Iloilo, Philippines: Celebrating Glenn Flores’ Oath of Life Commitment to Mission
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Iloilo, Philippines: Celebrating Glenn Flores’ Oath of Life Commitment to Mission

Yesterday, September 19, 2022, here at the Mill Hill Formation house, Iloilo, Philippines, there was a really joyful atmosphere as Glenn Flores took his Perpetual Oath. This was done during a Eucharistic celebration presided over by Fr. Bernie Luna and attended by almost all Mill Hill Missionaries working here in the Philippines. Glenn Flores comes…

In reaction to the death of Queen Elisabeth II
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In reaction to the death of Queen Elisabeth II

 A PERPETUAL OATH – TO LOVE AND TO SERVE. In the reactions to the death of Queen Elizabeth II, a remarkable lady, I have been touched by the attention given to her life-long commitment. She adopted the noble motto of her ancestors: “I serve”, dedicating her whole life, long or short; and asking God’s help…

Cameroon Centenary: Festive Thoughts to Accompany a Festive Occasion
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Cameroon Centenary: Festive Thoughts to Accompany a Festive Occasion

A centenary celebration opens the mind to greater vistas. Today we cherish dreams and visions. The coast of Ambas Bay has seen great happenings and prepares for more. Today, 26th of March 2022 we engrave the names of the first four Mill Hill Missionaries on our beach. Their footprints on our shores marked a new…

Asia – Europe:  The Role of Religion in Migration
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Asia – Europe: The Role of Religion in Migration

One of the things about the book is that with these selections of chapters and works of different authors, we were trying to communicate the role of religion in migration. But we realized that some of the traditional migrant categories such as missionaries or refugees were not very useful when it comes to studying religion…

Lurgi, India: A Young Missionary’s Passion for Mission
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Lurgi, India: A Young Missionary’s Passion for Mission

A Church that is not a Missionary Church is contradicting itself and extinguishing the Spirit. St. Joseph Catholic Ashram, Lurgi, was inaugurated by Rt. Rev. Patras Minj SJ on the 26th November, 2021. Kodati Chanikya and I had arrived in Lurgi in the month of August 2021, but it took some time for the inauguration…

Netherlands: Festive Opening of the Art Exhibition ‘In Search of Brederoc’
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Netherlands: Festive Opening of the Art Exhibition ‘In Search of Brederoc’

A long wait it was! The original exhibition was set to open its doors more than two years ago. But, as happened in the case of so many events and celebrations, an uninvited and undesirable visitor by the name of Covid-19 scuppered the original planning. Martien van Leeuwen MHM and his invaluable team of expert…

Vietnam – Questions about Proclaiming the Good News
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Vietnam – Questions about Proclaiming the Good News

I work in the mountainous provinces in northwestern Vietnam where a few villagers from ethnic minority groups have converted to Catholicism, and many men and women religious from various orders ask me about the local situations. They want to know if there are many Catholics and if they can open kindergartens and produce herbal medicine….

Douala, Cameroon: The Challenges and Joys of Youth Ministry
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Douala, Cameroon: The Challenges and Joys of Youth Ministry

I am Fr. Placid Elia a Mill Hill, missionary, working in Douala arch Diocese, Cameroon. I’m now going on my fifth year in the ministry here in this Douala diocese and so far I’ve been working with the IDP‘s, young people especially the vulnerable and the neglected, the poor etc. Of course, the fact that…