Palaspas – A Palm Sunday Ritual

In the run up to Palm Sunday lowly coconut palms are turned into "something worthy for the Lord" called palaspas in The Philppines. The tradition of weaving the palaspas from young coconut palm leaves, locally called ibus, dates back centuries.

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Cultural blindspot?

The washing of feet on Holy Thursday. Pope Francis has shown the way towards inclusivity. Not everyone is keen to follow suit.

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Golden Jubilee Casay Credit Cooperative.

Fifty years ago in the Parish of Santa Teresa de Avila in Casay, Anini-y, Antique, the Mill Hill Missionaries founded the Casay Credit Cooperative. The mission of this cooperative since its foundation is to help the local people of Casay to manage their limited resources and be of help to those who are most in need of financial assistance. Since its foundation, this cooperative is part of the life story of its members. Today, this institution is one of the strongest credit cooperatives in the province of Antique. On our celebration today, the members of Casay Credit Cooperative paid tribute to the Mill Hill Missionaries who have continued to support this venture. Our beloved Bishop de Wit MHM † was mentioned in most of the speeches.

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New Temporary Members India

On St. Joseph's Feast Day seven students took the Temporary Missionary Oath - a first step towards Lifelong Membership- in the Mill Hill Missionary's Formation house in Karunapuram, India.

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Celebrating St Joseph in The Philippines

The Feast of St Joseph was celebrated on the 20th of March 2017 at the MHM Formation House in Mandurriao, Iloilo City, Philippines. The celebration of the Holy Eucharist was presided by the Vicar General of San Jose de Antique, Rev. Fr. Ronnie Elemento.

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The Mysterious Trail of the Tamarind

by Francis Baartmans mhm The Mysterious Trail of the Tamarind Voices from the Margin In a recently published book Fr Francis Baartmans mhm presents a fascinating account of the Dalits…

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The Mysterious Trail of the Tamarind

by Francis Baartmans mhm The Mysterious Trail of the Tamarind Voices from the Margin In a recently published book Fr Francis Baartmans mhm presents a fascinating account of the Dalits…

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The Mysterious Trail of the Tamarind

by Francis Baartmans mhm The Mysterious Trail of the Tamarind Voices from the Margin In a recently published book Fr Francis Baartmans mhm presents a fascinating account of the Dalits…

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The Mysterious Trail of the Tamarind

by Francis Baartmans mhm The Mysterious Trail of the Tamarind Voices from the Margin In a recently published book Fr Francis Baartmans mhm presents a fascinating account of the Dalits…

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