Building a personal Encounter with God – in the Company of Edith Stein
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Building a personal Encounter with God – in the Company of Edith Stein

One key aspect of being in the image of God comes from how Edith followed the Carmelite Rule with its instruction to “ponder the Lord’s law day and night and keep watch in prayer” (cf. Psalm 1:2; 1 Peter 4:7). The notion of pondering the law evoked for her the lifelong study of the Hebrew Scriptures within…

Harlem, Manhattan: Mill Hill Missionaries New Multicultural Venture
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Harlem, Manhattan: Mill Hill Missionaries New Multicultural Venture

he Auxiliary Bishop of New York Edmund Whalen explains in his homily the mission of the Mill Hill Missionaries and welcomes Fr Willem Klaver (mhm) and Fr Benedict Ohanga (mhm) to the Parish family of St Charles Borromeo, Resurrection and All Saints in Harlem, Manhattan. Fr Willem will start his ministry as Pastor after his…

Elie Wiesel – A Powerful Voice
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Elie Wiesel – A Powerful Voice

Wiesel was born in Romania in 1928. When he was 15 years old, he was deported with his family. He survived the Auschwitz and Buchenwald concentration camps . He wrote about his war experiences in dozens of books, including the well-known trilogy Night – Dawn – Day. Wiesel also made himself known as a human…

For the Elderly – Papal Intention for July
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For the Elderly – Papal Intention for July

We cannot speak about family without talking about the importance of the elderly among us. There have never been so many of us in the history of humanity, but we don’t quite know how to live this new stage of life: there are many plans for assistance for the old age, but few projects for…

Sacred Heart – A Personal Reflection
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Sacred Heart – A Personal Reflection

…THAT THEY/WE MAY HAVE LIFE AND HAVE IT TO THE FULL MISSION PRE- AND POST- COVID-19, MISSION PRE- AND POST- CHAPTER 2022 In this Month and Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, in which we pray for each living member of our Society, the month in which our founder died and in which we…

Pope Francis on Vocational Discernment and Formation
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Pope Francis on Vocational Discernment and Formation

“When discerning whether or not a person can embark on a vocational journey, it is necessary to scrutinize and evaluate him in an integral way: to consider his way of experiencing affections, relationships, spaces, roles, responsibilities, as well as his frailties, fears, and imbalances,” Pope Francis said. “The whole journey must initiate processes aimed at…

‘Don’t Forget the Poor’ – Pope Francis
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‘Don’t Forget the Poor’ – Pope Francis

“Where the poor are concerned, it is not talk that matters; what matters is rolling up our sleeves and putting our faith into practice through a direct involvement, one that cannot be delegated,” Pope Francis said. “No one must say that they cannot be close to the poor because their own lifestyle demands more attention…

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…