After the storm Idai in Mozambique the Mission goes on

Filipino Divine Word Missionaries working in Mozambique, Fr Ralp Montalban SVD and Fr Phil Pinalgan SVD resume their sacramental ministries and evangelisation services to the devastated communities by the cyclone Idai.

Cyclone Idai ravaged several countries in the southern part of the African continent including Mozambique last March 4 – 21 2019. International news organisation reports fatalities to have reached more than 1 000.

These are photos shared by the Filipino Divine Word Missionaries in their social media accounts dated April 7 2019.

Chapel Marker, “Communidad Sao Francesco Xavier” served by Filipino Divine Word Missionaries
Fr Ralp Montalban SVD taking a selfie in front of their makeshift chapel
Fr Phil Pinalgan SVD infront of the members of the community during their Sunday Mass inside their chapel rebuilt after the storm Idai
Fr Phil Pinalgan SVD seen together with the Christians of the community infront of their chapel

We can only admire the dedication and courage of these young Divine Word Missionaries to serve the Church in whatever place and situation they were sent.

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