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Monday, 15 October 2012 10:03

Twin priests inspired by Vietnamese "Boat People"

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Fr Kevin O'Neill, his twin brother Columban Peter O'Neill and his sister Kate O'Neill, Province Leader for Our Lady of the Missions in the Philippines are featured in a story from the Sydney Archdiocese Catholic Communications office. 

The O'Neill family in Geelong were part of an organisation that welcomed Vietnamese refugees. Once a month a young Vietnamese would stay with the family for the weekend. These weekend encounters over a period of 4 to 5 years transformed the lives of Fr Kevin, Fr Peter and Sr Kate to work in overseas missions for the voiceless - prison inmates, migrant workers, street children and drug addicts in Asia.

Read the full story from the Catholic Communications office of the Sydney Archdiocese here.