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Interview with Fr. Rico Almedilla Talisic 


During the lockdown due to the pandemic, seafarers have played a vital role in the global supply chain and global trade flow. One of the distinctive traits of the apostolate of Stella Maris has always been visiting ships with closeness to the seafarers and fishers. How is the assistance changing at the moment? What is the situation specifically in Cape Town? The Stella Maris ministry of visiting seafarers and fishers onboard ships has changed dramatically. Before the Covid-19 Pandemic, the Chaplain and ship visitors were normally most welcome onboard. We have felt the hospitality of seafarers and their joy in welcoming us inside the [...]

Interview with Fr. Rico Almedilla Talisic 2021-07-20T15:00:47+00:00

”Migrants and Pilgrims as our Ancestors” – Meet our Speakers: Rosita Milesi


    Sr. Rosita Milesi has Brazilian and Italian citizenship. She is a member of the Congregation of the Missionary Sisters of St. Charles Borromeo - Scalabrinians, which she joined in 1964. She is a lawyer, enrolled in the Brazilian Bar Association under n. 11.334, having graduated in Law at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul. She was responsible for the implementation of the Scalabrinian Center for Migration Studies, created by the Congregation of the Scalabrinian Sisters in 1988. She founded, in 1999, the Migrations and Human Rights Institute (IMDH), institution of which she is the current President. [...]

“Migrants and Pilgrims as our Ancestors” – Meet our Speakers: Rosita Milesi2021-07-20T14:46:05+00:00

”Migrants and Pilgrims as our Ancestors” – Meet our Speakers: Pat Murphy


    Fr. Pat Murphy, c.s. is currently in his eight year as Director of the Casa del Migrant in Tijuana (a house for migrants and refugees). He was born in New York City in 1952.  He did his seminary studies in New York, Chicago and Toronto.  He graduated from Dominican University, River Forest, Illinois in 1974 with bachelor’s in psychology and in 1979 completed his Masters in Divinity at the University of Toronto. He also received a Masters in Pastoral Studies from Loyola University in Chicago in 1985.   Fr. Pat has been a member of the Missionaries of St. [...]

“Migrants and Pilgrims as our Ancestors” – Meet our Speakers: Pat Murphy2021-07-22T14:06:14+00:00
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