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Encountering God in the Face of Missioners

While our missioners encounter God in those we serve, we often find ourselves experiencing God through our missioners themselves. Development Director Br. Paul O’Keeffe, OFM, shares how our missioners inspire him: Br. Paul O’Keeffe, OFM, with some of our missioners in Bolivia: Kitzi Hendricks, Lynn Myrick and Joel Vaughn “My ministry with Franciscan Mission Service…

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February Soups: Broccoli Cheddar and Moroccan Lentil

Paul O’Keeffe, OFM, and his soup (Photo by Dan Horan, OFM). Br. Paul O’Keeffe, chef-turned-development director, whipped up two more delicious soups for our second Souposium this past Sunday. If you couldn’t make the event or need some meatless dishes for Lent, here’s how you can make these soups yourself. Broccoli Cheddar Cheese Soup Ingredients…

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Br. Paul’s Recipe for Cream of Mushroom Soup

The cream of mushroom soup was so popular at our inaugural Souposium event that guests quickly emptied the pot and were scraping the bottom just to get a taste. When we brought Br. Paul O’Keeffe, OFM, on staff last month, we gained both a development director and a trained chef. Before becoming a FMS lay missioner or…

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Prayers for Christmas: Kindness

Paul in Ghana Today’s prayer for Christmas comes from Br. Paul O’Keeffe, OFM, of Holy Name Province, who served as a lay missioner to Jamaica and Africa in the mid-’90s. “This Christmas I am thankful for the many people God has placed in my life the past year. For those people who have loved me,…

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