Posts Tagged ‘St Francis Xavier’

Saint Mother Teresa named as Kolkata’s patron Comments 0

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

Saint Mother Teresa has been declared a co-patron saint of the Archdiocese of Kolkata, where she dedicated her life to the poorest of the poor. The Vatican declared her a patron of the city on Wednesday. “We are very happy the Archdiocese of Kolkata has declared her as its patron, acknowledging her great work for Read more

Nagasaki 69 years after destruction Comments 0

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

After a typhoon chased us across the main island of Japan, my family and I found ourselves marching in the rain up a long hill in the middle of Nagasaki in search of the Urakami Cathedral. With the approaching 69th anniversary of the atomic bombing here in 1945, we felt a sense of awe and Read more