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    We spent Easter literally in the air, on four different airplanes. From Brussels to Milan. From Milan to Istanbul. From...
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Landing in hot Manila

We spent Easter literally in the air, on four different airplanes. From Brussels to Milan. From Milan to Istanbul. From Istanbul to Kuwait. And from Kuwait to Manila in the Philippines. When we were asked...
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Children know how to express solidarity!

The space in front of the altar in the chapel of Slovenian pastoral center in Brussels was filled with children. Priest Dr. Zvone Štrubelj, who runs the center for four years now, had prepared a...
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Letter of thanks from Ukraine

We have spent a month in Ukraine. A fortnight in Kiev and another fortnight in Odessa. You may read our posts from Ukraine here. At time, we’ve been collecting funds for a night shelter for homeless in...
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Compassion makes us human

I believe that in our crazy world with so much pain, rivalry, hatred, violence, injustice and pressure around, there are poor, the rejected and marginalized people who can become the source of life and salvation...
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Valentine’s Day in Naples

“In Napoli ?!” Franca, Silva’s Italian language teacher at the Ark in Rome has marveled grimacing. “Why did you want to go there? You should take her at least to Capri for a Valentine’s day… ” Well, Naples might...
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The last chapter of Betzata

Today we are leaving Betzata, a community where we spent almost two months. There are many things which we will be taking with us – in our internal backpacks, where we keep our impressions, memories...
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Last year’s Journey

December 31 2016, at 10 PM… Together we sat at the table after having a splendid New Year’s Eve dinner in a relaxed atmosphere, anticipating the New Year. Like every year, our boys and girls have...
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Community, Born in Prayer

One morning we were sitting at the table at breakfast and the mood was particularly lively. Obviously, as it was only a few days before Christmas, which is especially eagerly awaited at Lithuanian Ark. ‘Santa Claus carries gifts...
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