Divine Word Parish Feeding Program began in 2014 as a weekly support to the poor and needy, old and abandoned of Kayole, a suburb of Nairobi, Kenya. The program offers basic packets of food to lift the needy above hunger. It has gradually grown to a weekly and monthly feeding program for street children and aged people who have been abandoned. Divine Word Missionaries came to Kayole in ...
Lent can feel like a somber, depressing time in the life of many Christians. The weather is gloomy, churches are bare and silent, and thinking about suffering and sin is exhausting and discouraging. Read More
About a year ago, my cell phone rang in my pocket while I was in Tamale shopping for my mission, Christ the King parish in Gushiegu, Ghana, which was sixty-five miles away. The urgent call was from James, our catechist, who ... Read More
The crowd was ecstatic. There was cheering and dancing. Little children threw flowers at me, and people reached out for a handshake as I made my way to the welcome arch. This was the jubilant mood the day I arrived at Sacred Heart of Jesus parish ... Read More