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Bearing Light to the World’s Darkest Places

Stories from the Field — Our missionaries share their personal accounts of God’s work in Zambia

Fr. Randy     Sep 27, 2017 7:44:00 AM

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything that I have commanded you. And remember, I am with you always, to the end of the age. (Matthew 28:19-20)

Jesus’ Great Commission as recounted in Matthew’s Gospel...


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Dispelling Gang Warfare in the Congo

Fr. Randy     Jul 27, 2016 10:00:00 AM

(This story was originally used as an appeal to our incredible supporters)

In Kinshasa, the capital city of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, gangs and gang “warfare” are plentiful.  

In the local dialect there this is known as “Kuluna”:  acts of violent banditry.  Bands of young men wait in hiding for some local citizen...


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Learning about Jesus from Mama Clotilde

Laurent Khonde Badia     Jan 22, 2016 11:48:00 AM

Throughout the teachings of our Lord Jesus Christ, we can see the fundamental and central message of the importance of love for one another. His teachings and acts emphasize the emptiness of a society engulfed by egocentricity.

However, I sense a level of indifference to the plight of many of the “lesser” among us- a...


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Restoring Hope Amidst Post-Earthquake Haiti

Fr. Kevin M. Saministrado     Oct 29, 2015 10:30:00 AM

Earlier this year, when the parish priest of Nuestra Señora de Altagracia of Pedernales in the diocese of Barahona in the Dominican Republic left for a month-long vacation in Puerto Rico, he invited some priests to celebrate mass in his parish.

One Sunday, Fr. Jose (the assistant parish priest of San Antonio de Padua parish)...


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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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