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“Make of the world one family”

Xaverian Mission
Volume 65 - No. 2 | May 2017 Newsletter
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Fr. Mark’s Message ............................ 2
Rosaries for Bangladesh ................. 3
Crosses in Heaven and on Earth .... 4
“God Bewteen the Lines” ................... 5
Tribute to Fr. Bob Maloney SX .... 6-7
“Helping Hands” ............................... 8-9
World & US Province News ....... 10-11

Novice Bob Maloney SX is “shovel ready” to help
build the Xaverian Community in the US.
Love Beyond Boundaries

EXERCISE DAILY. WALK
WITH THE LORD!
Xaverian
Missionaries Dear Mission Friends:
Provincial Headquarters
12 Helene Court Recently it came to mind Jesus’ incident of
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org for figs… You may recall also Jesus’ words: “By its
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may belong to, to the poor and needy around us, what good fruits are we
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also a more balanced and wholesome person.
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Fr. Carl Chudy SX Did I feed my soul today?
Fr. Alejandro Rodríguez Gómez
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Fr. Tony Lalli SX faith and hope by reaching out and loving concretely the people the Lord
Fr. Rocco Puopolo SX
Fr. Aniello Salicone SX
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Rosaries for
Bangladesh
Dear Friends in the Rosary Makers Group,

Sorry I am so late in thanking you for your gift.
Indeed Fr. Frank Grappoli some time ago had
sent to me a small box full of rosaries. We are
distributing them little by little, particularly to
women.

Since I direct the NSCTC (National Social
Catechetical Training Centre) of the Catholic
Church of Bangladesh, every month we have a
number of people coming in from all over
Bangladesh for one training or the other. These
are the occasions in which we distribute your
rosaries.

This is a formation center for Christians, and as
such prayer has got priority in all the forma-
tion activities we organize. The rosary is a way
to learn how to pray. Besides the activity here
at the center I try to follow a number of villag-
es about a 100 kilometers to the South of
where I live (Jessore). These are places where I
run small schools for Rishi children, former out-
casts still living to the margins of Bangladeshi
society.

These are all Hindu and considered somehow
as second class citizens, a bit less than full
human beings, if not in theory, then certainly
in the practice of discrimination they are sub-
jected to. Their children study with difficulty
and often are married off at an early age. My
attempt is to keep them at school as long as
possible, helping financially their families.
Needless to say, this is the activity which I like
most, but which I follow as a second job, being
busy with the running of the Centre here in
Jessore. Well this is, in short, what I am doing
here in Bangladesh. Thank you again for your
gift. Do please remember Bangladesh and the
Rishi people in your prayers.

Wishing you every blessing!
With gratitude,
Fr. Sergio Targa SX

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Crosses in Heaven and on Earth

O
n this side of the equator, when the magnet of
night pulls down the last sunbeam, the sky
shows its stars differently. So here in the middle
of the Savannah, on the banks of the great river
Zambezi, we do not search for the Polar Star, but the
Southern Cross, the constellation of reference in the south-
ern night sky. On nights without electricity, I have laid
down in front of the house to observe, loyal as ever in its
location at the foot of the street, the Milky Way Galaxy.
“A cross there in heaven and many crosses here on this
earth,” I thought. There in the sky, a cross made of stars.
Here on Earth, however, endless crosses made of faces, of
loneliness, selfishness, indifference, of fear, injustice,
silences and accomplices.

BLESSED BY HEAVEN, PILLAGED BY
MEN
There is the cross of our people, that for a year have suf-
fered the drought and hunger and now hope for the first
rain.

There is the cross of families smothered by an inflation
that last year climbed 50% for food.

The cross of women like Maria, whose husband decided to
marry a second wife a few weeks before the baptism of
their two children.

The cross of those affected by conflict, who although this
recent truce may be slim, welcome home their children,
husbands or fathers whether they are in the Mozambican
army uniform or with the opposition parties.

The cross of the bereaved for family members kidnapped
and killed by death squadrons related to government.

There is the cross of this blessed land plundered by those
who gut forests, take away coal, gas and minerals, leaving
the native population mired in misery, while the bank
accounts of the ruling elites and foreigners in the capital
city swell.
Fr. Andrea Facchetti SX

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A Journey in Interfaith
Dialogue:
God Between the Lines
By Fr. Carl Chudy SX
(First of three installments)

“G
od between the lines” is something I borrowed from
a study done by the Xaverian Asian Study Center.
Literature was selected from four Asian countries
marveling at the universal human experience of God across the
pluralism of their cultural milieus. It also speaks well of my own
journey with the divine, transcendent Lord “between” faiths
and cultures across three continents and in the extraordinary
diversity of the American scene. My sabbatical this year is to
reflect on this journey in search of God “between the lines,”
and to consider what shape my future contribution to the con-
gregation takes.
Three pivotal experiences have greatly shaped my present tra-
jectory in dialogue. The first was a significant experience I had
while working in the Philippines. The second is how I continue
to deepen the evolving Catholic tradition on dialogue through
interaction with others. Third, i we have been expanding the
dynamics of interfaith dialogue beyond traditional faiths to also
include atheism, secular humanism, and the unaffiliated.
While working 13 years in the Philippines, with little exposure
to Islam there, I began to understand with surprising depth, the
centrality of interfaith dialogue. In the early 2000’s many men
were killed in a campaign against farmers seeking more rights.
Their wives and mothers responded by holding a hunger strike
in front of the Department of Agriculture. Fifteen days into the
hunger strike, weak and lying on cots under a plastic canopy
alongside the highway, a local Muslim chaplain and I were asked
to provide some spiritual consolation to this religiously mixed
group of women who did not know what the future would hold.
Both he and I agreed that it would be simple. We would both
read from our sacred texts, pray to God (Allah) for protec-
tion, and then visit each woman and have a quiet conversation
with them. After our respective prayers, we spent the rest of
the afternoon talking in quiet whispers, hunched over these Fr. Carl Chudy SX in the Philippines and with the Imam of the
frail, brave women. I realized in interfaith worship, our com- Masjid e Basheer in Framingham, Massachusetts (Islamic Soci-
mon prayer to God to bring justice to the poor and consolation ety of Framingham, MA)
to the grieved hit at the belief and passion of us all, Christian
and Muslim. Furthermore, it was a balm of healing we could
only carry together to this valiant community. I knew from that time forward, my energies would be about gathering
that same kind of collaborative spiritual healing and revitalization to confront the cancers that afflict our world in
the name of justice and peace, the Kingdom of God. President of Hartford Seminary, Dr. Heidi Hadshell states: “The
world has grown sufficiently small, the problems that we share across the globe are sufficiently large and common...
While plural in so many wonderful ways, morally the human family is one.”
(To be continued)

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Another Milestone!
Fr. Augusto Luca SX, celebrated his 100th Birthday on April 17, 2017. He
is still going strong, as you can see, living at our Mother House in Parma
Italy. He missioned in Japan for 15 years after World War II. He was on
our General Council later. He is an author of many books, especially on
our Founder, St. Guido Conforti, whom he knew personally. Fr. Augusto
recalls an encounter with St. Guido: “I knew him as a child in the last
year of his life while I was in the sixth grade at a school of the Xaverians
in Vicenza. One afternoon he came to see us and he spoke personally
with each of the boys who entered the school that year. I remember he
was very kind.” Fr. Augusto and Fr. Bob are inspirations to us all!
A History of Service!
In
the mid 1940’s the Xaverian Missionaries were establishing
themselves in the USA at their new Holliston Community in the
Archdiocese of Boston, welcomed by the very missionary minded
Archbishop Richard J. Cushing. Archbishop Cushing knew of the
work of the Xaverians in China and supported them financially. Those were
dangerous times as Mao Zedong marched across China. A number of stories of
heroic witness of some of our confreres appeared in the Boston Archdiocesan
Newspaper, The Pilot, one of which caught the imagination and spirit of a
young Bob Maloney of Lawrence Massachusetts. Bob was prompted to write to
our community because of these stories, and ‘the rest is history.’
On June 8, 1957 Fr. Bob Maloney was ordained in his home parish in Lawrence,
as the first US Xaverian Missionary. In those early days our community was only
present in Holliston, so Bob’s seminary years were in the Boston area. After
ordination he was sent to Rome to study Missiology. He was then assigned to
Bangladesh, known as East Pakistan in those years. He became the founding
principal of St. Paul Secondary School in Shelabunia. Those early years were
challenging with the Bangladesh independence movement afoot and brewing
tension between religious factions. But through it all, Fr. Bob pieced together
an educational institution that still thrives today.
He returned to the USA in the mid-1960s and was named Rector of our philosophy and theology student
community in Milwaukee. At the time he was also vice provincial. In late 1967 the provincial, Fr. Angelo Frosi, was
named Apostolic Administrator and later Bishop of the diocese of Abaetetuba, Brazil, necessitating Fr. Maloney’s
move as the new provincial to our recently opened provincial house in Wayne, New Jersey.
Fr. Bob brought a new energy and focus to that leadership role. He had a powerful experience of the global
Xaverian Community and was able to reflect the particular gift that St. Guido Conforti is for us in the USA by
connecting the many people and places where our confreres work that make us who we are as a global community.
He initiated a creative addition to our graduate studies program, an overseas internship which afforded our
students of theology a significant period of time in the Missions to confirm their path to missionary priesthood.
In 1971 Fr. Bob was elected Vice General of the whole Xaverian Community and served in that capacity under
Superior General Bishop John Gazza for a term and then was elected to be the Vice General once more when Fr.
Gabriel Ferrari was elected General Superior in 1977. His home was Rome once again. One of Fr. Bob’s greatest
contributions to our worldwide community was the sensitivity and respect to the diversity of cultures and
backgrounds of our growing family as we welcome young men from all of the continents where we find ourselves
serving. We have moved from a mono-cultural community to a multicultural community within his years in
leadership.
In 1983 Fr. Bob returned to the USA to enjoy a well-deserved sabbatical. At the end of that year he was elected
Provincial and was in office for three terms, ending 25 years of community leadership in 1993.
Fr. Bob then came back to where he started―Holliston―and became the Rector of the community. His business
experience in sales before he joined our community gave him the impetus for the renovation of our gift shop at
our Shrine. He researched and wrote a book on US born Mother Celestine Bottego, the woman who, together with
Xaverian Fr. James Spagnolo, founded the Xaverian Missionary Sisters in 1945. He knew Mother Bottego personally
and held her in high esteem. So, Fr. Bob undertook special projects, drawing from his experience, travels,
research, curiosity and great love for the community and our Founder, Archbishop now Saint Guido Conforti.
In June of this year Fr. Bob reaches this mile marker: 60 years a Xaverian Missionary Priest. We thank God for
the gift that Fr. Bob has been for us and we continue to discover the blessings that his presence and wisdom has
offered our Church and our world. Caritas Christi Urget Nos! The Love of Christ propels us beyond ourselves, our
borders, and more. Simply put we could just say “reach out!” This is a very fitting scripture image from St. Paul
that was a favorite of our Founder, Saint Guido Conforti, and also reflects who Fr. Bob has been for us. A man
with a mission beyond what we know and where we are. Congratulations on your 60th Anniversary.
Thank You!
Photos opposite page: (left column): Fr. Bob, first on the left, as a novice in 1952 at the Petersham
Novitiate; at the General Chapter in 1971 (circled in upper left); seated in the center at a US Provincial
Chapter in the 1960’s; (right column) Fr. Bob seated in the center at a Provincial Chapter in the 1980’s; ~Fr. Rocco Puopolo SX
Fr. Bob at the 2012 Provincial Chapter and seated with friends at a Holliston Mission Banquet
Xaverian Spirituality

St. Guido Conforti’s “Crucifix”;
Painting by Fr. Angelo Costalonga SX

Helping Hands
By Fr. Alex Rodriguez SX
“Shush, Don’t talk!” That was the recurrent phrase I heard after my minor surgery. For Prayer moves
those who don’t know me, they may think: ‘How rude!’ But for those who know me, you
may be wondering: ‘How on earth could he be quiet?’ The truth is that was a challenge, mountains, lifts
still it helped me to consider possibilities that I never took into consideration before.
For example, what would I do if I were not able to speak ever again? the broken, heals
Of course, that was an impossible thing due the nature of the surgery and to the good
care and attention of my doctor. Nonetheless, I was wondering how it would be possible hearts, and
for me to spread the good news of salvation if I were not able to speak again. I could
not help but to reminiscence on what Paul wrote: sustains and
“Now I rejoice in my suffering for your sake, and in my flesh I am filling up what is gives life to
lacking in the afflictions of Christ on behalf of his body, which is the church” (Col
1:24). those who are
This, in turn, leads me to our tradition of intercession. Of course, we know that Jesus hopeless.
Christ is our intercessor and that his offering is what makes real the New Covenant with

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The Power of Prayer

God. Yet, we have to remember that the community
of saints in heaven also intercedes for us.

“Another angel came and stood at the altar,
holding a gold censer. He was given a great
quantity of incense to offer, along with the
prayers of all the holy ones, on the gold
altar that was before the throne. The smoke
of the incense along with the prayers of
the holy ones went up before God from the
hand of the angel” (Rev 8:3-4).

And we can intercede for each other.

“Pray for one another, that you may be
healed. The fervent prayer of a righteous
person is very powerful. Elijah was a human
being like us; yet he prayed earnestly that it
might not rain, and for three years and six
months it did not rain upon the land. Then
he prayed again, and the sky gave rain and
the earth produced its fruit” (Jas 5:16-18).

Praying gives the opportunity to offer to God pleas,
praise, and adoration, but it also gives us the
opportunity to present in front of God the needs
of others, even without uttering words. It is an
opportunity to supplicate to God for those who have
to endure calamities, war, famine, exile… It is an
opportunity to implore the mercy of God for those
in despair, our beloved ones, the terminally ill, and
even for those for whom we are willing to give our
lives. At the end, the only thing we can do is to pray
and trust. Prayer moves mountains, lifts the broken,
heals hearts, and sustains and gives life to those
who are hopeless.
All the same, we ought to become people close to
God who, through their supplications, can let the
bounty of God fall upon those for whom we pray. In
the words of our founder, St. Guido Ma. Conforti:

“[Our] personal union with Christ, the
missionary of the Father, the center of
our life, the source and inspiration of our
thoughts, love and actions, [has to help
us to express] a spirit of living faith that
enables us to “see, love and seek God in
all, and intensifies our desire to spread his
Kingdom everywhere.” – C3.

Our prayer, then, is not only for our benefit, but also
for the benefit of others. People like you and me
who are struggling to understand their relationship Photos (from the top): Fr. Alex with Active Catholic Teens in Service (ACTS) Racine
with God, and need a helping hand. WI 2017 Easter Vigil Lock-In; Elected to the US Provincial Council in 2016; Presiding
at an “Alive in You” event at Marquette University in 2016

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World Mission News

World Mission News Digest

Child labor in Africa Border Mass Rice harvest in Bangladesh

AFRICA/MOZAMBIQUE separation of families when parents are repatri- shorter winters, average temperature increases,
ated, leaving children totally defenseless. The final the loss of land due to flooding, the loss of
More than one million child
workers”
destiny is the path of adoption, when in reality agricultural production, infertility of the soil,and
they have a father and mother, but with the only an increase in soil salinity.
Maputo (Agenzia Fides) - The Mozambican ‘crime’ of not having the US citizenship of America,”
government has denounced the poverty and The most affected sector is agriculture, the
stated the Archdiocese of Mexico. “We cannot be backbone of the economy which depends on
minimum salary of 1,400,000 working children indifferent to the current situation. It is necessary
in the Country. During the presentation of a the natural rainfall for the production of rice
to act with courage. Before the terror of Trump’s and other crops. Seventy percent of the nation’s
survey on child exploitation, carried out by the administration, the Catholic Church, on both sides
Eduardo Mondlane University, the authorities population will suffer heavy negative effects
of the border, appeals to union.” The Bishops of on their income, with consequences of food
requested a list of hazardous jobs in order to Texas and Mexico are providing quality services to
protect children. According to the study data, insecurity and malnutrition.
migrants in terms of spiritual, legal, material and
44% of children and adolescents consulted said family support, and maintain a constant presence At the same time cyclones are stronger and
that the majority of child labor is concentrated in the centers and shelters for migrants from more frequent causing severe storms: people
in illegal trade and 14% work to help the the southern border of Mexico and the United living in the affected areas lose their livelihoods.
family. About 12% of those interviewed said States. In this atmosphere of mistrust and betrayal, In recent years landless and marginalized farm-
they work in bars and restaurants, 11% in churches have become the only safe haven for mi- ers, deprived of alternative means of income
family fields, 6% in the fishery sector and grants which can give them guarantees to protect have increased. This vast population migrates to
5% in domestic activities. In Mozambique, the their legal rights.” urban areas and works in the clothing industry
minimum working age is 18, however, the where they receive very little salary. Often
Labor Law provides that one can start work at ASIA/BANGLADESH women and children remain in the villages,
15 years of age. The commitment of Caritas Bangladesh with the elderly: they are the most vulnerable.
to coping with climate change Caritas Bangladesh has initiated awareness
AMERICA/MEXICO programs at Community levels, social groups,
Dhaka (Agenzia Fides) - Bangladesh Caritas is
The Church on the situation of mi- forums, and vocational training in agriculture
grants: “legal, political and social working to address the issues of climate change.
to help people face the consequences of climate
solutions are no longer ‘an option,’ Bangladesh is a country on a river delta, flat
change.
they are ‘imperative’ issues,” land and not much higher than sea level. Climate
Mexico City (Agenzia Fides) - “Due to the change is a threat especially for the 19 coastal
executive orders of President Donald Trump, districts. If the sea level rises by one meter, 30%
a hostile environment of insecurity, uncer- of the total area of Bangladesh would be flooded
tainty and terror has been created concerning permanently, generating over 30 million potential
thousands of people who are accused of being “climate refugees.”
criminals just because they are in a condition Climate change is bringing drastic alterations
of ‘irregular’ immigration. The implementation that result in irregular rainfall, temperature rise,
of these measures produces disastrous results of

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USA Communities News

News from our USA Communities
Xaverian Mission
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JUNE 2017
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Comic Books!
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HOLLISTON MA
www.facebook.com/xmfestival
“Interfaith Journey With Mary” Provincial Assembly
The centennial celebration of the apparitions The US Province of the Xaverian Missionaries
Game Booths - Face Painting - Clowns - Bouncing Castle & More for Kids!
Bake Sale - Hamburgers - Brats - HotDogs - Italian & Polish Sausage - Corn on the Cob - Ice Cream - Popcorn - Beer - Soda & Wine of Our Lady of Fatima continues at the Shrine. will be meeting at the Divine Word Retreat
Devotion to Our Lady of Fatima has strength- Center in Techny IL for 5 days in May to
ened millions of believers worldwide. The plan for the future of the Province and
XAVIER KNOLL Xaverian Missionaries are offering a monthly prepare for the upcoming General Chapter.
FRANKLIN WI program throughout the year at Our Lady of
Fatima Shrine, that presents the love, devotion, A highlight of the gathering will be a pre-
Come one, come all to the annual Mission sentation on the Congregation’s commitment
and wisdom of the Blessed Mother as she has
Festival. We are re-vamping the prize to Interfaith Dialogue given by Fr. Luciano
touched deeply those of other faiths, as well as
selections for this year’s festival games. We Mazzocchi SX.
our own.
are developing a “redemption tent,” where Fatima Shrine Pilgrimages The community will participate in discus-
participants can pick the prize they want Many communities throughout the Northeast sions on interfaith and intercultural out-
based on the number of tickets they win sponsor pilgrimages to the shrine to honor the reach and dialogue facilitated by Fr. Adolph
while playing the games. We hope this will Blessed Mother during the summer months. Menéndez SX and Fr. Carl Chudy SX.
make the games a bit more competitive and Fatima Days
a lot more fun. Also, we have a couple of From May 13th to October 13th we have the
new bands this year. The very popular Eddie yearly FATIMA DAYS (May 13th, June 13th, July
Butts Band will headline on Saturday evening 13th, August 13th, September 13th and October
and the delightful WhiskeyBells, a vintage 13th). The schedule for the days will be:
country/folk revival band on Sunday.
6:30 p.m. Praise Songs to Mary
Join the Xaverian Missionaries for fellowship,
family fun, delicious food and great music. 7:00 p.m. Liturgy of the Eucharist
~ Linda Gonia 8:00 p.m. Outdoors Candlelight Rosary with
prayer of the Hail Mary in the different lan-
For up to date information on
guages of the participants
events please consult the individual 8:45 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Fraternal Agape in the Fr. Tony Lalli SX and Fr. Bob Maloney SX
community pages on our website: Shrine Hall (coffee, tea, cookies etc...) have a private discussion during a past
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