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

Fr. Randy     Feb 17, 2017 7:31:00 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 Netflix

Fr. Randy     Feb 8, 2017 12:41:04 PM

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

You know what else cost just $120 annually? A child's education in Haiti.

Wait. What?!


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Use #GivingTuesday to Support Women & Infants in Guatemala Who Need Our Help

Fr. Randy     Nov 28, 2016 2:09:00 PM

This #GivingTuesday, our goal is to provide concrete signs of Christ’s love to the women and children of rural Guatemala. We recently caught up with Fr. Maxi Charitable Derisseau, a CICM missionary in Guatemala and founder of  the Bethany Maternal Child Center of San Benito Lachúa, and asked him about the needs of the women,...


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3 Ways to Support Women in Guatemala This Thanksgiving

Fr. Randy     Nov 23, 2016 12:44:32 PM

While Americans are the only ones who will be celebrating Thanksgiving this Thursday, as Catholics we celebrate an even more profound “thanksgiving” (eucharistia in Greek) each time we attend Mass, whether we’re in Grand Rapids or Guatemala.

At Mass, we offer our hearts, minds, souls, and lives to Christ in thanksgiving for...


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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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