Divine Word Missionary Brother Larry Kieffer SVD faces some of the same problems that farmers everywhere experience—uncertain weather, insects, and changing prices. Bro. Larry, a native of Bellevue, Iowa, has been a missionary in Papua New Guinea for forty-four years. Divine Word Missionaries has about a hundred members in that South Pacific country. ...
On March 14th, an intense cyclone made landfall in Mozambique, right near the port city of Beira, a town of about 500,000 people. Over the next few days, this storm dumped catastrophic amounts of water on the area, ... Read More
In His life, Jesus exemplified the corporal works of mercy: to feed the hungry, to give drink to the thirsty, to clothe the naked, to welcome the stranger, to heal the sick, to visit the imprisoned, and to bury the ... Read More
The Arnold Project, which provides social services for needy families, is named in honor of St. Arnold Janssen, founder of Divine Word Missionaries. The project operates in three parishes in Guayaquil—St. ... Read More