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Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ

Sunday 6 June Vincent Donovan was a missionary in Africa, among the Maasai people. A member of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, the Spiritans, he was ordained in 1952 and went to Tanzania in 1965. Part of his ministry was to go from village to village to celebrate the Eucharist. A rule that he […]

Thursday 7 July

Gen 44:18-21,23-29,45:1-5, Ps105, Matt 10 7-15 The missionary’s handbook In this passage Jesus gives his disciples detailed instructions: travel light, and let the power of the message support you. Vincent Donovan,a missionary to the Masai, applied these instructions almost to the letter, as chronicled in his book Christianity Rediscovered. He was not prepared for the […]