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  • February 23, 2017   The Mission Remains the Same

    Over four years after the opening of the St. John Paul II maternity hospital in Isiolo, Kenya. The MaterCare hospital in Isiolo was officially opened on May 19th, 2012. In the nearly 5 years since, we have seen an immense growth in the number of pa...

  • February 13, 2017   URGENT APPEAL for Isiolo

    Donate now at: https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/matercare-international-canada/UrgentIsioloAppeal/ Over 60,000 people in Isiolo County are in urgent need of aid due to the persistent drought. This is an urgent appeal for MaterCare Internatio...

  • February 12, 2017   "Responding to a call"

    Ecclesiasticus 15: 15-20; 1 Cor 2:6-10; Mt 5:17-37  Racial Justice Day Introduction St.Paul wanted the Christian community to be different. It was a place where alienation would be obviated and eliminated. He wrote about good human relat-ionships a...

  • February 11, 2017   XXV World Day of the Sick

    MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR THE TWENTY-FIFTH WORLD DAY OF THE SICK 2017 Amazement at what God has accomplished: “The Almighty has done great things for me…” (Lk 1:49)  Dear Brothers and Sisters,  On 11 February next, the Twenty-f...

  • January 30, 2016   The Beatitudes

    THE FOURTH SUNDAY OF THE YEAR A (2017) THE BEATITUDES (MT 5:1-12) Can we imagine that St. Paul in writing to his fractious Corinthians is asking them to learn something of the mind and heart of Jesus expressed in the beatitudes? He is fairly unspar...

  • January 25, 2017   MCI's 2016 Annual Report

    2016 was a year that focused on media, organization and management for MaterCare International (MCI). Project Isiolo: 2016 Review 2016 Project Milestones and Construction Updates:   A new Field Officer was hired and has been operating in Isiolo sin...

  • January 15, 2017   Peace Sunday

    Second Sunday of Ordinary Time A Boarbank Hall 2017  Peace Sunday 2017 1 Cor 1:1-3 Today we are praying especially for peace. To help us centre our minds on its supreme importance we could do no better than pay especial a...

  • January 8, 2017   Epiphany

    The Magi (Mt 2:1-12) The images on the gable end of the Justinian basilica in today’s Bethlehem date from the sixth century (between 527 AD and 565 AD). That basilica was not destroyed by the Persians in 614 AD when they laid waste the Holy Land. T...

  • January 6, 2017   Statement on 'Male Pill' Study

    MATERCARE INTERNATIONAL STATEMENT ON ‘MALE PILL’ STUDY PUBLISHED OCTOBER, 20161   Introduction The authors’ premise is that the development of a safe and effective reversible method of male contraception is still an unmet need. This prospec...