Martin Luther King Jr

Since 1986, the third Monday of January has been set aside as a Federal holiday to celebrate and honor the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. There is so much that can be said, so much that can be quoted. Yet I hope we can take time today to pause and read his … Continue reading “Martin Luther King Jr”

Our Brother’s Keepers

On January 14, 1964 Msgr. Anthony Brouwers lost his battle with cancer. The founder of Mission Doctors, the visionary of the Lay Mission Movement lived a short life, yet he did more in those years than many given a longer life. We would like to invite you to read more about our remarkable founder and … Continue reading “Our Brother’s Keepers”

Join us at Discernment Weekend!

If you’ve considered serving long-term as a Mission Doctor, we provide the opportunity to come together at Discernment Weekends to learn about the formation program, and opportunities where you can share your gifts, and live your faith! If you are considering serving long-term as a Mission Doctors please plan to join us on February 2-4! … Continue reading “Join us at Discernment Weekend!”

Happy New Year!

A new year begins and we Catholics also begin the year with the Feast of the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God. Could there be a better way to start a year? Last year, Pope Francis said of this special day “To celebrate Mary as Mother of God and our mother at the beginning of … Continue reading “Happy New Year!”

Merry Christmas!

From all of us at Mission Doctors Association, the Board of Directors, our staff and the doctors who serve, we want to wish everyone a very blessed Christmas. As Mary and Joseph welcomed new life with the birth of Jesus in the stable in Bethlehem, the incarnation of God brings us hope and light and … Continue reading “Merry Christmas!”

Fourth Sunday of Advent

The Fourth Sunday of Advent with Christmas only a day away. Have we been able to spend some time to wake up to God around us? Have we reflected on the reason for this joyful season? Have we reflected on Christ’s birth as a vulnerable baby? So much to reflect upon at such a busy … Continue reading “Fourth Sunday of Advent”

Third Sunday of Advent

Third week of Advent with Christmas slightly over a week away, are you panicked and burdened with so much yet to do? Presents to buy and wrap? Christmas cards to send? Dinners to plan and invitations to mail? It is that time of year and hard for most of us to focus on what is … Continue reading “Third Sunday of Advent”

Second Sunday of Advent

Those of us in southern California know about the desert, which can be reached within three hours from Los Angeles. A landscape where life is reduced to a scale and number which can be shocking at first; there are no towering pine trees, wide expanses of grass, deer or bears in the Mojave Desert. But … Continue reading “Second Sunday of Advent”