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

Words of Thanks to Supporters from Missionhurst Communities Around the World

Fr. Andre     Jan 30, 2019 8:51:00 AM

Dear Friends of Missionhurst,Happy New Year! At the beginning of this year, allow me to thank each of you for your care, compassion and generosity towards our missionaries and the people they serve throughout the world.

Please know that your prayers and generosity through this past year were an overwhelming blessing for all of...


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A Passion for Education: Laurette's Story

Fr. Anaclet Mukendi Mpunga     Jan 23, 2019 8:27:00 AM

The village of Bois de Laurence is located high on a mountain in Northeast Haiti, with a scattered population of about 20,000. It is a poor and remote region, lacking any meaningful infrastructure or resources. What makes Bois de Laurence special are the people. Pride runs deep in the community, and the people retain hope in...


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Hope in the Bateyes of the Dominican Republic

Fr. Paul Mbuyi Kasonga     Dec 5, 2018 7:53:00 AM

In the Dominican Republic, the very poor “company towns” made up of Haitian migrant sugarcane workers and their families, are called bateyes. The barracks in the bateyes house migrant workers who harvest (or used to harvest) sugarcane; they are usually wooden slat, cinderblock, and corrugated tin shanties. There is no running...


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Four Ways YOU Can Help Change the Lives of Those We Serve in Guatemala This Easter Season

Fr. Randy     Apr 25, 2018 7:36:00 AM

The beautiful Central American country of Guatemala is replete with colonial architecture, Mayan cultural influences, and the Catholic faith, but it is not an easy place to live for the majority of its citizens. Guatemala still suffers from the scars inflicted by its own civil war in the 1950s and 60s, in which the state army “


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

Fr. Randy     Apr 18, 2018 7:28:00 AM

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 the mothers who attempt to raise, protect, and care for their children, the young faces of the future.


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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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