Posts Tagged ‘unaccompanied child refugees’

Unaccompanied child refugees bold and resolute

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

Donald Trump’s promise to build a wall across all of the southern border is a distraction says Fr Tony O’Connor. Fr Tony is an expatriate New Zealand priest working in the parish of San Filipe de Jesus in a town on the border between Texas and Mexico. “This distracts from what is actually going on the border, especially Read more

Who says men don’t cry?

Friday, July 11th, 2014

“Who says men don’t cry?” is New Zealand Marist priest, Tony O’Connor’s initial reflection of ministering on the border of Mexico and the United States. Part of Fr O’Connor’s ministry, working in the Brownsville Texas parish, is to visit two detention centres, one for captured minor migrants and the other for captured adult migrants. Given their personal circumstance and Read more