Pope to General Chapter Participants Missionaries of Africa: Be Apostles and Witnesses
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Pope to General Chapter Participants Missionaries of Africa: Be Apostles and Witnesses

Addressing participants at the General Chapter of the Missionaries of Africa, Pope Francis exhorts them to embrace the meaning and strength of their charism, and invites them to be apostles and witnesses through prayer and fraternity. Source: Vatican News Continue reading

Kenya: Six MHM Students Engaged in 30 Day Ignatian Spiritual Exercices
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Kenya: Six MHM Students Engaged in 30 Day Ignatian Spiritual Exercices

THE JOY OF EXPERIENCING 30 DAYS RETREAT Our Journey (Joseph Kindong, Elvost Lunchi, Nelson Kum, Kingsley Botambo, Conrad Yong and I) began on 12th May 2022 at 10 am from Nairobi to “Subukia” National Shrine in the Diocese of Nakuru. It’s a journey of a distance of about 193.5kilometers by road and approximately four hours…

General Chapter Diary- Closing Eucharist
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General Chapter Diary- Closing Eucharist

This Saturday afternoon, June 11, the participants of the 19th Chapter of the Mill Hill Missionaries gathered at the church of OUr Lady and St Edmund in Abingdon for the livestreamed closing Eucharist. General Superior, Michael Corcoran, preached inspiringly: “Standing on the shoulders of our elders – our ancestors – a new generation of Mill…

General Chapter Diary – Endings
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General Chapter Diary – Endings

Today, Saturday June 11, is a celebration of endings. The 19th General Chapter of the Mill Hill Missionaries is drawing to a close. The capitulants started the morning’s proceedings by together reciting the General Chapter prayer one last time. This was followed by a presentation of the division of portfolios among the members of the…

General Chapter Diary – A Short Recess
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General Chapter Diary – A Short Recess

Having finished the ordinary Chapter business the capitulants are enjoying a well-deserved free day. The Chapter will reconvene on Saturday morning, June 11, for the signing of the requisite documents and the closing address by the re-elected General Superior, Michael Corcoran MHM. This will be followed in the afternoon by the closing Eucharist and a…

Mamfe, Cameroon: District Hospital Set Ablaze
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Mamfe, Cameroon: District Hospital Set Ablaze

Suspected separatist fighters have reportedly set ablaze Mamfe District Hospital in Manyu division of the South West Region. The incident happened in the late hours of Wednesday June 8 and left the entire structure in ruins. An intense gunbattle between the Cameroon army and Amba Boys preceded the tragic event. There is no let-up in…

General Chapter Diary – Final Considerations
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General Chapter Diary – Final Considerations

After finishing the review and approval of the principal Chapter documents dealing with the five ‘umbrella areas’ viz Mission & Identity, Formation, Governance & Leadership, Care of Members & Associates and Finance & Stewardship the capitulants turned their attention this morning to a mix of issues still be discussed and decided upon by this General…

General Chapter Closing Mass
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General Chapter Closing Mass

The closing Mass of the General Chapter of the Mill Hill Missionaries will be livestreamed from the church of Our Lady and St Edmund in Abingdon. Date and time: Saturday 11 June at 4 pm. https://www.ourladyandstedmund.org.uk/live-services The newly elected leadership team will preside.

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Kenya: A Former Mill Hill Missionary Student’s Life Story

Another crisis is a remark he was told in the 1980s as a primary school student in Siaya that, given the poverty that plagued his family, however much he studied, he wouldn’t amount to much. Dr Ogola is the sixth born of 11 children in a family that operated between Nairobi’s Kibera and Siaya. His…

General Chapter Diary: Review and Approval of Final Statements 2
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General Chapter Diary: Review and Approval of Final Statements 2

Today the Chapter continued its review and approval of final statement as prepared by the writing committee. The statements on Governance & Leadership, Care of members & Associates as well as Finance were carefully examined, edited and voted upon.

Kenya: Joys and Challenges of Seminary Formation
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Kenya: Joys and Challenges of Seminary Formation

In the June 3 interview, Archbishop Muhatia encouraged people of goodwill in Kenya to support the formation of Seminarians financially because funds from foreign sources are diminishing.  “Previously, the formation of our Clergy used to rely entirely on the Holy Father. The Holy Father would beg and ask volunteers to help us form our Priests,” he…