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Father Eusebe Menard

Father Eusebe Henri Menard was ordained a priest in 1941. He made his mark both by his eloquence and in the special way he brought the Gospel to life in his work to expand by the size and reach of the preisthood and support its mission to improve the lives of the under-priviledged.

Hogar

Hogar San Pedro

The Hogar San Pedro, a care and convalescent center in Peru, welcomes people of all ages in need. Its outpatient clinic, pharmacy and a community bazaar provide considerable assistance to the surrounding population.

Mukoko

Mukoko

The Mukoko Health and Maternity Center in the Democratic Republic of Congo, serves a population of about 2 000 people and offers medical consultations and assistance following pregnancy, childbirth and surgery.

Comedor

The Comedor

The Comedor San Martín de Porres is a community kitchen whose priority is serving balanced lunches to nearly 100 children every day.

Formation of spiritual leaders

Training of spiritual leaders

The religious and lay spiritual leaders trained by the MSA, are found on three continents : America, Africa and Asia. They have, as their light, a pastoral and humanitarian mission to help the poor.

CIMA

CIMA

CIMA Home in Peru, is a rehabilitation center that welcomes boys 8-17 years living on the streets, abandoned by their families or struggling with substance abuse problems. Here these young people find a path to rehabilitation, studies and learn a trade for a productive new life.

Volunteer Program

Every year, many people go to Hogar San Pedro clinic and convalescent center for a volunteer stay. They offer their help and best smiles for staff and patients.

Bishop Christian Rodembourg, a missionary bishop

In this publication you will read about the journey of Bishop Christian Rodembourg, M.S.A., recently appointed bishop of the diocese of Saint-Hyacinthe. His sepcial way of spreading the joy of the Gospel to the world, is to go to meet his neighbors, to rub shoulders with others in their daily lives. This is one reason he went to visit his fellow missionaries in Asia, Africa and South America, while he was assistant general of the M.S.A. and Vice-President of the père-Ménard Foundation. He came back from these humanely and spiritually enriched.

Despite Bishop Christian having risen within the Church to become a bishop, he has never lost his common touch and remains close to his brothers sisters in humanity.

In this edition, we also give you news of the communities of the Missionnaries of the Holy Apostles recently established in Asia. Indeed, in Vietnam and Indonesia, many young people have already come to swell the ranks of future priests. It is an important initiative for the M.S.A. and the Catholic Church.

Closer to home, in eastern Montreal, the Saint-Jean-Vianney College, founded by Father Ménard in 1958, has hired a spiritual, cultural and community relations facilitator. The Foundation supports this outreach project, which offers guidance to young people in their quest to existential questions that so many adolescents face.

And, as is our annual tradition, On November 2 to 10, the Missionaries of the Holy Apostles will celebrate masses for your relatives and friends who have been registred with us. You can use the reply coupon on the back of the newsletter or send us a list of the people you wish to be included; the cost is $ 10 per name. All gifts received during this campaign will be used for the formation of spiritual leaders and future priets.

We hope you enjoy reading our last issue!


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