Fr Ariel Tampus SVD

A Waiting Missionary

By Fr Ariel Tampus SVD

In the January-February 2006 issue Father Ariel described his experiences as a seminarian during his two-year Overseas Training Program in Zimbabwe, where he was hoping to return. Having been denied a visa for there, he applied for one to Botswana and, a ‘waiting missionary’ no more, left for there in January.www.svdbotswana.com  is the website for the Botswana – Zambia – Zimbabwe province of the Missionaries of the Divine Word, known officially in Latin as Societas Verbi Divini, hence ‘the SVDs’ as their popular name in the Philippines.


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