Missionary Brothers: A Choice for Life

Missionary Brothers: A Choice for Life Brother Enrico Meregalli, PIME, lays his hands on the head of an Indian woman. Like Bro. Felice, Bro. Meregalli uses his carpentry skills to help the people of his mission. Today, the missionary brothers of PIME operate in starkly different contexts, but every one of them puts their professional […]

Servant of God

Servant of God Even in “retirement” Bro. Felice prayed fervently to his “Dear Madonna” for favors for the people of the Missions. by Fr. Giovanni Musi (Postulator General of PIME)From the careful reading of his autobiography and his numerous letters which Brother Felice Tantardini has written to relatives and friends; by depositions of witnesses interviewed […]

The Story of A Happy Missionary

The Story of A Happy Missionary Bro. Felice introduces himself to a young member of the Akha Hill tribe in Myanmar. “Felice” means happy in Italian; a prescient choice for Bro. Felice, a man who was happy in name and in deed. From the Valsassina valley to the forests of Myanmar: The human and spiritual […]

Peace in Myanmar

Peace in Myanmar Rohingya refugees gathered for food aid at the Balukhali refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh on October 19, 2017. Assistance, rehabilitation, and resettlement of refugees are the goals of the latest government initiative which included thousands of people at an interreligious event called by Aung San Suu Kyi. Cardinal Charles Maung Bo […]

Boko Haram: The War on Education

Boko Haram: The War on Education Refugees standing in a Bakassi refugee camp. Millions of people have been displaced by the terrorist militia Boko Haram in Nigeria.  Ongoing violence perpetrated by the extremist group Boko Haram in Northern Nigeria has led to the closure of thousands of schools. Fifty-seven percent of these closures are in the […]

Muslim Courage in Mindanao

Muslim Courage in Mindanao Members of Armed Forces of the Philippines patrol in Marawi, the Philippines, on October 17, 2017. The following is an open letter from Fr. Sebastiano D’Ambra, PIME Missionary who has been engaged with the Silsilah movement for dialogue between Christans and Muslims in the Philippines for decades. In relation to the […]