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

A Day of Pastoral Care at Our Malawi Christian Mission

Fr. Peter Koh     Mar 25, 2021 9:00:30 AM

The message came in just past 6 pm. An active Catholic had died in one of our outstations. The burial would be the following day. They wanted to know — could a priest come to celebrate the funeral mass?

When I saw the message, I did not hesitate to respond positively.

It was only later that


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Featured Missionary: Fr. Kevin and His Service in the Dominican Republic

Fr. Randy     Apr 12, 2019 9:12:00 AM

Fr. Kevin has been apart of the Missionhurst community since 2005 and particularly focuses his missionary on refugee support and relief. Today he serves in the Dominican Republic and works with the many undocumented Haitians there helping them to attain citizenship and grow in their identity as children of God.


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Finding Missionary Joy in Post-Apartheid South Africa

Fr. Emmanuel Luamina     Mar 13, 2019 8:43:00 AM

My first three years of pastoral work in eastern Cameroon were spent as a diocesan youth chaplain.  I was involved with at-risk youth during my years of ministry in the CICM formation house in Cameroon as well.  Each of these experiences awakened in me a passion for the spiritual mentoring and attentiveness needed to work with...


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Let the Little Children Come to Me: The Importance of Mission Outreach to Young People

Fr. Andre     Feb 20, 2019 1:37:54 PM

"… Whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.” Matthew 25:40  In 1862, Father Theophile Verbist, a Belgian diocesan priest founded the Congregation of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (Missionhurst-CICM). The Congregation’s Charism is the announce of the Good News of Jesus to all...


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The Caresses of the Mission: Serving God's People in Guatemala

Fr. Charitable Derisseu     Feb 6, 2019 1:28:32 PM

In early 2013, I arrived at the parish of El Calvario in the diocese of Verapaz. After some 14 years of commitment to the missionary ministry in Mexico, I dedicated myself completely to the observation and discovery of my new mission field in Guatemala.

I spent a long time learning the local language and familiarizing myself...


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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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