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To All FMC Missionaries in Mexico

We have been swimming in an ocean of blessing and joy here at your Big Woods mission base — in the month of April, three of our missionary couples have been/will be married. Their families and friends have come to … Continue reading

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To Mission Team Leaders in General Cepeda, Mexico

Ben and Natalia, and the Schumann missionary kids, All praise, honor and glory to our Lord Jesus Christ, the First and the. Last, the Beginning and the End, the Way, the Truth and the Life; the Light of the World; … Continue reading

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Keep On Keeping On!

Ralph Martin is a famous Catholic Charismatic layman, evangelist, theologian, and missionary apostle. Genie and I first met Ralph by providence in a small international airport in Nandi, Fiji, on our way to the Tonga Islands (our first foreign mission … Continue reading

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Evangelical Catholicism // Talk & Resources from Proclaim 2014

  In preparation for my talk at this year’s Proclaim Conference, I reviewed Church documents on evangelization and collected a number of quotes. View or Download a PDF that contains my notes for this talk: Evangelical Catholicism by Frank Summers  

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Renunciation and Hardship: Part of the Life We Love

By Frank Summers Why do some missionaries who begin with the idea of making missionary service a long term or lifelong vocation later decide to leave the missions and return home? Well, some may only be called to foreign missions … Continue reading

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Catholics, JUST DO IT!

This is the Year of Faith; we have entered a New Springtime of Evangelization; missionary evangelism is the greatest and holiest duty of the Church. Don’t be ashamed of me and my Gospel. Talk with people about me, pray with … Continue reading

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Pope Francis – A Witness for JESUS !

From the moment he stepped out onto the balcony to be introduced to the Church and the world as the newly elected Pope, there was something different about Pope Francis. From the moment he stood before the Church it was … Continue reading

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Frank’s Note: Pope Francis

Brothers and Sisters,  I am so blessed by the selection of our new pope, and I want to reflect on what he already means for me: Pope Francis is a  Jesuit. And that means a lot.  Because he is a … Continue reading

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Small Faith Communities are the Hope of the Church

Since  the  Puebla  Conference  of  Latin  American Bishops, with John Paul II, in 1979, the Church has encouraged the formation of small community groupings for Christian formation and missionary outreach. The Puebla bishops noted that Paul VI saw these small communities … Continue reading

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Frank’s Note: SERVE 2008

Frank’s Note: As Published in Summer Serve 2008 EVANGELIZATION: Recently I learned of the Vatican’s “Doctrinal Note on Some Aspects of Evangelization”, published by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. The document calls us all to be fervent … Continue reading

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