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

What It Means To Be A Missionary in 2017

Fr. Hoet     Jul 19, 2017 1:20:20 PM

I was a missionary in Haiti for forty-seven years (1967-2014) and during this time my notion of mission evolved. My change in perception has prompted me to want to share my reflections. 

Mission is certainly no longer what it used to be for many people at the time of the colonization—to convert pagans or, later, to bring the...


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Fr. Charles Named New CICM Superior General

Fr. Randy     Jul 12, 2017 7:29:00 AM

Very Rev. Charles Phukuta Khonde, CICM until then the USA CICM Provincial Superior, has been elected as the New CICM Superior General.


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Featured Missionary Story: Fr. Francis Nsapo

Fr. Randy     Nov 2, 2016 12:23:42 PM

State-sponsored violence, material poverty, learned helplessness, and lack of access to decent education and healthcare for children and families--these are just some of the obstacles that Fr. Francis Nsapo and his fellow missionaries face in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Fr. Francis, a native of DRC who has been a part...


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Featured Missionary Story: Meet Fr. Geraldo

Fr. Randy     Jun 30, 2016 1:54:24 PM

Since 1998, Fr. Geraldo has served as a Missionhurst priest with a personal calling to fight against child abuse and neglect. Today he serves at the Sunflower Children’s Center in the Philippines. This is his story.

I was born in 1966 in Minas Gerais, Brazil. My father and mother managed to send all four of us children to...


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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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