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

Introducing The State of Children in Zambia — A Comprehensive Guide on the State of Zambian Children in 2017

Fr. Randy     Sep 20, 2017 7:29:00 AM

 

Jesus said, "Truly I say to you, unless you are converted and become like children, you will not enter the kingdom of heaven.” (Matthew 18:3)

Over the next couple of weeks, we will be sharing stories and information about our mission work in Zambia, and the ways you can help Missionhurst and our priests continue the work of...


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Hurricane Irma’s devastating effects on Haiti and the Dominican Republic

Fr. Randy     Sep 13, 2017 10:58:48 AM

Although Hurricane Irma’s damage in Haiti and the Dominican Republic is not as severe as the damage wrought by Hurricane Matthew in 2016, both countries have suffered enormous losses of crops, clean water, electricity, and housing.

Our missionaries in Haiti and the Dominican Republic are ready to do whatever it takes to assist...


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How We Can Help Those in Need in the Philippines

Fr. Randy     Aug 30, 2017 7:34:00 AM

With a population of 93 million people spread out over 7,600 islands, the Philippines is the country with the third largest number of Catholics in the world. Filipinos are well known for their faith and hospitality, but many Americans may not realize how threatened they are by terrorism, poor healthcare, and...


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3 Ways to Help Restore Hope and Healing Among the Marginalized in the Philippines

Fr. Randy     Aug 23, 2017 7:33:00 AM

In Jesus’ time, Jewish men and women who contracted Hansen’s disease (more popularly known as leprosy) were completely cut off from society, to the point where they had to live outside of towns and villages, make noise anytime they came close to those not afflicted by the disease, and were unable to attend the synagogue or...


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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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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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