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Fr. John Perdue, M.SS.CC
   As the work of finding vocations to the priesthood and religious life here in America is so difficult and challenging, it brings hope and joy to see the growth in our missions in Nigeria and Indonesia written about in this newsletter.  When I read the story from my Confrere, Fr. Jaison about the work in Indonesia, I find myself hoping that we could somehow speed up the process of preparation for the priesthood so that more of these dedicated men can begin their ministry of helping the people of that region.  Their needs are so compelling.  I am so very glad that we in American were able to help them by our support and we are most committed to continuing that support with the kindness and generosity of good friends like you.  In this part of the world, the Catholic presence desperately needs our tangible aid and our prayers to stay strong and, with God’s grace, growing.  I know you join with me in praying for our missions around the world.  May the witness our Missionaries give of the love present in the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary inspire those they serve to a deeper love of God.

May the peace and love of Christ fill your hearts,  
Father John, M.SS.CC. 

Feast of our Founder, St. Gaetano Errico, October 29.
St. Gaetano mementos presentation

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