On April 10th 2015 ten students of the Mill Hill Formation Centre in Nairobi joined the Mill Hill Missionary Society by taking the Perpetual Oath in the presence of the General Superior, Fr Anthony Chantry. Four are from India,two from Cameroon,two from Uganda, one from Kenya and one from the Philippines.
"If we listen hard to the world, can we not hear those poisonous words "Kill him!" being transformed slowly but surely into the healing cry of Easter joy, "Christ is Risen, Alleluia!"?
Easter Message of Fr Anthony Chantry, General Superior of the Mill Hill Missionaries.
The Kitale AIDS Programme has devised a creative and highly effective way of making first contact with a large cross section of local communities. It is called Participatory Education Theatre (PET). This form of popular participatory theatre was first pioneered in Brazil in the 1960's. It has migrated to Kenya with astonishing effect.
This comprehensive gospel inspired and community based slum rehabilitation programme was initiated in 1978 by Fr Hans Burgman mhm. Sr Bernadette Nealon FMSJ is the driving force and inspiration behind the health component of KUAP's exceptionally creative approach to community development.
Small Christian Community meeting in Shauri Moyo parish, Nairobi
The Strength of the Excluded.
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From 6 - 10 January the Mill Hill missionaries on mission in Uganda and Kenya were gathered at Kakamega (Kenya) to prepare for the upcoming General Chapter in June 2015
An image of the changing face of the Mill Hill Missionaries.
Detail of a stained glass window created by Bro Joseph van Heeswijk mhm
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In this publication I invite you to find divine traces in the African culture as I explored and found it in both Congo and Uganda. In this second edition of Spiritual Dialogue with the Bantu I have added what I consider four more significant chapters, namely on the signs of the time, the omnipresent shaman, homosexuality in Uganda and ritual sexual abstinence as it is, in my opinion, related to the church's rule of celibacy for priests. (Piet Korse)Read More »
The Dutch Bishops have agreed to Fr Sjaak de Boer mhm representing them, together with the CEO from Cordaid, Simone Filipini at the international Caritas Conference in Rome. Roughly 80 national coordinators/directors (mostly bishops) from…Read More »
"A life to Live will be a companion to one who seeks to know God and his ways a little more. The Reflections are full of little pearls and gems that will no doubt inspire others as they have inspired me."
Fr Liam Lawton
Sunday, 3rd May, 2015
My dear sisters and brothers, One year ago, on May 1 and 2, the Mother of Mercy Hospital in Gidel, South Kordofan was subjected to targeted aerial…Read More »
Thursday, 23rd April, 2015
Muheria spoke to reporters in Rome, where he and 25 fellow Kenyan bishops were on hand to meet Pope Francis. He praised the pontiff as the lone global leader who’s spoken forcefully about the Garissa massacre, saying that otherwise Kenyan Christians have been appalled by a “deafening silence.Read More »
But what is seven years to Re-Member, in comparison to great humble missionaries who worked and retired after thirty, forty, fifty years in mission. Well, I Re-Member arriving in South Africa three months after ordination – fragile, cold, timid, anxious, scared, afraid; yet hopeful, confident, ready, eager, determined, optimistic, privileged.Read More » Thursday, 30th April, 2015
In Kenya mud flaps on motorcycle and bicycle taxis – the so-called ‘boda-bodas’- serve the same purpose as car bumpers elsewhere: as handy miniature billboards for slogans and expressions of popular sentiment. One that caught my eye recently as I was visiting the West Kenyan town of Kitale read as follows: ‘Born to suffer’. It reflected what Jacinta van Luijk, a lay missionary and long time associate of the Mill Hill Missionaries, had told me about the current generation of teenagers in Western Kenya who often feel left out and marginalised by contemporary Kenyan society.Read More » Friday, 10th April, 2015