saint Irene Mother and Child Centre, and other facilities such as the new emergency room for the health programme and the future sports court. It was a day full of joy [...]

By | 2017-07-27T12:42:48+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Church, Mission|Comments Off on Blessing of the New Nursery School at Lobur Mission

Missionary Sisters from the Philippines for Turkana

In 2013, the Missionary Community of St. Paul the Apostle (MCSPA) in Manila, through our missionary animation work in the Philippines, first encountered the Missionary Sisters of the Lord's Table of San Jose Antique in the Visayas (Central Philippines) and encouraged them in their missionary vocation to explore the possibility of coming to work and [...]

By | 2017-07-26T00:06:24+00:00 July 25th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Missionary Sisters from the Philippines for Turkana

A New Way

After almost a week of adventure, new experiences, relaxation, disconnection and happiness I have reflected on many things. First of all I have realized how fortunate I am, not only to be able to travel, to have privileges and caprices but simply to have things as basic as a glass of milk for breakfast [...]

By | 2017-07-21T13:52:21+00:00 July 21st, 2017|General News|Comments Off on A New Way

MCSPA Family Day in Nairobi

Yesterday July 9th was a joyful day as members and apprentices of MCSPA celebrated the Family Day in Nairobi. This event brought together people from different walks of life. It began with Mass celebrated by Fr. Joseph Ekalimon, Vicar General of the Diocese of Lodwar, followed by presentations of videos and testimonies. The same [...]

By | 2017-07-11T00:37:33+00:00 July 10th, 2017|News|Comments Off on MCSPA Family Day in Nairobi

The Greatest Times of My Life

I was living in Malawi with the members of MCSPA for six months. These six months were one of the greatest times of my life. I observed, that going to Africa, going to an economically poor country like Malawi changed myself more than I maybe changed the feeling of the people living in Benga. The [...]

By | 2017-06-30T18:42:24+00:00 June 30th, 2017|News|Comments Off on The Greatest Times of My Life

Another Furrow’s Course

​One more course of Furrows in the Desert, the 8th one!!!! On Friday, 23rd June, in Lobur Mission, we celebrated the graduation of 19 turkana trainees that, from January to June, have received agriculture training. They have learned how to prepare land, to make compost, crop rotation, how to use fertilisers and pesticides, theoretical lessons, [...]

By | 2017-06-25T07:10:24+00:00 June 25th, 2017|General News|Comments Off on Another Furrow’s Course