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  • December 8, 2016   The Immaculate Conception

    Be it done unto me according to thy word (Lk 1:26-38) The year 1854 was not a good one in the history of the papacy. The papal states were under threat. “Catholic French troops” were protecting the pope against “Catholic Italian troops” up to...

  • November 29, 2016   What's your #UNSelfie?

    Today is Giving Tuesday in Canada, an international day of giving! We are partnering with CanadaHelps for the 3rd year in a row. Our partnership page is here at: http://givingtuesday.ca/partners/matercare-international You can help by sharing our par...

  • Nov 23, 2016   Response to arguments against Conscientious Objection

    In response to Savulescu and Schuklenk’s article “Doctors Have no Right to Refuse Medical Assistance in Dying, Abortion or Contraception.”  In the article by Savulescu and Schuklenk entitled “Doctors Have no Right to Refuse Medical Assistanc...

  • November 18, 2016   The Promise of Resurrection

    The Thirty Second Sunday of Ord Time C  The Promise of Resurrection (Lk 20:27-38)  The Sadducees posed Jesus the most fundamental question of all: what is the point of life? Since they thought death ended everything why may they not enjoy life to ...

  • November 13, 2016   Keep Us Faithful in Serving You

    REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY There is one common experience that unites all normal people in the British Isles today: memory. At the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918 the First World War ended. Scarcely a family in these lands was untouched b...

  • November 8, 2016   Merti clinic gets new Solar Panel System installed

    MaterCare's Merti clinic, a integral part of Project Isiolo, got new solar panels installed by our Kenya Project Manager, Normand Peladeau. Not only are these panels part of the initiative to keep Project Isiolo green by using renewal energy, they ar...

  • October 24, 2016    What is NaProTechnology?

    NaProTECHNOLOGY (NPT) is a science of women's healthcare that approaches procreative and gynecologic health problems in a way which is completely cooperative with the menstrual and fertility cycles. This educational technology, developing for over ...

  • September 28, 2016   MCI Executive Director speaks at SPUC National Conference

    Dr. Robert Walley, MaterCare International's Executive Director, gave his presentation titled "Why I chose to leave country, home and family to Practice Medicine in Full Freedom of Conscience" during the SPUC (Society for the Protection of Unborn Chi...

  • Position Filled: Kenya Field Officer

    MaterCare International is pleased to announce that the position for Field Officer has been filled. Katarzyna Cieślak has been selected to begin in Isiolo, Kenya later this year. Katarzyna, also known as Kasia, comes to us as a graduate from the Uni...

  • "Prof. Bogdan Chazan did not commit professional misconduct"

    Polish Chamber of Physicians: Prof. Bogdan Chazan did not commit professional misconduct. "The conscience of man is indivisible" 08/23/2016 12:32 Source (in Polish): http://www.polskieradio.pl/5/3/Artykul/1658663,Naczelna-Izba-Lekarska-prof-Bogdan-Ch...

  • August 25, 2016   Our Blog is Moving

    For the past 4 years, the readership of our blog has continued to grow. Thanks to your continued support and readership, we are now offering a better way to find MaterCare materials, articles and resources. The blog is moving to our new site at Mater...

  • August 22, 2016   Zika Virus Statement: Updated

                    MaterCare International Statement on Zika Virus, Updated on August 22, 2016  a causal relationship exists between prenatal Zika virus infection  and microcephaly and other serious brain anomalies A causal relationship exist...

  • August 15, 2016   Feast of the Assumption

    Introduction Mary, in her own quiet and loving way, was with Jesus from the beginning of his earthly life to its end. My mother and my brethren are those who hear the word of God and do it, he said (Lk 8:21). The Catholic faith believes the mother of...

  • July 28, 2016   MCI Responds to Normandy Attacks

    MaterCare International mourns the death of Fr Jacques Hamel who was murdered in the horrific terrorist atrocity in Normandy. He, along with those wounded physically and mentally in the attack, will be at the forefront of our prayers in the coming da...

  • MCI Remembers H.E. Zygmunt Zimowski

    H.E. Archbishop Zygmunt Zimowski passed away yesterday, a long time advocate of life and the dignity of the sick. Archbishop Zygmunt Zimowski was the president of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Health Care Workers since his appointme...

  • July 10, 2016   What is Clinic Regulation?

    Clinic regulations are a vital part of ALL medical clinic administrations. Clinics ought not treat regulations like an annoying obstacle to providing their services rather than the necessity they are for safe practice. The goal of clinic regulation...

  • June 13, 2016   Congratulations to Dr. Elvis Šeman

    MaterCare International wishes to congratulate Dr. Elvis Šeman on being awarded a PhD by Published Works from Flinders University. Flinders Unviersity stated, "The Faculty recognises that a research higher degree represents a considerable achieveme...

  • JUNE 7, 2016   MCI remembers Sr. Ann Ward

    “The arch-enemy of compassion is pity.”- Sister Dr. Ann Ward Sister Ann Ward spent over 50 years with the Medical Missionaries of Mary, obtained her Master's and her Fellowship in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at University College Dublin where she ...

  • June 3, 2016   An unexpected game of soccer!

    From MCI Project Manager, Simon Walley, on his recent trip to Isiolo, Kenya: As a soccer coach and executive member for the Paradise Soccer association, I brought soccer balls and jerseys with me. I was lucky enough to meet up with Fr. Timothy who is...