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Bearing Light to the World’s Darkest Places

How We Can Help Those in Need in the Philippines

Fr. Randy     Aug 30, 2017 7:34:00 AM

With a population of 93 million people spread out over 7,600 islands, the Philippines is the country with the third largest number of Catholics in the world. Filipinos are well known for their faith and hospitality, but many Americans may not realize how threatened they are by terrorism, poor healthcare, and...

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3 Ways to Help Restore Hope and Healing Among the Marginalized in the Philippines

Fr. Randy     Aug 23, 2017 7:33:00 AM

In Jesus’ time, Jewish men and women who contracted Hansen’s disease (more popularly known as leprosy) were completely cut off from society, to the point where they had to live outside of towns and villages, make noise anytime they came close to those not afflicted by the disease, and were unable to attend the synagogue or...

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Protecting the Orphan: How Missionhurst is Answering the Call from Isaiah 1:17

Fr. Randy     Aug 16, 2017 7:34:00 AM

One of the overarching themes in the prophetic books of the Old Testament is the importance of God’s people caring for the anawim: the widow, the orphan, and the stranger. In the ancient world, these were the most vulnerable members of society; the same can be said today, especially in countries like the Philippines. In our...

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3 Things You Need to Know About the State of Healthcare in the Philippines

Fr. Randy     Aug 9, 2017 7:33:00 AM

In the midst of the current national debate about healthcare in the United States, it can be easy to forget that, regardless of the flaws in our current system, Americans enjoy a quality of healthcare that is unheard of in developing nations like the Philippines.

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Introducing The State of Children in the Philippines in 2017 — A Comprehensive Guide on the State of Filipino Children in 2017

Fr. Randy     Aug 4, 2017 4:03:03 PM

“Jesus said, ‘Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.’” (Matthew 19:14)

Over the next month, we will be focusing on our mission in the Philippines, and the ways in which you can help Missionhurst continue the work of Christ there. We would like to introduce to you...

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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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