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

Brother Robert Dixon

Brother Robert Dixon, cicm, is a United States native who joined Missionhurst-CICM in 1970 and was sent to work in Brazil in 1977. Brother Robert has worked extensively with initiatives regarding the sick & disabled, at-risk infants, and, in addition to parish work in diocese of Itabira (southeastern Brazil), he is currently involved with an initiative for the elderly.

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Striving to Love and Serve the Lost, Broken-Hearted and Marginalized of Brazil

Brother Robert Dixon     Mar 30, 2016 7:30:00 PM

Beginning in the mid 1980’s the Catholic Church in Brazil confronted the widespread problem of infant mortality and malnutrition through the initiation of a specific Children’s Ministry.  

Enhancing basic infant nutrition and hydration, and reducing respiratory and other common childhood diseases were among the major...


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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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