My Dear Friends,
Each year, we welcome a member of a poor diocese or missionary group as part of the Missionary Cooperation Plan.  This event is part of the Society for the Propagation of the Faith, of which I’m the director for the Diocese of Raleigh.

Next weekend, we will have a guest speaker at all of our Masses who will speak on behalf of Mission Doctors Association.  This group of Catholic physicians serves the poor in the United States, Africa, Papua New Guinea, Thailand, and Latin America.  Our speaker will be Dr. Margarita Nuñez.

She will share the work of this nearly 60-year old organization, and her experience as Mission Doctors serving in Latin America.

Dr. Nunez served in Belize at Hillside Clinic along with her two teenage children. This location gave her the opportunity to provide direct patient care and training,

Since 1959, Mission Doctors Association has made it possible for Catholic physicians and their families to share their gifts and live their faith at mission hospitals in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Pacific.

A mission of healing and partnership of hope, Mission Doctors Association invites us to keep all the Mission Doctors in our prayers.  Please consider supporting generously the lifesaving work of MDA.

Sincerely yours in Christ,

–           Father Bob