Some people are saying that they have decided not to watch the news anymore or at least to cut down the number of times they do tune in. I have not been able to do that (yet!). I know that I am not a glutton for punishment, but I need to see what is … Continue reading Choose to be the change you wish to see in the World.
A world of children seeking happiness and God. Greetings to you all who have helped us move along. What is all this movement? • As you know we moved out of our own home-made building and handed our property to the voracious equipment of KCC Mining Company. They wasted no time, working often in the rains. After three … Continue reading Missionary Cooperative Plan Spotlight: Franciscan Missionary Union
July Fourth is just around the corner! In the days before the COVID, we would be anxiously awaiting getting together with friends and family, cooking outside on the grill everything from hot dogs and hamburgers to corn and asparagus. Games of volleyball, bean bags, and whatever families invented. Then in the evening the fireworks, sparklers, … Continue reading Home of the Free?
The Gift of Shelter Patricia Morgan, a 55 year-old mother of four children, living in Grosmond, St. Elizabeth, is struggling to make ends meet. Patricia, along with her children and grandchildren, have been living in a tiny dwelling that was both unsafe and acutely overcrowded. Sr. Agnes Mwangi recognized that Patricia was in need of … Continue reading Missionary Cooperative Plan Spotlight: Diocese of Mandeville
Come Together in the Navajo language If not for the pandemic, this week would have been the last few days in Chinle, Arizona for our missioners to complete their projects and begin to say their goodbyes to the Navajo people on the reservation there. Usually the team is around 18 people who participate in a mission … Continue reading “ah-hi-di-dail”
In Pará, Brazil- the Amazon Region In 1964 the Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart from Frankfort, Il. sent their first 4 American Sisters to Brazil after an extensive discernment trip throughout South America. The Sisters chose this place in the Amazon region because it was the poorest and most needy that they had visited. … Continue reading Missionary Cooperative Plan Spotlight: Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart
This phrase sounds so enticing, doesn’t it? Who would not like to run and not grow weary? For those of us who are getting older, who would not like to return to their more youthful days and just run through a field or down a path feeling the wind in her/his hair? About eight years … Continue reading “They will run and not grow weary…”
The Maryknoll Fathers & Brothers were founded in 1911 by the Bishops of the US Catholic Church to train, send and support missionaries from the US in overseas mission. Today Maryknoll Fathers & Brothers are active in mission ministries in 22 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America, as well as providing mission education and … Continue reading Missionary Cooperative Plan Spotlight: Maryknoll Fathers & Brothers
These words were spoken by Pres. John Kennedy in June, 1963 during the horrific riots and protests in Birmingham, Alabama when the then Governor George Wallace refused to obey the desegregation laws in the state of Alabama. President Kennedy in this same speech stated that when one American’s rights have been violated, the rights of … Continue reading “I hope that every American, regardless of where he lives, will stop and examine his conscience.”
What are the Passionist Missions of Holy Cross Province? Passionist: A Roman Catholic Religious Congregation founded by St. Paul of the Cross (Paul Francis Daneo) in 1720, in Italy. Its purpose has been defined by the Church as “promoting a memory of the redemptive love of God as achieved in the Passion and Resurrection of … Continue reading Missionary Cooperative Plan Spotlight: Passionist Missions of Holy Cross Province