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

Today the capitulants had a late morning start to allow the writing committee to finish draft versions of the final statements of the 19th General Chapter. The first item on the agenda, when the Chapter convened at 11 am, was to finish the election process by designating a Vicar General from among the three elected…

General Chapter Diary – Election Process 2
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General Chapter Diary – Election Process 2

This afternoon the General Chapter continued the election process. Three General Councillors were elected: Africa – Philip Adede Amek Asia- Bernie Luna Europe and North America: – Gerry Hastie Further pics on FLICKr The election of the vicar general was postponed till tomorrow, Tuesday.

General Chapter Diary- Election Process
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General Chapter Diary- Election Process

Breaking News: The 19th General Chapter of the Mill Hill Missionaries has just re-elected Fr Michael Corcoran to the office of General Superior. Congratulations, Michael! In the afternoon the process will continue with the election of three General Councillors View additional pics on FLICKr

Titus Brandsma: Journalist -Martyr
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Titus Brandsma: Journalist -Martyr

Born in 1881, Titus Brandsma was a Dutch theologian, journalist, and author, as well as ordained Carmelite priest, who forcefully opposed and spoke out against the anti-Jewish laws the Nazis were passing in Germany before World War II. In January 1942, when Germany invaded the Netherlands, he was arrested. The Nazis told the Carmelite priest that…

Titus Brandsma: Interview with Dutch Ambassador to Holy See
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Titus Brandsma: Interview with Dutch Ambassador to Holy See

Titus Brandsma is a person of many talents. As a priest, he was inspired by Teresa of Avila, Carmelite and Saint. He had an extremely positive attitude to life. As a thinker, philosopher, and mystic, he made an intellectual contribution to the social debate. As professor at and Rector Magnificus of the Catholic University of…

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….

Brother Peter (Piet) van Leeuwen Has Died.  R.I.P.
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Brother Peter (Piet) van Leeuwen Has Died. R.I.P.

It is with regret that we inform you of the death at 06h00 on the 18th day of April, 2022 in Missiehuis, Vrijland, the Netherlands, aged 91, of Brother Peter (Piet) van Leeuwen Mill Hill Missionary May he rest in peace             Piet, the younger brother of our Father Willem van Leeuwen MHM, was born…

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…