AT THE END OF THE 2ND MONTH

It’s with great pleasure that I write this note, evidently exited that we have reached at the end of our 2nd month’s presence in the land of Taiwan and indeed in the diocese of Hsinchu. To be realistic, this might sound to you rather funny since two months are practically no time to be exited […]

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“NEW BIRTH???”

“Truly, truly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it bears much fruit” (Jn 12:24). Nicodemus said to Him, “How can a man be born when he is old? He cannot enter a second time into his mother’s womb and […]

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cansados pero contentos

Nos dejó el calor bochornoso. Adiós, nos vemos el próximo año. Pero apareció un nuevo compañero  de viaje. El cansancio mental. Y es que intentar meter en tu mente este idioma tan difícil y extraño no se puede hacer sin adoptar a este nuevo amigo. ¿Cómo es este nuevo amigo? Imagínate. Después de dos horas […]

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CONSOLATA MISSIONARIES STATISTICS

For purposes of general information to our esteemed readers who are not well conversant with our Congregation, especially for those in Asia, the following statistical information could be of great importance. The purpose of this is to help our readers come to know us better as we enter into a mutual understanding of the same […]

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“ROME WAS NOT BUILT IN A DAY”

I fondly remember a chat I had with a friend some time back referring to the present generation vis-à-vis life’s commitments today. I quite remember him say the following: “In my opinion, the NOW generation’s biggest fault is a lack of patience to get things done; and when it comes to their own businesses – […]

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Il primo giorno di scuola

Ebbene sì, è arrivato anche per noi il momento di iniziare lo studio della lingua cinese. La prima volta che mi han detto che sarei partito per Taiwan m’è venuto male: il Cinese? Con quella lista infinita di disegnini da imparare a memoria? E come farò? Il bello è che siamo in tre e quindi […]

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OPENING OF A MISSION

On 2nd September we, P. Eugenio, Mathews and Piero, left Italy for South Korea in view of entering officially in Taiwan on the 12th September. This would then be the historical date in which the Consolata Missionaries would formalize their presence and consequently open their new mission in Taiwan. God is great! On the 12th […]

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