Myanmar - Being companions to indigenous peoples
The Jesuit Companions in Indigenous Ministry meeting held in Phekon, Myanmar from September 19-24 provided its participants with fresh opportunities to reflect on their own contexts. At the end of the meeting, Philip Mang Lam, a young Chin Jesuit Scholastic shared his conviction, "Even though most people see city life as a better way of life, I believe indigenous way of life is a still a better way of life because we live in harmony with nature, with the cycle of life." Participants also felt the stories and traditional wisdom had to be remembered and shared with others and preserved for the next generation. Read more...