Blessing of Monument to Refugees who have Perished on their Way to Europe
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Blessing of Monument to Refugees who have Perished on their Way to Europe

On April 22, a boat carrying about 130 people capsized off the coast of Libya. A ship from SOS Mediterranée and a number of merchant ships sailed into the area, where waves reached heights of up to 6 meters. A dozen bodies were seen floating in the sea near where the ship capsized. No survivors…

‘A World Trip Behind the Stove’ at Church of Our Saviour, The Hague, Netherlands
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‘A World Trip Behind the Stove’ at Church of Our Saviour, The Hague, Netherlands

Meals for the homeless. “A world trip behind the stove” Isabelle Pradier is Meals for the Homeless Coordinator at Church of our Savior. Meals for the Homeless serves a three-course hot meal to 120 homeless people in The Hague twice a month. Meals consist of hot soup in the winter months or salad in the…

The Role of the Church in a Secular World – An Interview with Brussels Cardinal de Kesel.
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The Role of the Church in a Secular World – An Interview with Brussels Cardinal de Kesel.

In his latest book the 73-year-old cardinal, who recently completed treatment for cancer, talks about his vision on the role faith can play in modern times. “Christianity has become a cultural religion in the West due to historical circumstances. However, that is not necessarily the case in other parts of the world, just look at…

The Common Thread of a Jubilarian’s Missionary Life
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The Common Thread of a Jubilarian’s Missionary Life

Jubilarian Folkert Kruis MHM reflects on the underlying thread of sixty years of missionary involvement in Kenya. The common thread The first thing we all did after arriving in the country we were appointed to was learning the language. There were usually no books to help you, but you could find a teacher to help…

‘The Hard Road’ – A New Publication by Ben Engelbertink MHM
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‘The Hard Road’ – A New Publication by Ben Engelbertink MHM

‘De Harde Weg’ (The Hard Road) is a new book written in Dutch by Ben Engelbertink MHM. Taking the literary form of a roadnovel the narrative centers around a group of four hikers who make their way from London to the South of France. Along the way they engage in lively discussions and private musings…

My conversion from priest-missionary to missionary-priest.
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My conversion from priest-missionary to missionary-priest.

This year Frans Mol MHM will celebrate his 60 years jubilee. Below he recalls a turning point in his understanding of missionary involvement. The difference has become very clear to me over the past sixty years. After our ordination we went as priest-missionaries to the Maasai area in Kenya. You were a priest. So you…

Hollow Man: Monument Commemorating all Unknown Refugees
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Hollow Man: Monument Commemorating all Unknown Refugees

An Initiative of Fr Sjaak de Boer MHM Roman Catholic Church of Our Saviour, The Hague. On Sunday, 25 April, a statue will be unveiled in our church garden to commemorate all the unknown refugees who died during their flight at sea or in the desert. The Dutch international development organization, CORDAID, financed this project….

Live Stream Funeral Fr Ted Feldbrugge MHM
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Live Stream Funeral Fr Ted Feldbrugge MHM

The Funeral of Fr Ted Feldbrugge is scheduled to be live streamed from the chapel of the Mill Hill Missionaries in Oosterbeek, The Netherlands on Friday 12 March starting at 11h00 CET (UTC+1) You can join the event at: https://vimeo.com/event/771385 Password: Millhill A tribute The Mensa Domini Sisters would like to express our sympathy to…