Plea for help in Syria

By | January 21st, 2019|Appeals|

I can’t tell you their names or the locations of their missions. You must trust me when I say that lives are at stake. Three [...]

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A Thank You for 2018

By | January 10th, 2019|Appeals|

While I was growing up, we lived in a humble housing unit modeled after a military barracks. Our home was always full with my parents [...]

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Hope and Faith

By | December 24th, 2018|Appeals|

If you’re looking for a child to give a gift to, I have the perfect one in mind. His name is Mutha Kumar and he [...]

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Franciscan missionaries in Indonesia need your help!

By | December 10th, 2018|Appeals|

In the coastal cities of Palu and Donggala, home to about 350,000 people, the church has been washed away and so has almost everything else.  [...]

Together We Can Make A Christmas Wish Come True

By | December 7th, 2018|Appeals|

Will you make an orphaned child’s Christmas wish come true? Dharma was an eight-year-old orphan living in the village of Attipattu near Chennai, India. Surviving [...]

The Impact of Your Generosity

By | November 2nd, 2018|Appeals|

What a blessing you are to Franciscan missionaries around the world! Thank you for the gift of friendship. I trust in your ongoing friendship as [...]

Will You Share Your Blessings

By | October 10th, 2018|Appeals|

Claudette and her brother J.R. are surviving. She is 9 years old, and he is 3. Their parents were shot and killed before their eyes as [...]

What Changed Francis’ Heart?

By | September 12th, 2018|Appeals|

Francis grew up detesting the sight of people with leprosy. He, like others, went out of his way to avoid them. But, one day while [...]

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Masses with the Missionaries

By | August 2nd, 2018|Appeals|

As Christians, you and I believe in our unity with Christ, so we pray for one another. We offer the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass [...]

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The Precious Gift of Life – Water

By | July 16th, 2018|Appeals|

Water is something you and I take for granted. Why wouldn’t we? Hot showers, flushing toilets and even swimming pools, for many of us, are [...]

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