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Bearing Light to the World’s Darkest Places

3 Meaningful Ways You Can Pray for Our Missionary Efforts in Asia

Fr. Randy     Mar 16, 2016 5:41:50 PM

 

“Hear my prayer, Lord; let my cry for help come to you” - Psalm 102:1

Jesus, Paul, and Abraham.  What did they have in common?  Intercessory prayer. Throughout scripture each would cry out to God on behalf of the apostles, members of their community, and those in need of mercy.  

This prominent theme still remains a vital...


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Evangelism Starts with Friendship: How Missionhurst is Spreading the Gospel in Japan

Fr. Randy     Mar 9, 2016 8:00:00 PM

Missionhurst shares its trials and strategies for bringing Christ to one of the most challenging missionary countries.

Even though religion is not very important to the Japanese culture, Japan is very important to the Missionhurst missionaries.

Our charism is to “go out to the whole world; proclaim the Gospel to all...


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How Can You Introduce Christ into a Culture That Doesn’t Know What Faith Is?

Fr. Randy     Mar 2, 2016 11:15:32 AM

On Christmas Day in Japan, one in three Japanese citizens will walk past Christmas trees and storefront Santas to go to Kentucky Fried Chicken and order what they happily consider the traditional American “Christmas Chicken” meal.

For their wedding day, over 60% of Japanese brides and grooms are planning “Christian style”...


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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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