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Holy Trinity, Alabama: Fields, Forests, and a Fulfilling Faith

MeadWestvaco Corporation runs a large plant just down the road from our mission in Holy Trinity, Alabama. A recent newsletter article featured the mission, which takes part in the company’s Cooperative Forest Management program. Following are excerpts from the article by Ashley Smith, in which she interviewed our Fr. Gary Banks, S.T. “Driving along rural … more

Ash Wednesday Brings 10,000+ in Coachella

Our Lady of Soledad Church in Coachella, California, took a unique approach to celebrating Ash Wednesday this year. “There are several big celebrations during the year that draw more faithful than our church can hold,” says Fr. Guy Wilson, S.T., the pastor. “So this year we initiated Lent by celebrating Ash Wednesday services in the … more

First Nubian Union Legend award is presented to Father Steve Giorno, S.T.

Father Stephen Giorno, S.T., pastor of Christ the King Church, Jersey City, New Jersey, was among those honored with the first Nubian Union Legend award on December 3rd. The Nubian Union is a collaboration of two local non-profit organizations working together to enhance community empowerment and cultural exchange in three counties in northeast New Jersey. … more

Brother Andres Rivera, S.T., shares migrant ministry experience

Brother Andres Rivera, S.T. serves at Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Parish in South Tucson, Arizona. Last month he accompanied a Franciscan Brother and a lay woman to a small town on the border between Arizona and Mexico. Together, they ministered in various ways to the men and women migrants traveling through the desert. Follow this link … more

Georgia pastor interviewed about our new Pope!

Pastor of St. Joseph Parish, Bainbridge, Georgia,  for more than three years, Fr. Rudy Breunig, S.T., was recently asked to share his thoughts about our new pope. Follow this link to read his interview with reporter Carolyn Lamon from The Post Searchlight newspaper.

Fr. Charlie leaves vocation ministry after 25 years!

After 26 years on the job, Fr. Charlie Gordon, S.T., is handing in his notice as one of the Community’s Vocations Director. After a Mass of Celebration last month, Fr. John Edmunds, S.T., General Custodian of the Missionary Servants, presented Fr. Charlie with a plaque in recognition of his long standing dedication and commitment. “The … more

A priest’s determination to rescue gang-bangers

Follow this link to watch a short video created by Fr. Enrique Arango, ST who is missioned in Costa Rica, about Fr. Alexis Zuniga, ST who is working with Honduran gang members to lead them to a better life.

Br. Nsom attends 2nd African National Eucharistic Congress

Br. Nsom Kindong, a native of Cameroon and a student in our post Novitiate in New Jersey, recently participated in the second African National Eucharistic Congress (ANEC) convened by the National Association of African Catholics in the U.S. (NAACUS). The congress, held in Bethesda, Maryland gathered African Catholics throughout the U.S. to reflect on the … more