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Fr. Dave Domingues, MCCJ

Liturgy and mission, religious rituals and life are held together by an inseparable bond. To break it would render our rituals thoroughly lifeless and our mission, an impossible task.


In This Issue


‘Missional’ worship and ‘worshipful’ mission

Understanding the connection between worship/liturgy and mission helps one to understand them individually, particularly the meaning of worship in an age of mission.

The image and practice of a worship-shaped mission

The recovery of continuity between worship and mission has its impact on how mission is imaged and practiced. The Church’s mission turns into an encounter with the mystery of God and with the Unknown…

The shape of a mission-driven liturgy

God’s mission runs through the Church’s liturgy and defines it outwardly by breaking open the ritual onto life.

A Pope’s Plea

During his recent trip to Mexico, Pope Francis once again weighed-in on the debate about migrants. While governments are concerned about granting civil and legal status to the migrants, the Holy…

Last rite, last right

For someone who was born to a wealthy family and rose to fame as an award-winning actor and filmmaker, Kyaw Thu has a comfortable life anyone in Myanmar would envy. However, despite his stature,…

Jesus is Olchekut-supat!

The liturgy is rich in signs and symbols that can help not only in catechesis and devotion but in attracting non-believers to the Catholic faith. It is in this regard that liturgy can be inculturated…

Hungry for beauty

This is the incredible adventure of a humble Italian priest who became the founder of one of the largest Catholic movements of renewal in the world: Communion and Liberation. Born in a working class…

Of chairs and thrones

Chairs represent a role, a vocation that one has to fulfill in his or her earthly life. Throughout salvation history, we have been witness to chairs being vacated and filled, according to God’s plan.…

An essential bond

Liturgy and mission, religious rituals and life are held together by an inseparable bond. To break it would render our rituals thoroughly lifeless and our mission, an impossible task.


World Touch


Eucharistic Congress: Mirror of evangelization

The International Eucharistic Congress, scheduled for this January in the Philippines, will be a "mirror" for the Church in Asia to see its evangelization efforts. This was a reflection shared in the…

Economic success excludes millions of people

Bangladesh has made significant strides in socio-economic development in the past few decades. Poverty fell from 49% in 1990 to 24.7% in 2014, according to the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. During…

First African Superior General

The Comboni Missionaries gathered in Rome for their General Chapter last September. At the end of the almost one month meeting, they elected a new General Superior of the Congregation – Fr. Tesfaye…

Transition talks

Aung San Suu Kyi and Myanmar’s influential parliamentary speaker have met for key talks to outline how the country will move from decades of military rule towards democracy after landmark polls this…


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