Columnists/Father Robert Haas
Updated: June 7th, 2013
BIFF ROCHA, Diocesan Director of Global Mission
Friday, 07 June 2013
Editor’s Note: Father Robert Haas is being treated for health issues at the Mill Creek Rehabilitation Center in Galion. During Fr. Haas’ recovery, Biff Rocha, diocesan director of Global Mission, is writing this column. Having recently attended the annual gathering for directors of the Pontific...
BIFF ROCHA, Diocesan Director of Global Mission
Friday, 03 May 2013
Editor’s Note: Father Robert Haas is being treated for health issues at the Mill Creek Rehabilitation Center in Galion. During Fr. Haas’ recovery, Biff Rocha, diocesan director of Global Mission, is writing this column. Now that Easter Sunday h...
FATHER ROBERT HAAS
Friday, 01 March 2013
Last month we talked about being a missionary right here at home. And we took one of the corporal works of mercy and gave examples of how to be a home missionary. Let’s take one of the spiritual works of mercy, say instructing the ignorant, and app...
FATHER ROBERT HAAS
Friday, 01 February 2013
Often when we think of the missions we envision a far away country, but there are plenty of home missions to be concerned about in our own backyards. In fact, the vast majority of us will never travel to another country to do mission work. We might s...
FATHER ROBERT HAAS
Friday, 04 January 2013
How many times have we heard the Gospel story of the man born blind who when Christ asked him what he wanted of Him, replied, “Lord, that I may see.” Being blind would certainly be a difficult cross to carry through life. But did you ever think ...
FATHER ROBERT HAAS
Friday, 07 December 2012
I suspect many of us occasionally get requests in the mail from various missionary orders asking for Mass intentions for their priests. It never hit home for me until recently, when I received an emai...
FATHER ROBERT HAAS
Friday, 02 November 2012
Many of us might remember grade school and the Holy Childhood Association. For $5 you “adopted and got to name” a child in a mission country. I remember vying with my brother Bill, a year ahead o...
FATHER ROBERT HAAS
Friday, 05 October 2012
Sunday, Aug. 5, of this year marked the dedication of the new St. Charles Lwanga Cathedral for the Diocese of Kahama, Tanzania. Father Joseph Sekere, a priest of that diocese now serving at Lexington ...
FATHER ROBERT HAAS
Friday, 07 September 2012
Jan. 9, 2012, marked the 150th anniversary of the death of the Society of the Propagation of Faith founder, Pauline Marie Jaricot. At the age of 18 in 1817, partially inspired by her older brother who...
FATHER ROBERT HAAS
Monday, 02 July 2012
Most of us are aware of our parishes holding summer Bible camp, vacation CCD, or whatever we call it, to help children grow in the understanding of their faith. The same is needed and practiced in mis...

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