General Chapter Diary – Initial Sharing
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General Chapter Diary – Initial Sharing

On the menu for the Chapter today, Monday, was a first look at the overarching themes of Mission & Identity, Governance & Leadership , Formation, Care of Members & Associates, and Finance & Stewardship. The various table groups shared their thoughts and sketched proposals in an (almost) day-long plenary session. Each theme will be given…

One of Missio’s Founders, Pauline Jaricot, Soon to be Beatified
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One of Missio’s Founders, Pauline Jaricot, Soon to be Beatified

Missio has announced the upcoming beatification of one of their founders, Venerable Pauline Jaricot, on 22 May 2022 in Lyon, France. This will be a day of prayer and celebration for the global Missio family, and the whole Church. Born in 1799, Pauline Jaricot was a remarkable young lay woman with formidable faith. Through her…

Coming Soon: Mill Hill Missionaries General Chapter.
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Coming Soon: Mill Hill Missionaries General Chapter.

The twice postponed 19th General Chapter of the Mill Hill Missionaries is due to convene on 21st May 2022 at the Milton Hill House in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, England. Originally set to have taken place in Nairobi, Kenya, in 2020, the event had to be rescheduled twice and the venue changed due to the Covid-19 pandemic….

The Passion of Jesus in Trafalgar Square, London
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The Passion of Jesus in Trafalgar Square, London

On Good Friday, 15 April, the renowned Wintershall Players return to the heart of London with their awe-inspiring full-scale re-enactment of The Passion of Jesus, performed in the shadow of the National Gallery. Supported by the Mayor of London, the open-air production was first produced in London in 2010. With a cast of more than…

Basankusu, DR Congo: Bishop Joseph Mokobe Ndjoku Pays Tribute to Fr Harry Reusen
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Basankusu, DR Congo: Bishop Joseph Mokobe Ndjoku Pays Tribute to Fr Harry Reusen

In a letter addressed to Fr John Kirwan MHM, Bishop Joseph Mokobe Njoku writes: Good evening, dear Father John and thank you for your message about the death of our dear Father Harry REUSEN, mhm. You warned us about it. This sad news reached us from Kinshasa yesterday, in the afternoon, by a telephone call…

St. Joseph- A Pilgrimage
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St. Joseph- A Pilgrimage

Last Saturday a small group assembled in the former college cemetery in Mill Hill to celebrate the feast of St Joseph, they were accompanied by Fr Phillip Baptiste who is the Director for “Mission Together” in Westminster Diocese. He was joined by two parish Priests from the locality and led the ensemble in prayer reciting the rosary whilst…

Poem: Breakfast in the Safety of a War-Zone
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Poem: Breakfast in the Safety of a War-Zone

The radio crackles into life beneath my clumsy early morning thumb, bringing the latest from a basement under siege. As the kettle boils a plume of smoke rises in the distance, followed seconds later by the dull thud of the landing shell. The loose dry leaves cascade like shrapnel into the pre-warmed pot. The clatter…