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0 Like Water For a Thirsty Soul

For most of us, spiritual thirst is the only dire thirst we will ever know. We may experience physical thirst temporarily, but the constant lack of access to clean water that will bring us life and relief and physical hope and possibility? We will likely never know that kind of thirst. Colleen C. Mitchell shows how you can help those without access to clean drinking water.

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0 Go Forth Event Prepares New FOCUS Alumni for Lifelong Evangelization

Missionaries who have served with FOCUS, the Fellowship of Catholic University Students, often find it difficult after they end their time on campus to find a community with shared Catholic values. At times, these departing and transitioning FOCUS missionaries and staff experience challenges as they move from campus into new workplaces, new parishes and new situations with family and friends.

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0 Path of the Padres

Every year Michael Carrillo tries to take advantage of a hike that gives him a brief glimpse of what St. Junípero Serra’s band of missionaries might have experienced on their way to evangelize the mission fields of early California. He uses the hike as a pilgrimage to honor all missionaries, past and present.

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0 When Missionaries Are Hungry

Marianna Bartholomew reminds us of the sacrifice that missionaries make for each of us. When missionaries visit our churches to tell their stories, let’s listen, learn, introduce ourselves to them personally, keep them in our daily prayers, and respond to financial needs generously.

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