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Bearing Light to the World’s Darkest Places

The Eucharistic Enthusiasm of the Haitian People: One Missionary's Account of the First Communion

Fr. Adrian Louie Z. Atonducan, CICM     May 31, 2017 7:32:00 AM

This Easter, I was asked to go back to the parish in Haiti where I was assigned as an intern (while in seminary) while the pastor, who was also my former field supervisor, went home for his vacation.  With hope and joy, I accepted the task, and was especially blessed to be able to preside over the first communion celebrations,...

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Here’s How You Can Bring Hope to 20 Haitian Families this Easter Season

Fr. Randy     Apr 5, 2017 7:31:00 AM

For many, the Easter season is a time of hope and praise. It is a time of celebration and reflection upon the blessings we have been grateful enough to receive. For those living in Delmas, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, these things, along with Easter, seem very far off.

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Understanding the Impact of $10 in Bois de Laurence, Haiti

Fr. Randy     Mar 1, 2017 7:31:00 AM

If you’ve been following along with us as we explore the beautiful community of Bois de Laurence, Haiti, you know that for $10 a month, you can give a child the gift of a year of education at St. Jean Bosco school. What you may not know is that you can also give them meals to eat, clothes to wear, provide much-needed extra...

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Laurette’s Story: How St. Jean Bosco School Changed Her Life

Fr. Randy     Feb 22, 2017 7:31:00 AM

As any teacher will tell you, the task of forming young minds and hearts is not an easy one. It involves long days of being “on,” trying desperately to instill a love of the truth in one’s students and long nights of grading and planning. There are students who seem to soak up knowledge like a sponge, and some, who seem at...

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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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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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