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

Youth: Caretakers and Protectors of Nature

Emery E. Mwako     Aug 24, 2016 10:00:00 AM

It's time to react, “Young people demand change.”

That is our final feeling at the end of our Youth Summer Ecology Camp 2016. Four days in a row we were analyzing the theme “Kabataan: Kinaiyahan, Bantayan ug Ampingan” (Youth: Caretakers and Protectors of Nature).

We aimed at three goals: First, pastorally to help the young...


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Building the Church in Cameroon — An Appeal from Fr. Tselele

Fr. Randy     Aug 24, 2016 9:30:00 AM

“I am fighting to save lives, and I need your help!”

These are the desperate words that I received in a letter recently from Father Pamphile Tselele, CICM, one of our missionary priests in the Archdiocese of Yaoundé, Cameroon, Central Africa.  He is the pastor of Our Lady of Loreto Parish there.

The story he tells about the...


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The Magic of Working with Children in Need of Special Protection

Fr. Geraldo Costa     Aug 17, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Our SLU-Sunflower Art Camp is a special project for children in need of special protection, which usually happens every other summer.

This summer, we joined 35 boys from four different institutions at the SLU-Sunflower on the Hill in the CICM Bukal ng Tipan, Maryhill Retreat Center. As always, the camp was a carnival of...


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Field Report: Understanding our Relief and Health Care Work Around the World

Fr. Randy     Aug 10, 2016 10:00:00 AM

It is easy to look at our world, with all of its violence, poverty, disease, and lack of respect for human dignity and wonder, Where is God in all of this? We so easily forget that Christ established the Church so that we, as His body, could go out into the world to be ambassadors of his love in the midst of sin and suffering....


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Introducing the Front Lines Newsletter

Fr. Randy     Aug 5, 2016 9:00:00 AM

We are happy to announce that we are launching a weekly newsletter that will provide our friends and supporters with up-to-date news about missionary efforts around the world. This newsletter is one way that we aim to fulfill the Great Commission that Jesus gave to his disciples before he ascended into heaven:

“Go, therefore,


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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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