News from April 2016

Nepal Earthquake - one year on

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Monday saw the anniversary of the first of the two devastating earthquakes to strike Nepal in 2015. A year ago yesterday, CMSI launched its Nepal Earthquake Response Appeal. Twelve months on, what’s the picture in Nepal and how have our Global Partners been responding?

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Posted by Roger Cooke on Thu, 28 Apr 2016 | 0 comments

Spaces available on Nepal team

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CMSI recently announced a META (Mission Experience Team Abroad) to Nepal, which is scheduled to visit our Global Partners in the first half of November. There are still spaces on this team. Could this be an opportunity for you or for someone you know?

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Posted by Roger Cooke on Thu, 28 Apr 2016 | 1 comments

Hearing tests, church visits and final farewells

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As the team make their long journey back to Ireland, they’ve sent an update of their various activities over the past few days.

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Bukavu_diocese__5_ Posted by bukavu 2016 on Wed, 27 Apr 2016 | 2 comments | Visit Bukavu 2016's blog

Roofs, worship and bears

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In his latest update from DR Congo, Rev Matthew Hagan shares some highlights from a day (last Thursday) in the life of the Bukavu META.

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Bukavu_diocese__5_ Posted by bukavu 2016 on Mon, 25 Apr 2016 | 2 comments | Visit Bukavu 2016's blog

Week of prayer for Gambella

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Following the recent violence and unrest in the Gambella region of Ethiopia, our partners there have issued an urgent call for a week of prayer.

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Posted by Roger Cooke on Mon, 25 Apr 2016 | 0 comments

Safe arrival and prayer request

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Team member, Rev Matthew Hagan, provides an update from the team, who have safely arrived in Bukavu.

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Bukavu_diocese__5_ Posted by bukavu 2016 on Thu, 21 Apr 2016 | 3 comments | Visit Bukavu 2016's blog

Bacon butties and family reunions

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Some reflections from Saturday’s Shine event in Swords.

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Posted by Roger Cooke on Mon, 18 Apr 2016 | 0 comments

Of Mice and Men and Women

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Nigel and Carol have a disturbing visitor

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Publicity_shot Posted by Nigel and Carol Weallans on Fri, 15 Apr 2016 | 0 comments | Visit Nigel and Carol Weallans's blog

Ready, Steady, Wait...and Go

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After a couple of false starts the small team visiting DR Congo is now ready to go.

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Bukavu_diocese__5_ Posted by bukavu 2016 on Thu, 14 Apr 2016 | 1 comments | Visit Bukavu 2016's blog