Mission Stories

This Romanian Abortionist Converted into a Pro-Life Leader!

By HLI Staff / August 21, 2021 /

With support from HLI, Alyona is helping her family and community respect life. Talking to Alyona now, it’s hard to imagine that she used to be an abortionist. Before she found HLI Ukraine, she spent 20 years ending pre-born lives. But when our missionaries taught her the value of every human life, she knew she…

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Two Lives and a Marriage Saved in Malawi!

By HLI Staff / August 19, 2021 /

More mothers threatened with forced abortion still need help. Mary came to HLI Malawi in urgent need of help. Her husband didn’t want any more children. He made Mary use contraceptives, and when those failed, he insisted on abortion. Mary said no. She thought she would rather die than kill her child. But her husband…

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Pro-life Conference Inspired Tarence to Become a Priest!

By HLI Staff / July 25, 2021 /

Pro-life Conference Inspired Tarence to Become a Priest! HLI Malaysia taught this young man the value of life. Now he wants to do the same for others. The Asia Pacific Conference was the turning point for Tarence’s vocation. His faith life had been on an upward spiral since HLI Malaysia started visiting his high school.…

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Unexpected Visitor to Bioethics Library Makes a Powerful Impact

By HLI Staff / July 24, 2021 / Comments Off on Unexpected Visitor to Bioethics Library Makes a Powerful Impact

Armed with information, this ambulance driver is bringing the Gospel of Life to his hospital coworkers. Michele was an unusual visitor to the HLI Bioethics Library in Rome. The library primarily serves priests, seminarians, religious, and future professors. Through it, they find the resources they need to defend human dignity in the academic sphere. Michele…

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Mayelin Welcomes New Life and Heals Old Wounds

By HLI Staff / July 15, 2021 /

Through HLI Dominican Republic, this mom found a way to keep her baby and change her life. “Even though I thought it was a cluster of cells, I knew something was wrong in my heart, inside me. I could not find the face of the baby, but I cried that day.” It was heartbreaking to…

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HLI Tanzania Helped this Father Raise a Pro-Life Family

By HLI Staff / June 22, 2021 /
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Now Paschal wants to share the Gospel of Life with his whole village. At an event our donors sponsored, Paschal made a promise that would change his life forever. This was the first time he learned about the population control movement. Emil Hagamu of HLI Tanzania came to Paschal’s village. He showed the community they…

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Conference in the Philippines Rekindles Faith

By HLI Staff / June 19, 2021 /
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Elrinda’s surprise conversion brings a new ally to the pro-life cause. Elrinda Lopez had no interest in the pro-life mission. She came to this conference for another reason. Her husband had died, and she spent months of lockdown alone in her home. When the restrictions eased, HLI was among the first groups to start hosting…

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Pro-Family Message Healed this Broken Marriage

By HLI Staff / June 17, 2021 /

Now Alina’s daughter will grow up with a father in her home. “I didn’t understand why we argued so much, so I filed for divorce.” Alina was making the biggest mistake of her life. Her husband loved her, but she had no idea how to work through the conflicts. So she took her four-year-old daughter…

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HLI Missionary Attacked for Supporting Pro-Life Candidates

By HLI Staff / May 27, 2021 /
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Unfazed, Fr. Opio of HLI Uganda prepares to launch a chastity education bill in Parliament. As Fr. Opio unlocked his car, a rock sailed past his head and smashed the windshield. The thug accused him of foiling the re-election of Monica Amoding to the Ugandan parliament. Then he ran off. A bystander told Fr. Opio…

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Priest Training Impacts Youth in Peru

By HLI Staff / May 20, 2021 /
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With tools from HLI training, Fr. Chumpén is bringing young people to Christ. During his five years of priesthood, Fr. Chumpén has met young people with a host of spiritual wounds. Some come from abusive homes. Some are grieving a son or daughter they aborted or struggling with homosexuality. Others are just trying to find…

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