from ONE

One-on-One
by Greg Kandra
(From ONE magazine November 2011)
Interview with Msgr. John E. Kozar

Focus
by John E. Kozar
(From ONE March 2012)
Images from the world of CNEWA

from News

Msgr. Kozar Uplifted by Faith of Middle East Christians
Catholic News Service (29 December 2011)
JERUSALEM (CNS) — Christians in the Middle East show “overwhelming faith,” but many also express fear, said the president of the Catholic Near East Welfare Association.

CNEWA President on Indian Vocations
Catholic News Service (16 March 2012)
WASHINGTON (CNS) — Vocations to the priesthood and religious life in India’s two Eastern Catholic communities are strong and a sign that the missionary spirit of St. Thomas the Apostle flourishes, said the president of the Catholic Near East Welfare Association.

from Blog Content

One-on-One with Msgr. Kozar
Some outtakes from our One-on-One interview with CNEWA president, Msgr. Kozar.

Journey to the Holy Land: Arriving in Lebanon
Msgr. John Kozar shares his impressions and thoughts on his maiden visit to the Middle East as CNEWA's president.

Journey to the Holy Land: Light and Life in Lebanon
Msgr. John Kozar reports on the events of the second day of his pastoral visit to the Middle East.

Journey to the Holy Land: Water Life
CNEWA President Msgr. John Kozar reports on day three of his pastoral visit to the Middle East, focusing on water-related aid projects.

Journey to the Holy Land: Jordan, a Land of Refuge
Msgr. Kozar reports on the further developments of his pastoral visit to the Middle East.

Journey to the Holy Land: Blessings From Bedouin Jordan
Msgr. Kozar reports on the further developments of his pastoral visit to the Middle East: The Italian Hospital and Immaculate Conception Melkite Greek Catholic Church.

Journey to the Holy Land: Jordan, the Real Deal
Msgr. Kozar reports on the further developments of his pastoral visit to the Middle East: Mt Nebo, Madaba, and more!

Journey to the Holy Land: On To Galilee
Msgr. Kozar reports on his pastoral visit to the Middle East: after concluding the Jordanian leg of the journey, he and Father Guido travel to Israel.

Journey to the Holy Land: Galilee
Msgr. Kozar reports on his pastoral visit to the Middle East, sharing his experiences in Galilee.

Journey to the Holy Land: See How They Love One Another
Msgr. Kozar reports on his pastoral visit to the Middle East, including visits to the Notre Dame of Jerusalem Center and Greek Orthodox Patriarch Theophilos III.

Journey to the Holy Land: Arriving in Bethlehem
Msgr. Kozar reports on his pastoral visit to the Middle East, including his visit to the Ephpheta Institute and the Pontifical Mission Library.

Journey to the Holy Land: A Refuge in Bethlehem
Msgr. Kozar reports on his pastoral visit to the Middle East, including his visit to Aida Refugee Camp, Taybeh, and more.

Christmas in the Holy Land
Msgr. Kozar concludes his pastoral visit to the Middle East, celebrating Mass with Archbishop Fouad Twal, visiting the place of Christ's birth, and more!

Picture of the Day: A Passage to India
The Syro-Malabar Church in Palayur, Kerala features the largest statue of St. Thomas in the world, and depicts the boat landing where he arrived in India. (photo: Sean Sprague)

In the Footsteps of St. Thomas: Welcome to India
Msgr. John Kozar reports on the events of the first two days of his pastoral visit to India.

In the Footsteps of St. Thomas: Reaching Out to the "Untouchables"
In this photo taken in 2007, Tomy and Elsama Runnanthanamy are seen by their family's hut. Thanks to a house building project funded by CNEWA and implemented by Diocese of Kottayam Social Services in villages of Wayanad district, Kerala, they

In the Footsteps of St. Thomas: Riches Among the Poor
Msgr. John Kozar reports on the events of the fifth day of his pastoral visit to India.

In the Footsteps of St. Thomas: India’s Future Priests
Our schedule for today featured just one pastoral visit, but it was one filled with great content and meaning.

In the Footsteps of St. Thomas: On to Ernakulam
Msgr. John Kozar reports on the events of the seventh day of his pastoral visit to India.

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.

In the Footsteps of St. Thomas: Where It All Began
Msgr. John Kozar reports on the events of the ninth day of his pastoral visit to India.

In the Footsteps of St. Thomas: Journey's End
Msgr. John Kozar reports on the events of the 11th and final day of his pastoral visit to India.

"You're Welcomed with Big Smiles"
CNEWA President Msgr. John E. Kozar spoke with Catholic News Service recently about his pastoral visit to India.

Picture of the Day: On the Road in Petra
A young Bedouin traveling by donkey through the ancient city of Petra, Jordan. (photo: John E. Kozar)

Picture of the Day: A Monsignor Behind the Camera
Msgr. Kozar captured this image of a sister at the Italian Hospital in Kerak, Jordan, during his visit to the Holy Land last December. (photo: John E. Kozar)

Picture of the Day: Steps for Success
Residents of Palai Girls' Town in Kerala perform on stage. (photo: John E. Kozar)

An Ethiopian Odyssey: Warm Welcome
Msgr. John Kozar reports on the events of the beginning of his pastoral visit to Ethiopia.

An Ethiopian Odyssey: Breaking Bread, Sharing Faith
Msgr. Kozar discusses details of his pastoral visit to Ethiopia. (21-22 April)

An Ethiopian Odyssey: The Challenges of the Church
Msgr. Kozar discusses details of his pastoral visit to Ethiopia. (23 April)

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)

A Special Visitor from India
Bishop Yoohanon Mar Chrysostom of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Eparchy of Pathanamthitta, left, visits with Msgr. John Kozar at CNEWA's New York office. (photo: Erin Edwards)

Taking a Breather in Rome
Two weeks ago, Msgr. Kozar, president of CNEWA, attended several key meetings in Rome, including the ROACO general assembly.

Take Five: Five Inspirational Stories
Msgr. Kozar takes a stroll with a nun at the Atse Tekla Ghirogis School in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (photo: CNEWA)

Picture of the Day: CNEWA Family in Ethiopia
Msgr. Kozar met with CNEWA office staff in Addis Ababa. Left to right, Tazanesh, a sponsorship clerk, Megnote, an accountant, Rahel, a receptionist and Meseret, a sponsorship clerk. (photo: CNEWA)

Picture of the Day: "A Window into the Soul"
A child plays at the Godano Institution, a home for abused girls, women and their children. (photo: John E. Kozar)

Picture of the Day: A Musical Welcome
A marching band of special needs young adults welcomed Msgr. Kozar during his visit to the parish of St. Thomas in Kanamala, Kerala, India. (photo: John E. Kozar)

Msgr. Kozar Joins Pope in Lebanon
Tom Gallagher of the National Catholic Reporter interviews CNEWA President Msgr. John E. Kozar on the pope's visit to Lebanon.

A Messenger of Peace and Hope
Msgr. John Kozar reports on the events of the first day of his trip to Lebanon for the pope's pastoral visit.

Messenger of Peace: The Pontiff Arrives
Today is the day that millions of people in Lebanon and the Middle East have been waiting for.

Messenger of Peace: "Holy Father, Help Us to Be One Church"
Msgr. John Kozar reports on the events of his trip to Lebanon for the pope's pastoral visit.

Messenger of Peace: Communion and Love
Msgr. John Kozar reports on the events of his trip to Lebanon for the pope's pastoral visit.

Picture of the Day: Pressing Issues
Last December, Monsignor John Kozar visited olive processing mill in Kobayat, Lebanon during his pastoral visit to the Middle East.

Picture of the Day: Ethiopia's Catholics
A priest and devotees of the Ge'ez Catholic Eparchy of Emdibir gather after celebrating the Divine Liturgy at St. Anthony of Padua Cathedral in Emdibir, Ethiopia. (photo: John Kozar)

Into the Deep: An Exhortation to the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church
On Saturday, 17 November, CNEWA’s president, Msgr. John E. Kozar, addressed a missionary conference in Delhi, India.

Picture of the Day: Joy in Jordan
Msgr. John Kozar captured a lovely moment at Our Lady of Peace Center outside Amman, Jordan, just before Christmas.

Picture of the Day: Reasons to Smile
Msgr. John Kozar caught this charming smile during his visit to the Kidane Mehret Children's Home in Ethiopia in April 2012. (photo: Msgr. John Kozar)

CNEWA in Rome
Carl Hétu describes the recent reception CNEWA co-hosted in Italy.

A Word from the President
Msgr. Kozar reflects on the papal resignation.

Picture of the Day: “God Loves Everyone”
Msgr. Kozar visits with children at St. Anthony's Dayssadan, a home for children with physical disabilities run by the Preshitharam Sisters in India. (photo: CNEWA)

Picture of the Day: A Place Called Mercy
A sister with her young friend at the John Paul II Peace Center in India. (photo: John E. Kozar)

Picture of the Day: Let Us Pray
Msgr. John E. Kozar, CNEWA's president, celebrates Mass in our New York offices for the intentions of our donors. (photo: CNEWA)

Picture of the Day: Witnessing a Resurrection in Ukraine
Children take part in the dedication of the new cathedral in Ukraine. (photo: John E. Kozar)

Before I Leave for Bethlehem…
Msgr. John E. Kozar, CNEWA's president, celebrates Mass in our New York offices for the intentions of our donors. (photo: CNEWA)

Spring in Our Step: A Video Preview of ONE
Msgr. John E. Kozar, CNEWA's president, introduces the Spring edition of ONE.

Picture of the Day: The Cardinal and the Queen
Near the start of his visit to Jordan yesterday, Cardinal Timothy Dolan pauses at a shrine dedicated to the Virgin Mary. (photo: John E. Kozar)

Msgr. Kozar in Ukraine
On Saturday, CNEWA President Msgr. John E. Kozar participated in a pilgrimage to Zarvanytsia, Ukraine. There, he spoke before a crowd of hundreds, sharing a message of solidarity with those suffering in this time of war.

from CNEWA Connections

United in Prayer
(From CNEWA Connections AUGUST 2012)


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(From CNEWA Connections DECEMBER 2012)