Category Archives: Institute of the Incarnate Word – IVE – Syria

Syrian University Students Targeted in Homs Attack

Rome, January 23, 2015 (Zenit.org) University students in Homs were the target of a terror attack that left 15 people dead and at least 50 injured, according to a priest based in the city when the blast took place. The car … Continue reading

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What does it mean to be a missionary in Syria today?

Many times people have asked us: Why are you in that mission? Why do you go there? Even the locals ask us, ‘What inspires you to come here? Many of us would like to leave from here. Your congregation has … Continue reading

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Syria: ‘Worse Than Arms Are the Preachers of Violence’

Apostolic Vicar of Aleppo Discusses City’s Present Situation and Breakdown of Law and Order By H. Sergio Mora RIMINI, August 28, 2014 (Zenit.org) – The armed occupation of Syria by Islamic State militants is not the worst thing to happen … Continue reading

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The Patience of God and the Impatience of Men

The situation in Iraq is very similar to that of Syria. This is a chronicle of p. Luis Montes missionary Institute of the Incarnate Word in Baghdad. You can visit his blog: http://friendsofiraq.verboencarnado.net Please, pray for us! Missionaries of the … Continue reading

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“KEEP GOING FORWARD IN THE MISSIONS”

Dear Friends, When we passed through Rome on the way to our home countries, we had the gift of being able to greet Pope Francis. It was on a Wednesday during the General Audience. St. Peter’s Square was packed with … Continue reading

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Thank you! You have made us feel that we are at Christmas!

Dear All: Although we are delayed by a few days –you know the “technical” inconveniences of this mission– we write a few lines to wish you happy feasts! We thank all of you for the greetings that you sent us! … Continue reading

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Even the most difficult needs that these people face do not make them give up!

Dear all: Although it was some time ago that we wrote this chronicle, now that we have internet connection, we would like to share it with you. It is very cold in Aleppo. We have just a few hours of … Continue reading

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