Happy New Year

To all visitors to the website of the Mill Hill Missionaries: A hope-filled and blessed New Year! From Pope Francis' Message for the Celebration of the Fiftieth World Day of Peace

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Through the Lens

Around the cloister at the Cistercian Abbey of Koningsoord the Three Wise Men (Magi) are on their way to Bethlehem, moving closer every day, until they will finally arrive at their destination on 6th January. A suitable image for our own pilgrimage through life?

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A Pakistani Patron Saint for the New Martyrs of the 21st Century?

St Stephen, the Holy Innocents, St Thomas Becket: during the Christmas octave the Church celebrates a string of martyrs. Every age has its own Christian martyrs. This 21st century is no exception. In an article in Crux well known journalist nd author John L. Allen Jr highlights the ultimate witness of Shahbaz Bhatti, who dedicated his life to defending Christians and other minorities in his country Pakistan. He was shot to death in March 2011 by members of a radical Muslim group. Could he become the patron saint of the new martyrs of the 21st century?

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A Malaysian Christmas

With the Christian Community at Long Singut, Sarawak, Borneo Christmas on the Balleh river It is about 11am on December 24th when we arrive at Long Singut, a collection of…

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Christmas

From the Webmaster Wishing all visitors to this website of the Mill Hill Missionaries a Joyous Christmas and an acute attack of Wonder at the sight of the Child in…

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Impressions of the Catholic Church in China

I have just returned from staying for six months in Beijing with a community of Oblate Priests (OMI) who occupy two apartments in four story blocks. The community consists of an Italian - Giovanni, a Mauritian of Chinese parentage - Luc, and a young Madagascan - Johnnie. They made me very welcome.

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