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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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The Upward Battle Against Poverty, Sex-Trafficking, and the Government in Mongolia

Fr. Randy     Feb 26, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Even though Mongolia has improved in so many ways since 1992, it still continues to struggle.

The country is sparsely populated and has little arable land. It is ranked 103th out of the 166 countries on the UNDP’s Human Development Index.

Despite difficult rural and urban living conditions and a 29.8% national poverty rate,...

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The Trials of Raising One of the Youngest Catholic Churches in the World

Fr. Randy     Feb 19, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Imagine being a missionary in the cold, northern country of Mongolia where the Catholic faith has not stepped foot in hundreds of years.

The land where the warlike Genghis Khan led the Moguls is as rough as its forbearers.  With long, cold winters where the weather sometimes drops below negative 22 degrees Fahrenheit, it is...

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Give Them Something To Eat Yourself (Matthew 14:16)

Prosper Mbumba     Jan 8, 2016 10:09:00 AM

Somebody once asked me how many loaves and fish did Jesus multiply. I failed the “test”.

I could only defend myself by arguing that what matters about the multiplication of loaves is not the numbers, but the lesson Jesus intended to give. And, definitely, it was not a mathematic lesson on “multiplication,” anyway!

Indeed, of...

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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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