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Mis Hijos – My Sons

Editor’s note: As four students from Valley of the Angels prepare to graduate, Missioner Amanda Ceraldi shares how her friendship with them over the last two years has impacted her and her time on mission. I must have said goodbye to George* at least ten times.  Every time I saw him I would squeeze him…

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Editor’s Note: Missioner Maeve Gallagher describes what it was like to see the first graduating class at Valley of the Angels school in Guatemala.  My high school graduation was fairly unremarkable.  I walked across the stage alongside 500 other students feeling relief that I soon would be leaving the Midwest.  For me, graduating high school…

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Recommiting to a Life-Long Mission

Mission does not end with a flight back to the U.S. It does not end with the completion of a term of service or a year of volunteering.  Every three years, our returned missioners from across the country gather in Colorado for three days to reflect on this fact. This weekend, our retreat centers around…

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Mission Monday: Applications for International Service Due June 10

Do you find yourself praying often for people in need overseas? Do you feel called to do your part to build global community? Do you want to serve with fellow Christians, respecting religious and cultural diversity? If you have an open heart and are ready for an experience you will treasure for the rest of…

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