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Bearing Light to the World’s Darkest Places

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

Fr. Randy     Nov 15, 2017 7:40:00 AM

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 as a missionary in Haiti, particularly his work as president of the St. Jean Bosco school. When listening to Fr. Bavon, it’s difficult not to be moved by...


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How to Change a Haitian Child’s Life with What You Spend on Amazon Prime

Fr. Randy     Nov 9, 2017 7:45:00 AM

Most of us don’t think twice about spending $10 a month on subscription services like Amazon Prime, Netflix, or Spotify Premium. $120 just isn’t a ton of money — most of us don’t even notice it coming out of our bank account, especially when we spend it over the course of a year.

You know what else cost just $120 annually? A...


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Help Provide Education to Children in Haiti This Thanksgiving Season

Fr. Randy     Nov 7, 2017 3:54:01 PM

#GivingTuesday is one of the biggest global giving days of the year. It occurs on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving which follows two of the biggest shopping events of the year, Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

This #GivingTuesday we are in need of 28 sponsors to support 28 of our students at St, Jean Bosco School in Haiti for $10...


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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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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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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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