General Chapter Diary: Lay Missionary Associates
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General Chapter Diary: Lay Missionary Associates

A short extract from the General Council’s report on Lay Association. What is the way forward in the rapidly changing social and religious environment? A question for the Chapter. Viewed historically, we can observe that the Associate Programme functioned well for a while in a specific context, with most Associates coming from Christian faith communities…

First Mill Hill Missionary Lay Associate Celebrates Golden Jubilee
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First Mill Hill Missionary Lay Associate Celebrates Golden Jubilee

Today, January 19th, we celebrated the 50 years of associate membership of the Mill Hill Missionaries of Nicholas (Ko) Klaver, currently our rector at St Jozefhuis in Oosterbeek, the Netherlands. On the eve of this memorable occasion, I sat down with the golden jubilarian to look back over his half century of missionary experience lived,…

Lay Mill Hill Missionary Associates Renew Contract (2)
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Lay Mill Hill Missionary Associates Renew Contract (2)

On Sunday, August 15th, lay Mill Hill Missionary associates Toos Beentjes and Corry van de Bosch renewed their contract of association. Prompted to write about her experience as a Mill Hill Missionary associate Corry van den Bosch writes: As a result of the renewal of the Mill Hill contract of association, I was asked what…

Lay Mill Hill Missionary Associates Renew Contract (1)
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Lay Mill Hill Missionary Associates Renew Contract (1)

On Sunday, August 15th, lay Mill Hill Missionary associates Toos Beentjes and Corry van de Bosch renewed their contract of association. Toos Beentjes signed her fist contract of association in March 1973. She served as a missionary in diverse places and different capacities: in Malaysia, as a member of the Mission Promotion team in the…

St Jozefhuis, Oosterbeek, The Netherlands: Two Senior Lay Missionary Associates Renew Contract
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St Jozefhuis, Oosterbeek, The Netherlands: Two Senior Lay Missionary Associates Renew Contract

The customary celebration of the Feast day of St Joseph, Patron Saint of the Mill Hill Missionaries, on March 19th at St Josefhuis, Oosterbeek, this year was given an additional sparkle by the renewal of contract of two senior residents.  Jan Laarakker (*1929) and Nicolas (Ko) Klaver (*1944), two long-standing Mill Hill Missionary Associates, renewed…