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Bearing Light to the World’s Darkest Places

Examination of Conscience: A Soul Searching With Jesus Christ

Fr. Montecalvo     Jul 26, 2017 7:42:00 AM


Many people wonder: How can we have a close relationship with God? The truth is, our relationship with Him depends on the intensity we experience with humanity. As humans, we require intimacy in our relationships. We need intimate moments such as spending quality time together, giving and receiving gifts, performing acts of...

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What It Means To Be A Missionary in 2017

Fr. Hoet     Jul 19, 2017 1:20:20 PM

I was a missionary in Haiti for forty-seven years (1967-2014) and during this time my notion of mission evolved. My change in perception has prompted me to want to share my reflections. 

Mission is certainly no longer what it used to be for many people at the time of the colonization—to convert pagans or, later, to bring the...

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Fr. Charles Named New CICM Superior General

Fr. Randy     Jul 12, 2017 7:29:00 AM

Very Rev. Charles Phukuta Khonde, CICM until then the USA CICM Provincial Superior, has been elected as the New CICM Superior General.

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Witnessing the Risen Christ in the Dominican Republic

Fr. Kevin M. Saministrado     Jun 23, 2017 7:32:00 AM

In the Bible, we read of people whom Jesus brought back to life: Jesus restored Lazarus to life after he had been dead for several days (John 11, 38-44); and out of compassion for the widow of Nain, he raised her son from the dead during a funeral procession (Luke 7: 11-17). But these resurrections were only temporary; both...

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The Victory of Life Over Death in Zambia

Fr. Pedro Ruquoy, CICM     Jun 14, 2017 7:34:00 AM

Almost fifty years ago, I traveled to Italy for the first time. I was finishing high school and my classmates and I visited several Italian cities: Rome, Venice, Florence, Pisa, and Naples. While we were in Naples, we visited the ancient Greek temple of Paestum.  Among the ruins, I remember vividly a painting on the tomb of a...

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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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