Missionary Blogs

  • Meanwhile . . .
    I am hunkered-down in Lincoln, Nebraska, observing the many new ways of doing things that the Coronavirus pandemic has forced upon our many school systems. Face-to-face instruction indefinitely postponed; athletics suspended; even standardized testing has ... read more
    By: Tom McGowan – Dominican RepublicPosted: 2020-03-31
    3 months ago
  • Pete is Home (in quarantine)
    Hello everyone, This is Pete’s friend and website admin Holly. Pete came home early from Tanzania due to the coronavirus. Pete has been traveling since early Friday morning, and is now finally home, in quarantine ... read more
    By: Peter Bak – TanzaniaPosted: 2020-03-22
    4 months ago
  • Comfort for Travelers and Workers
    One of my favorite comments Joe received on a course evaluation was: “Dr. Pagano’s tests are hard. But if you study for them, they are really quite easy.” I have smiled about that observation many ... read more
    By: Amy Richter and Joe Pagano – South AfricaPosted: 2020-03-19
    4 months ago
  • March Updates
    Hello Everyone! I apologize (once again) for the long gap between blog posts. First, let me assure you that I am healthy, happy, and safe here in Oman. Like much of the world, we are ... read more
    By: Emma Wright – OmanPosted: 2020-03-18
    4 months ago
  • The children
    The children make life here so pleasant when things are so tough all around them. Many times the eldest girl takes care of the younger siblings in the family. In this picture the girl has ... read more
    By: Peter Bak – TanzaniaPosted: 2020-03-04
    4 months ago
  • First week in Tanzania
    Hello everyone, It’s good to be back here at St. Philips Theological College. Here is some of what I’ve been doing.Pete is wearing ... <a target=read more
    By: Peter Bak – TanzaniaPosted: 2020-02-26
    5 months ago
  • Mercy
    A friend asked what it is like being in a place that’s unfamiliar, where I’m a stranger. I responded that it’s a privilege, but that sometimes I’m so focused on taking in the details of ... read more
    By: Amy Richter and Joe Pagano – South AfricaPosted: 2020-02-18
    5 months ago
  • Awesome Anna and the American-made Peace Plan
    Today we celebrate the Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord ... read more
    By: Della Wager Wells – JerusalemPosted: 2020-02-03
    5 months ago
  • A tiny article about the life of FSRL: a reflection upon the occasion of the memorials for those lost in the catastrophic earthquake ten years ago
    This little article was written on January 9th 2020.  It is a reflection on the life of FSRL, in light of the earthquake in Haiti ten years ago on January 12, 2010.   If you are ... read more
    By: Donnel and Janet O’Flynn – HaitiPosted: 2020-01-10
    6 months ago
  • Our biggest class yet!
    School is back in session in this new year!   The twenty-seven new first-year students are here!  They should have started in the first week of October, but their first day was Tuesday 7 January.  On ... read more
    By: Donnel and Janet O’Flynn – HaitiPosted: 2020-01-10
    6 months ago
  • Christmas community
    The stain glass window in the back of the cathedral, dark because the sun is not outThe greeting “Merry Christmas” started on September 1st, ... read more
    By: Mitchel Bibelheimer – PhilippinesPosted: 2019-12-27
    7 months ago
  • Well Past Time
    As the title of this blog post says, it is well past time for an update from the Gregorys in Guatemala. To be honest, we’ve been saying that several months now and Brian has been ... read more
    By: Brian Gregory – GuatemalaPosted: 2019-12-21
    7 months ago
  • Year 2 begins
    My last sunset in the U.S. before boarding my flightI arrived back in the Philippines on December 2nd to start my second year. My ... read more
    By: Mitchel Bibelheimer – PhilippinesPosted: 2019-12-13
    7 months ago
  • Sermon: Pray…then Act
    St. Alban’s Mission, Antigua, GuatemalaThe Rev. Brian GregoryOctober 20, 2019Church Year C: The 19th Sunday after PentecostGenesis 32:22-31, Psalm 121, 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5, Luke 18:1-8 Good morning. It has been a couple of months since ... read more
    By: Brian Gregory – GuatemalaPosted: 2019-10-24
    9 months ago
  • A New Normal
    It is hard to believe we have been in Guatemala for more than a month now. Our first week and a half was spent taking a bit of time getting settled (yes, there is privilege ... read more
    By: Brian Gregory – GuatemalaPosted: 2019-09-17
    10 months ago