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Sent: A Blog of Catholic Missionaries
Bearing Light to the World’s Darkest Places

Supporting HIV and AIDS Victims in Zambia: An Interview with Fr. Wilfreddo Sabarillo

Fr. Randy     Nov 9, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Fr. Wilfreddo Sabarillo, more affectionately known as “Pops” (because he was the eldest in his seminary class), is a native of the Philippines serving the poor in Zambia, Africa. Initially, he assumed his new home would be similar to the Philippines, but due to cultural differences like food, language, and family customs, it...


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Loving the Oppressed in the Philippines: An Interview with Fr. Jean Eddie

Fr. Jean Eddie     Oct 5, 2016 9:23:00 AM

Fr. Jean Eddie, currently a missionary in the Philippines, first came to know the Missionhurst order when he was in minor seminary in his home country of the Congo. The Cardinal of his diocese was a member of ICM and the young Fr. Eddie was inspired by his holiness, so much so that when it came time to choose an order, he knew...


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Five Ways to Improve Health Care in the Philippines

Fr. Randy     Aug 31, 2016 9:39:06 AM

What comes to mind when you think of the Philippines? Perhaps it is the storied hospitality of the Filipino people, or the fact that over 86% of its population identifies as Catholic, or the largest World Youth Day in history was held there in 1995. In any case, “health care crisis” is probably not the first thing that comes...


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Featured Missionary Story: Meet Fr. Geraldo

Fr. Randy     Jun 30, 2016 1:54:24 PM

Since 1998, Fr. Geraldo has served as a Missionhurst priest with a personal calling to fight against child abuse and neglect. Today he serves at the Sunflower Children’s Center in the Philippines. This is his story.

I was born in 1966 in Minas Gerais, Brazil. My father and mother managed to send all four of us children to...


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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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