from ONE

To Be a Priest
by Jacqueline Ruyak with photographs by Tivadar Domaniczky
(From ONE magazine March 2007)
What brings young Hungarians to a life of service?

If You Pray, They Will Come
text by Matthew Matuszak
photographs by Ivan Babichuk
(From CNEWA WORLD September – October 2003)
The faithful seek out Ukraine’s Studite monks who are building community with liturgy

Serving Church and Family
text by Matthew Matuszak
photographs by Petro Didula
(From CNEWA WORLD January – February 2004)
Ministry and married life fill the busy days of a Ukrainian priest

Into the Future
by Paul Wachter
(From ONE magazine November 2007)
Preparing a new generation of seminarians at an Ethiopian college

To Be a Priest in the Holy Land
text by Michele Chabin
(From ONE magazine March 2011)
Arab Catholics pursue their call to priesthood

Keeping Up With the Times
story and photographs by Peter Lemieux
(From ONE magazine January 2010)
Kerala’s churches cope with economic and social upheaval

As It Was, So Shall It Remain?
by Peter Lemieux
(From ONE magazine September 2009)
Ethiopia’s Orthodox church retools its clergy for a fast-changing world

Men in Black
text and photographs by Sean Sprague
(From Catholic Near East September – October 1999)
Lviv Theological Academy plays a seminal role in post-Communist Ukraine’s struggle to forge a new identity.

They Do Windows
by Marilyn Raschka
(From Catholic Near East March – April 1997)
Eastern Catholic seminarians in Lebanon are busy with their religious life, their studies – and living in a post-war nation.

Against All Odds: Preparing Iraq’s Priests
text and photos by Rev. William D. Corcoran
(From Catholic Near East January – February 1996)
Despite brutal, often dangerous surroundings, seminarians at the Chaldean Catholic Patriarchal Seminary of St. Peter in Baghdad are zealous in their calling.

The Church in Northern Ethiopia
by Brother Vincent Pelletier, F.S.C.
(From Catholic Near East March – April 1995)
Excerpts from a report prepared by CNEWA’s Regional Director for Ethiopia and Eritrea on his November field trip to the northern Ethiopian provinces of Welo, Tigre, Gonder and Gojam.

Holiness in the Eritrean Highlands
text by David Orr
photos by Seamus Murphy
(From Catholic Near East July – August 1995)
A visit to Debra Bizen, Eritrea’s oldest and most famous Christian monastery.

Answering the Call
text by Mariya Tytarenko with photographs by Petro Didula
(From ONE magazine November 2011)
Recently ordained priests rejuvenate Ukraine’s Greek Catholic Church

From Withdrawal to Enthusiasm in Action
photographs by Sister Christian Molidor, R.S.M.
(From Catholic Near East Spring 1988)
Religious formation begins with the deepening of faith, which continues to mature throughout active lives of service.

from News

Forming Priests in Africa’s Horn
news from ONE Magazine (15 March 2006)
The formation of priests and their ongoing renewal, CNEWA priorities in northeast Africa, topped the agenda of Msgr. Robert L. Stern’s February visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea.

from Blog Content

Picture of the Day: Praying in Palestine
In an undated photo from our archive: A seminarian prays in a church in Beit Jala, Palestine.

Picture of the Day: Seminarians in the Holy Land
Seminarian Sleiman Hassan, 24, from Fuhais, Jordan, prays after lighting a candle before mass in St. Joseph Parish in Jifna, West Bank. (photo: Debbie Hill)

CNEWA Donor Named Man of the Year
On behalf of CNEWA, Megan Knighton congratulates Gregory Oussani for being named the Salaam Club of New York's Man of the Year.

Picture of the Day: The Heart of the Matter
Seminarian Philip Chasia and his wife, Mercy, stand outside their one-room house near the campus of the Orthodox Patriarchal Ecclesiastical School in Nairobi, Kenya. (photo: Peter Lemieux)

In the Footsteps of St. Thomas: "An Environment of Grace"
Msgr. John Kozar reports on the events of the eighth day of his pastoral visit to India.

An Ethiopian Odyssey: Continuing Pentecost Today
Msgr. Kozar discusses details of his pastoral visit to Ethiopia. (24 April)

An Ethiopian Odyssey: "The Real Jewel of Ethiopia"
Msgr. Kozar discusses details of his pastoral visit to Ethiopia. (25 April)

Picture of the Day: Young Pilgrims
Young Ukrainians travel on foot and on horseback for a pilgrimage from Lviv to Univ. (photo: Petro Didula)

Picture of the Day: Catechists in Ethiopia
Capuchin Franciscans take a break from a continuing education and formation program for catechists in Bhurat, Ethiopia. (photo: John E. Kozar)

What Are You Doing for Lent?
It’s one week after Ash Wednesday. How is your Lent going?

Picture of the Day: Ethiopia’s Priests of Tomorrow
Young seminarians practice chanting in Ge’ez in Ziway. (photo: Peter Lemieux)

Picture of the Day: Light at the End of the Tunnel
A seminarian walks down the corridor of the St. Athanasius Greek Catholic Theological Institute, in Hajdudorog, Hungary. (photo: Tivadar Domaniczky)

Picture of the Day: Instruments of Faith
Greek Catholic seminarians in Hungary find some free time for socializing. (photo: Tivadar Domaniczky)

Picture of the Day: Future Priests
In 2002, we visited Armenia to report on life at the local seminaries.

90 Years, 90 Heroes:
Oleksandr Bohomaz

In 2014, in the wake of the upheavals in Kiev, Antin Sloboda from CNEWA’s office in Canada interviewed a seminarian in Ukraine.

Lebanon Day Three: Joy, Hope, Resilience
Philip Eubanks and Chris Kennedy share more thoughts from the road in Lebanon.

Picture of the Day: The New Priests of India
The Rev. Baby Karintholil of St. Thomas the Apostle Seminary in India prays with a family during a home visit. (photo: Meenakshi Soman)

CNEWA Connections:
What is Formation?
Part 1 — Priests and Religious

The current edition of ONE is focused (as the cover notes) on the subject of “Forming the Future,” so this is a good opportunity to explore just what that means and how “formation” figures in both the Church and the mission of CNEWA.

Picture of the Day: Brotherhood
Religious brothers sit in the library at St. Francis Theological College in India. Learn how India is helping form The New Priests in the current edition of ONE. (photo: Meenakshi Soman)

Where India Is Forming the Next Generation of Priests
In the current edition of ONE, writer Anubha George visits Indian seminaries where future priests are studying. Here, she offers some personal reflections on the assignment.

Picture of the Day: Visiting Home
Amir Maher, a Coptic Catholic seminarian studying in Cairo, greets Deacon Boutros Yousef Yacoub in his hometown of Al Wasta, outside of Assiut. (photo: Roger Anis)

from CNEWA Connections

From the Mailbag
(From CNEWA Connections February 2012)

Two Godsends from New Jersey
(From CNEWA Connections May 2012)

CNEWA Champs
(From CNEWA Connections AUGUST 2012)