Messiah
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Messiah

The Holy Land: Christian Presence
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The Holy Land: Christian Presence

The Promised Land, Palestine, has always been a melting pot of different cultures and religions. It is a land where Jews, Christians and Muslims have their holy places. It has also always been a region of conflicts. In the wake of these conflicts, behind a veil of silence, the Christian population is in severe decline….

Amahl and the Night Visitors: A Christmas Opera
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Amahl and the Night Visitors: A Christmas Opera

Recorded on location at the Teatro Nuovo, in Spoleto in 1996, the opera tells the story of Amahl, a disabled boy who lives with his single mum somewhere in Palestine, 2000 years ago. One night, they don’t have enough to eat and try to go to sleep, but Amahl sees a very bright star in…

Singing Nigerian Bishop: Beautiful Christmas Song
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Singing Nigerian Bishop: Beautiful Christmas Song

Since the outbreak of COVID-19 and the many restrictions that came with it, key among them suspension of public Mass, the Nigerian Prelate has made music part of his busy schedule as Bishop, playing different musical instruments and recording short video clips with different groups in the west African country to spread the message of…

Christmas Solidarity
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Christmas Solidarity

“This Christmas there are people in prison in Hong Kong and throughout China who can’t be with their parents, spouses, wives, relatives and friends — and worse, are languishing in dire conditions and subjected to physical and mental torture and slavery. I cannot, in good conscience, enjoy Christmas celebrations without remembering my Hong Kong, Tibetan,…

Arundel Cathedral Christmas 2020: ‘Unto us a Child is Born’
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Arundel Cathedral Christmas 2020: ‘Unto us a Child is Born’

Arundel Cathedral is in West Sussex, England. Music: Handel’s Messiah – For Unto Us A Child Is Born. Performed by Ansan City Choir, South Korea. Many thanks to Ansan City Choir for allowing the use of their musical performance recording as a soundtrack for this video. The Ansan City Choir, with a wide repertoire and…

Christmas 2020: The Storyteller
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Christmas 2020: The Storyteller

The Mill Hill Missionaries wish all visitors to this website a Happy Christmas, and abundant blessings in the new year. THE STORY GOES. We live from stories and when we grow older we also love to tell stories ourselves, stories without end, about things past. And wherever you go in the world, people tell stories…

DR Congo: New Viruses on the Rise
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DR Congo: New Viruses on the Rise

Since the first animal-to-human infection, yellow fever, was identified in 1901, scientists have found at least another 200 viruses known to cause disease in humans. According to research by Mark Woolhouse, professor of infectious disease epidemiology at the University of Edinburgh, new species of viruses are being discovered at a rate of three to four…

Indonesia: Islam’s ‘Smiling Face’.
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Indonesia: Islam’s ‘Smiling Face’.

Indonesia: a country with the largest Muslim population in the world. Of two hundred million Indonesians, approximately eighty-seven percent are Muslim, mainly Sunni. There are numerous other groups, a few with a vociferous fundamentalist bent, though a tolerant Islam based on Javan traditions dominates. A saying that has become widespread claims that Indonesia presents Islam’s…

Rome: Institute of St Anselm
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Rome: Institute of St Anselm

A Year with a Difference. The grace of God leads and guides us in different ways totally unexpected. 2020 has been quite a significant year for the world at large and for the Institute of St Anselm. At the beginning of March 2020 Len and Thalia returned from their visit to the UK and discussed…

San Jose, Philippines: Funeral Fr. Bill McAvoy MHM
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San Jose, Philippines: Funeral Fr. Bill McAvoy MHM

Today (December 22, 2020) we paid our last respect to Fr. William Kelly McAvoy mhm. The requiem mass was presided by the Bishop of San Jose de Antique, Marvyn A. Maceda. This celebration of the Holy Eucharist was attended by Mill Hill Missionaries, Mensa Domini Sisters, priests of the Diocese, other religious brothers and sisters,…

Ireland: Magazine
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Ireland: Magazine

St.Joseph’s Advocate Ireland. Winter 2020