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

Protecting the Orphan: How Missionhurst is Answering the Call from Isaiah 1:17

Fr. Randy     Aug 16, 2017 7:34:00 AM

One of the overarching themes in the prophetic books of the Old Testament is the importance of God’s people caring for the anawim: the widow, the orphan, and the stranger. In the ancient world, these were the most vulnerable members of society; the same can be said today, especially in countries like the Philippines. In our...


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3 Things You Need to Know About the State of Healthcare in the Philippines

Fr. Randy     Aug 9, 2017 7:33:00 AM

In the midst of the current national debate about healthcare in the United States, it can be easy to forget that, regardless of the flaws in our current system, Americans enjoy a quality of healthcare that is unheard of in developing nations like the Philippines.


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Introducing The State of Children in the Philippines in 2017 — A Comprehensive Guide on the State of Filipino Children in 2017

Fr. Randy     Aug 4, 2017 4:03:03 PM

“Jesus said, ‘Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.’” (Matthew 19:14)

Over the next month, we will be focusing on our mission in the Philippines, and the ways in which you can help Missionhurst continue the work of Christ there. We would like to introduce to you...


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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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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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