See my people

Brother Geoffrey Sinange

I wrote this when I was a first year novice, and I felt it is our task and duty as brothers to share with one another about our various activities in our provinces, regions and communities. Community life It is my pleasure to share with you about our intercongregational novices course. These are courses organized…

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Lawrence Ndonga, Kenya

“Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, certain that God is appealing through us. We plead on Christ’s behalf, ‘Be reconciled to God!’” (2 Corinthians 5:20). I consider myself an ambassador of Christ through Brothers CMM and take it upon myself to ensure that I live and spread their values of Mercy wherever I go. It is on…

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Brother Andrea Sifuna, Kenya

Mercy can have many different outward ‘colours’. When we take action where people have suffered injustice, and attempt to bring about changes in situations that violate human dignity, then we are serving justice. When we are honest and straightforward in our relations with one another, then we are serving the truth. When we ourselves assume…

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Brother Harrie van Geene, the Netherlands

Visible, audible, tangible. Those three words are important: they indicate that God’s merciful love takes concrete shape in our mission and indeed becomes a reality for others. And they call forth all kinds of ideas. Visible is the mercy in our work, in our projects and in our communities. It is visible, too, in our teaching…

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Henk van de Wal, associate member, the Netherlands

In the summer of 2008, we visited the Oyugis Integrated Project for the fifth time. Our first time was in 2000, when we left for Kenya, unsure, yet hopeful, with our two girls who were then 9 and 11 years old. In the meantime, we know what we can expect; we meet old friends, and…

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