Blessed rice pots

Kuanhsi, Formosa By Sister Imelda of the Eucharist, m.i.c. Lei Chao Mei no longer walks in the darkness. Thanks in part to the good offices of her best friend, Chen Sieou Kiu, the light of Truth now illumines the pathway of her life. Chao Mei’s strong, magnetic personality is awakening her parents to the fact that this fair daughter of theirs knows exactly what she wants and will not allow anybody to make up her mind for her. Even as a toddler, when her devout relatives took her along to visit some renowned Buddhist shrine or other, evading their...

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Welcoming cities

Since always, immigrants have chosen to make their new homes in large cities. In the area of Côte-des-Neiges, in Montreal, they comprise 70% of the population. Their presence in their new surroundings inspires far-reaching effects.

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Chiloe

I remember when I was yet a school girl hearing Chiloé described as a «strange remote island» off the Chilean coast. Little did I then think I would one day be assigned to it as a missionary!

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Excerpts from the Diary of our Missionary Sisters en route to Katete Mission, Northern Nyasaland

Smiles, someone has written, are one of the requisites for sanctity. If so they be, the natives who hailed us so heartily at Ntakataka Station this morning are all prospective candidates for canonization. How we should have liked to say even a word of friendliness – but the medley of Babel is still to be deplored in our twentieth century!

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