Articles from Third Ministries!

 

Missionary Blog
0
Missionary Blog
0
by Marco Svoboda 04/13/2017
Part 3:  ChallengesApologies for the long delay in writing the third part of this series but we are in the middle of an ongoing strike which has resulted in closed schools and blocked access to the internet.  Nonetheless daily life has continued, albeit differently than was originally expected.Despite...
Part 3:  ChallengesApologies for the long delay in writing the third part of this series...
Part 3:  ChallengesApologies for the...
Missionary Blog
0
Missionary Blog
0
by Marco Svoboda 12/23/2016
Despite only being here for a few months, one of the ways I have felt quite “blessed” is the sense of community with which working at CATUC and living here on the archdiocese grounds has filled me with.  My experience here in Cameroon so far might actually be better described as a sense...
Despite only being here for a few months, one of the ways I have felt quite “blessed”...
Despite only being here for a few months,...
Missionary Blog
0
Missionary Blog
0
by Marco Svoboda 11/21/2016
For my first part I will start with some of the observations that I believe are unique to Cameroon; or at least it is only here that I have seen them.  Despite the terrible road conditions, I have come to see that public transportation in Cameroon is quite efficient.  What I would describe...
For my first part I will start with some of the observations that I believe are unique...
For my first part I will start with some...
Missionary Blog
0
Missionary Blog
0
by Marco Svoboda 11/07/2016
 It is Cultural Dress Day today at CATUC and I snuck in to work using my California Culture wear.  Beside me is Mr. Paul Vincent Etogo Jr., wearing a very stylish suit from Ghana!  He is my co-worker and Cameroonian friend that is ensuring my enculturation goes smoothly!...
 It is Cultural Dress Day today at CATUC and I snuck in to work using my California Culture...
 It is Cultural Dress Day today at CATUC...
Missionary Blog
0
Missionary Blog
0
by Marco Svoboda 11/01/2016
Hello friends, Classes have now started at the Catholic University of Cameroon, Bamenda (CATUC) and I am truly enjoying meeting so many of the students!  Despite the difference in culture and multiple decades since I completed my undergraduate degree, many of the challenges are basically the same....
Hello friends, Classes have now started at the Catholic University of Cameroon, Bamenda (CATUC)...
Hello friends, Classes have now started...
Missionary Blog
0
Missionary Blog
0
by Marco Svoboda 10/04/2016
I hope all is well back in California; certainly life in Cameroon is going well and I am learning many things about African culture. I want to share about a skill that I am almost convinced Cameroonians are given at birth.  This skill does not discriminate as I have seen young, old, men, women,...
I hope all is well back in California; certainly life in Cameroon is going well and I am learning...
I hope all is well back in California; certainly...
Missionary Blog
0
Missionary Blog
0
by Marco Svoboda 08/29/2016
  Ok, so I think you all will appreciate my first hours in Cameroon.  No sooner was I leaving the airport and having my first conversation with Fr. Bibi, the Chancellor of the Archdiocese of Bamenda, when he said “I am going to pull over and get some wine because after such a long time...
  Ok, so I think you all will appreciate my first hours in Cameroon.  No sooner...
  Ok, so I think you all will appreciate...
Missionary Blog
0
Missionary Blog
0
by Marco Svoboda 08/15/2016
  Wow, it’s here!  Formation program complete, remaining items placed in storage, doctor appointments finalized, vaccines received, malaria pills stocked up, bags mostly packed and then ... a mild panic attack … “OMG, I’m really going!”OK, once that passed...
  Wow, it’s here!  Formation program complete, remaining items placed...
  Wow, it’s here!  ...
Missionary Blog
0
Missionary Blog
0
by Marco Svoboda 04/21/2016
  This is Marco signing onto my first blog ever!  So apparently my adventurous spirit (which I am going to “blame” my parents for, hee, hee) and God’s call are leading me to a new chapter of my life.  For several years now I have been interested in doing missionary...
  This is Marco signing onto my first blog ever!  So apparently my adventurous spirit...
  This is Marco signing onto my first...