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MOP goes to South America

Missionaries of the Poor is planning to open its first mission on the Latin American continent in 2023. This decision follows upon a visit made last summer to Paraguay and Argentina in South America by MOP Pontifical Commissary Archbishop Joseph Harris, Br. Alex Castaneda MOP, and Br. Ajit Xalxo MOP.…

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Philippines Needs Help!

Still picking up from the aftermath of Typhoon Molave – known locally as “Quinta”, news of yet another one filled the airwaves, this time a category 5 capable of destroying everything on its path. By the end of the day Typhoon Goni – known locally as “Rolly” has developed into…

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The Lord’s Place

Poverty, sickness, fear and violence. This is the hidden face of the ghetto of Downtown, Kingston. Well known for its magnificent beaches and pristine rivers, but today, Kingston is a lost paradise. Homelessness has become a common scene on the streets and destitution has become a usual sight on the…

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My 80th Birthday

On the 17th September I will be 80 years. I never dreamt I would live to eighty years. As a young man, I said “I’ll be happy to live until fifty years, then later I said sixty years will be just perfect. To my astonishment seventy years came along, and…

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Please Help Us Rebuild Good Shepherd Home!

Good Shepherd Home caught fire from the two buildings adjoining our home for 70 homeless men at 71 Tower Street. The residents are cripples, some mentally retarded – all beautiful and full of love, but discarded and brought in by the police, by neighbors, by hospitals. They have nothing; no…

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Diary of a Ghetto Priest: Abortion: The Murder of the Holy Innocents

I love our country. I love our people. I do not believe we are living our lives as true Jamaicans. We are a Christian people; we are rooted in a Judeo-Christian tradition – wealthy countries do not want this. We do not believe in murder. Murder is the most horrible…

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