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Sent: A Blog of Catholic Missionaries
Bearing Light to the World’s Darkest Places

Featured Missionary Story: Fr. Stanley [Video Interview]

Fr. Stanley     Oct 19, 2016 9:13:38 AM

“It’s not easy to be a missionary, you know? And it’s not because of the food; it’s not because you might live in a village and have to go down to the street to bathe, and then you have blackouts maybe 8 hours a day...all of that. That’s not the hard part.

The hard part is when you have difficulty communicating, when you don’t...

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Hundreds of Haitians Affected by Hurricane Matthew — Here’s How You Can Help!

Fr. Randy     Oct 7, 2016 12:35:16 PM
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Six years ago, Haiti suffered from a devastating earthquake, from which the poorest nation in the Caribbean has still not recovered.

This morning, we awoke to the news that 300 (and counting) of our Haitian brothers and sisters were killed when Hurricane Matthew made landfall yesterday. Not only are most...

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Loving the Oppressed in the Philippines: An Interview with Fr. Jean Eddie

Fr. Jean Eddie     Oct 5, 2016 9:23:00 AM

Fr. Jean Eddie, currently a missionary in the Philippines, first came to know the Missionhurst order when he was in minor seminary in his home country of the Congo. The Cardinal of his diocese was a member of ICM and the young Fr. Eddie was inspired by his holiness, so much so that when it came time to choose an order, he knew...

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An Interview with Fr. Dundu Ananias: Living Missionally in Indonesia

Fr. Dundu     Sep 28, 2016 9:58:00 AM

Imagine trying to spread the Gospel in a country where Christians are not only the religious minority, but where the law of the land makes it difficult to even build a proper church building.

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Five Ways to Improve Health Care in the Philippines

Fr. Randy     Aug 31, 2016 9:39:06 AM

What comes to mind when you think of the Philippines? Perhaps it is the storied hospitality of the Filipino people, or the fact that over 86% of its population identifies as Catholic, or the largest World Youth Day in history was held there in 1995. In any case, “health care crisis” is probably not the first thing that comes...

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About This Blog

Missionhurst Missionaries build Catholic communities in frontier situations: places where the gospel is not preached or lived. This blog is about their work in the four corners of the globe, and their holistic work in four areas of focus: relief and healthcare, socio-economic development, education, and pastoral work.

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