Kinshasa, DR Congo: Initiating Pastoral Care for Couples
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Kinshasa, DR Congo: Initiating Pastoral Care for Couples

He will feed his flock like a shepherd, he will gather the lambs in his arms, he will carry them in his bosom, and gently lead those that are with young, (Is 40:11). This passage has been our (Marius Tapang et Patrick Lonkoy) driving force as we continue to practice our missionary charism. We are…

Father Theodore (Ted) Feldbrugge MHM has died. RIP.
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Father Theodore (Ted) Feldbrugge MHM has died. RIP.

It is with regret that we announce the death on 8th March at 8.15 am at nursing home Pleyade, Arnhem, Oosterbeek, The Netherlands, aged 91, of Father Theodore (Ted) Feldbrugge Mill Hill Missionary May he rest in peace Ted, as we knew him affectionately among the Mill Hill Missionaries was born on the 29th of…

Sabah, Malaysia: Taking the Gospel into the Rugged Interior
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Sabah, Malaysia: Taking the Gospel into the Rugged Interior

At that time, Paitan was just a cluster of villages deep inside the jungles where animism was rife. The forest ranger, a Catholic, had told them about how the villagers needed a lot of help from the outside world in terms of healthcare, education and nutrition. This team was to go and assess the situation…

DR Congo: Francis Hannaway Travels Upriver from Mbandaka to Basankusu
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DR Congo: Francis Hannaway Travels Upriver from Mbandaka to Basankusu

Our journey back to Basankusu by outboard powered canoe. 36 hours non-stop (well a couple of very short breaks), on the Congo and Lolanga Rivers. Francis Hannaway.

Mission of the Church in Asia: Powerful role of Laity.
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Mission of the Church in Asia: Powerful role of Laity.

Filipino priest Gerry Gamaliel de los Reyes, provincial superior of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, speaks of his mission experience in Thailand in the above video. Father De los Reyes shares ‘Up Close’ with Joe Torres, editor-at-large of LiCAS.news, the prospects and the challenges of the mission of the Catholic Church in Asia. Source:…

Fr James Nielen MHM Lovingly Remembered
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Fr James Nielen MHM Lovingly Remembered

THREE YEARS ON – FR JAMES NIELEN – FR CHARITY RIP! (A father, a mentor, a role model: more memories, gone at a ripe age, gone to glory, gone to rest from restlessness). Once Padre Pio of Pietrelcina was asked what he would like written on his tombstone, he said effortlessly, “here lies a man…

Kenya: Apostles of Jesus Institute – Vatican Permission to Admit New Members
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Kenya: Apostles of Jesus Institute – Vatican Permission to Admit New Members

“Considering the efforts made so far concerning formation, this Dicastery (CICLSAL) shares the opinion expressed in your request to revoke the provision prohibiting the admission of new members to the novitiate and religious profession, both temporary and perpetual, and to Holy Orders,” Fr. Wokorach a member of the Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus…

Philippines: ‘We Give Our Yes’ – 500th Anniversary Mission Song
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Philippines: ‘We Give Our Yes’ – 500th Anniversary Mission Song

Filipino singer Jamie Rivera has launched “We Give Our Yes,” the official mission song of the yearlong celebration for the 500th anniversary of the arrival of Christianity in the country. She recently introduced “We Give Our Yes” at a performance on “ASAP Natin ‘To”, rendering it with The Company and singers Erik Santos, Jeremy Glinoga, Jed Madela,…

Missionary Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
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Missionary Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

A Catholic missionary priest in Madagascar known for serving the poor living on a landfill has been nominated for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. Fr. Pedro Opeka, 72, is a Vincentian priest from Argentina who has worked with the poor in Madagascar for more than three decades. He founded the Akamasoa humanitarian association in 1989…

DR Congo: Reflection on the Message of Evangelization in a Local Context
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DR Congo: Reflection on the Message of Evangelization in a Local Context

                                                  Meditation on the Message of Evangelisation (Text of a conference given to the Soeurs Thérésiennes of Basankusu on 2 February, World Day f or Consecrated Life) “Go therefore to the men of all nations and make them my disciples; baptize them in the name of the Father, of the Son and of the Holy…

Irish Advocate: Spring 2021
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Irish Advocate: Spring 2021

John Doran MHM: Portrait of a Missionary
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John Doran MHM: Portrait of a Missionary

“I think the notion of becoming a missionary probably came from collecting the mission boxes with my mum,” Fr John said. “My Dad would usually go with her, but if he was working, I’d go with her, walking the streets with her like her own little bodyguard. “I also used to go to the Mill…