Our Protector and Guide

By | March 19th, 2018|Blog Posts|

My earliest memory of St Joseph goes all the way back to the 1950s in my Detroit family home when I would silently watch my father on [...]

Come Back to Me With All Your Heart

By | March 19th, 2018|Blog Posts|

The past week was rather quiet and relaxed because our holy novices went off to experience a week long Ignatian Retreat at the Da Lat Diocesan Pastoral [...]

Laos, the Country Cousin of Vietnam

By | March 5th, 2018|Blog Posts|

I arrived in Vientiane, Laos from Da Lat by way of Hanoi where I stayed overnight. My adventures started right after I checked into the [...]

Reconnecting…we are one body.

By | March 2nd, 2018|Blog Posts|

This past week was filled with multiple events the first of which was my 71st birthday on February 6. It is certainly a sobering thought to realize [...]

The Anticipation is Growing . . . You can almost taste it . . .

By | February 23rd, 2018|Blog Posts|

Anticipation is growing, day by day for the celebration of the Tet Holiday. The Lunar New Year is a combination of Christmas, New Year, Thanksgiving, Fourth of July, [...]

Vietnam My Capistrano

By | February 16th, 2018|Blog Posts|

The miracle of the "Swallows of Capistrano" takes place each year at Mission San Juan Capistrano in California. The birds migrate 6,000 miles from Argentina [...]

Educating Success in Kenya

By | November 27th, 2017|Blog Posts|

  Yes, we can do it! This is the shortest way to express the success of our students, who made great results on national exams [...]

Our Kindergarten is A Big Success

By | November 20th, 2017|Blog Posts|

Our work, as Franciscan missionaries, is to help the poorest of the poor around the world, and our mission in the village of Kivumu, Rwanda [...]

Kindergarten Uniforms for Our Children

By | November 20th, 2017|Blog Posts|

Now that the Padri Vjeko Kindergarten is up and running, we turn our attention to creating uniforms for our young children. The children range in [...]

Thinking Outside the Box

By | November 20th, 2017|Blog Posts|

I have been a missionary in Africa for the past twenty-seven years. What I like most about my work as a missionary is that I [...]

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