The Dutch Region of the Mill Hill Missionaries celebrated the 150th Anniversary of the Mill Hill Missionary Society (126 years in Holland) on 29th June, the Feast of Sts Peter and Paul.
Close to a hundred APF promotors participated in the 150 years Jubilee celebration of the Mill Hill Missionaries on Sunday 19th June, the anniversary of the death of their Founder, Cardinal Herbert Vaughan, at Herbert House in Freshfield.
On the 5th June 2016, the parishioners of Zamdela, Sasolburg, in the diocese of Kroonstad, South Africa gathered to celebrate the feast of their patron: the Martyrs of Uganda. Prior to the high mass, the parishioners were full of song and jubilation as they welcomed the local ordinary Rt Rev Peter Holiday, Bishop of the diocese of Kroonstad. There was a walking procession to the church led by children accompanied by church groups: Chiro Youth Club, St Ann, and St Joseph, Catholic Women’s League, Christian Life Group, St Stephens, St Cecilia, Sacred Heart group, friends and invited guests from neighbouring parishes. The bishop was given a guard of honour by the Knights of Da Gama. The procession, though it was a cold Sunday morning, attracted many onlookers in the township.
On Friday 17th of June 2016 during the 150 Years Jubilee Mass in the Pilgrimage Basilica of Absam the 13 Mill Hill Priests present were asked by the Main Celebrant to renew their Missionary Oath. They did this in the presence of the Diocesan Administrator of Innsbruck, Jakob Bürgler – who presided the Eucharist –, the Abbot of the Norbertine Monastery Wilten - Innsbruck, Raimund Schreier, the Dean and Parish Priest of Absam, Martin Ferner, and a number of other Priests, Sisters, Zealators, Guests and Families while standing round the altar. This impressive and moving ceremony was conducted in Englishand it proved to be a strong expression of the missionary commitment and of belonging to an English Missionary Congregation.
A MESSAGE ON THE 150th ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDATION OF ST JOSEPH'S MISSIONARY SOCIETY - BISHOP PETER HOLIDAY DIOCESE OF KROONSTAD S.A.
Mill Hill Scotland celebrated the 150th anniversary of St Joseph's Missionary Society of Mill Hill at the annual Mission Day on June 4th. The Archbishop of Glasgow, Philip Tartaglia, presided at the solemn Eucharist in the presence of Fr Michael Corcoran, General Superior, and a number of Scots Mill Hill missionaries.
At the occasion of the celebration of the 150 year Jubilee of the Mill Hill Missionary Society on May 21st in KIsumu, Kenya, four missionary candidates made their life commitment to mission as members of the Mill Hill Missionary Society.
A glowing tribute on his feastday to St Anselm, and to the institute namend after him - St Anselm's, Margate, Kent UK - by a passionate admirer.
The ordination some time ago of the new bishop of Port Elizabeth who is a Franciscan, his Lordship Bishop Vincent Zungu.
Jubilee Celebrations at the Cathedral of Brixen on 19th March 2016