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MERCYSTORIES

Sharing works of mercy 

Our blog features stories from projects around the world that are changing the amount of love, truth, well-being and opportunity that enter into the lives of marginalized children.

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The Magic of Working with Children in Need of Special Protection

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

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Witch Children, Corruption and tractors -Offering Help, Hope and Healing in the Democratic republic of Congo

Dear friend, what good is a tractor without gas?

This question offers a great analogy for what the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is experiencing right now.  On one...

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Impact Stories from Missionhurst’s Work in Guatemala

It is painful to talk about “extreme poverty.”

It is painful to talk about anything “extreme” in Guatemala. Yet this is precisely the situation our missionaries face every...

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Why We Need School Sponsors: An Interview with Fr. Bavon

Recently, we sat down with Fr. Bavon, the pastor of the only Catholic parish in Bois de Laurence, Haiti. We asked him to share his experience as a native Congolese serving...

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The Women and Children of Guatemala Need You. Here's Why.

In every society, women and children are the most vulnerable. Violence, lack of access to education, homelessness, and acute poverty all affect the stability and health of...

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A Passion for Education: Laurette's Story

Laurette likes to start the beginning of each class day by singing and making music. She knows that combining enjoyment with educational activities has a great impact on...

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Our Story

MercyWorks is an initiative sponsored by Missionhurst CICM that is dedicated to bringing dignity to the world’s most marginalized children by meeting their most basic educational and health care needs. Our projects include everything from building schools in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to providing proper medical care to infants in Guatemala. Learn more about our story and the Missionhurst CICM here.