Gary Smith, SJ, a Jesuit priest of the Oregon Province, has lived among and ministered to the poor since 1969. He recently spent eight years living and working in the poverty-stricken Old Town section of Portland. He is currently working with the Jesuit Refugee Service in Uganda.
A moving account of a missionary in Africa. They Come Back Singing explores the question “what is most important in life” in an inspiring story of the connections Smith forged as a missionary to the refugees in Africa.