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Bearing Light to the World’s Darkest Places

The Season of Giving Has Arrived! Here's How You Can Help Us This #GivingTuesday

Fr. Randy     Nov 14, 2018 11:28:36 AM

It's that time of year again. The time of year when families and friends begin to gather for Thanksgiving and holiday parties, when people begin to think about their Christmas lists, and all the shops put up holiday decorations and play holiday music.

This is a time of preparation for the birth of Christ and of thanksgiving...


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A Ministry of Hope to the Sick and Elderly in Haiti

Fr. Zébédée Lobo     Nov 8, 2018 9:33:10 AM

After my ordination to the priesthood in April 2013, I was assigned as the assistant parish priest of the St. Roch parish in Grosse-Roche. Grosse-Roche is a vast village that stretches through the majestically high mountains of the Commune of Vallieres, in the North-East of Haiti.

It is only traversed by one very rocky road,...


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Why We Need Your Help to Provide Aid to Prisoners in the Congo

Fr. Randy     Oct 24, 2018 12:40:49 PM

One of the most challenging corporal works of mercy to practice is that of visiting and caring for the imprisoned. Unless your church or faith group has a prison ministry, most of us never get the opportunity to love this population of our brothers and sisters.

One of the other challenges with this kind of ministry is that it...


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Here's What We're Doing to Help Prisoners in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Fr. Ivo Vanvolsem     Oct 17, 2018 2:36:00 PM

“How can one go back into his mother`s womb and be born again?”

Nicodemus famously asked Jesus this question in the Gospel of John, in response to Jesus telling him that he must be “born again” to enter into God’s kingdom.

This is the foundation of our pastoral commitment at the Central Prison of Kananga, in the Democratic...


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Learning About Love From Mama Clotilde

Laurent Khonde Badia     Oct 11, 2018 12:10:34 PM

At times it feels that our world has become like a Darwinian model of “survival of the fittest.” I sense a level of indifference to the plight of many of the “lesser” among us. It reminds me of the elephant who crushes the little chick that happens to walk the same road––only the strongest increases his way. Meanwhile, many...


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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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