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

A Humanitarian Crisis: Facing the Challenges in Guatemala

Fr. Randy     Feb 21, 2018 7:33:00 AM

As we reflect on our world today, our minds and hearts can't help but turn toward the suffering of Our Lord. Examining our own lives, we turn even more to the Lord in prayer and attempt to root out the selfishness and lukewarmness that keeps us from loving our Lord with abundant joy and generosity.

It is also important during...

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Oraciones: Guatemala — A 9-Day Novena for Guatemala

Fr. Randy     Feb 14, 2018 7:33:00 AM

Lent is a time of reflection and prayer leading up to the celebration of the Resurrection on Easter Sunday. During this time, we reflect on the sacrifices of Jesus Christ and immerse ourselves in deep, meaningful prayer. 

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7 Tips For Growing Spiritually in 2018

Fr. Randy     Jan 3, 2018 7:39:00 AM

The holidays can be a blessing and a curse.

On the one hand, the beautiful music and liturgy, profound homilies and reflections serve to inspire in us a sense of wonder and amazement at the greatness of our Lord. On the other, the seemingly unavoidable stress and anxiety that comes with hosting parties, seeing family, long lines,...

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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 government-sponsored...

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Examination of Conscience: A Soul Searching With Jesus Christ

Fr. Montecalvo     Jul 26, 2017 7:42:00 AM


Many people wonder: How can we have a close relationship with God? The truth is, our relationship with Him depends on the intensity we experience with humanity. As humans, we require intimacy in our relationships. We need intimate moments such as spending quality time together, giving and receiving gifts, performing acts 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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