Tag Archives: lds missionaries

Sister Fanny Clain, Injured in Brussels Attack, Speaks Out

Sister Fanny Clain, Injured in Brussels Attack, Speaks Out

The young, French LDS sister missionary on her way to the United States Tuesday morning was at the checkout desk at the Brussels airport when the first of two bombs exploded nearby, she told European news outlets Thursday. “There was just an enormous noise, like the end of the world in a second,”Sister Fanny Clain told France TV Pluzz, “and …

Read More »

Stunning Testimony from Elder Mason Wells, Injured LDS Missionary

Stunning Testimony from Elder Mason Wells, Injured LDS Missionary

“I know that if I can feel His love sitting on a sidewalk next to a destroyed airport, that God – He’ll talk to His other children too.” A powerful new video from Elder Mason Wells, taken in the hospital where he is recovering from multiple burns and injuries from the recent terrorist attack in Belgium, was released by Fox …

Read More »

Injured LDS Missionary Has Now Faced Three Terrorist Attacks

Injured LDS Missionary Has Now Experienced Three Terrorist Attacks

For many, the idea of living through a terrorist attack seems anything but helpful. But for Elder Mason Wells, 19, his experiences may have made a big difference as he faced yesterday’s horrific bombings in Brussels. During the Boston Marathon Bombing of 2013, Wells and his father had been a block away from the finish line where the bombs detonated, killing three …

Read More »

LDS Mission President in Paris France Speaks Out in Online Interview

LDS Mission President in Paris France Speaks Out in Online Interview

President Frederic J. Babin of the France Paris Mission, which covers the area of Belgium where the attacks earlier today took place, gave an online interview regarding the missionaries injured in the Brussels airport attack. “They’re doing ok,” President Babin said, seeming to fight through both exhaustion and emotion to speak. “We would like to thank all those who have been …

Read More »

Three Mormon Missionaries Injured in Belgium Explosion

Three Mormon Missionaries Injured in Belgium Explosion

News Release from Mormon Newsroom | Photo by Pavel Ohal UPDATE 10:12 PM MDT: The mission president for the Paris France Mission has shared a short online video expressing how the missionaries are doing and their thoughts to Belgium. Watch it here. UPDATE 12:32 PM MDT: The Empey family has released a short statement on Facebook.   UPDATE: 12:00 PM MDT: The Church …

Read More »

Mormon Missionaries in Ohio Partake in Three-Day ‘Feast of the Poor’

Mormon Missionaries in Ohio Partake in Three-Day ‘Feast of the Poor’

Elder Bill Wydner was an efficient bagger and he wasn’t afraid to tease his fellow missionaries as he lapped them. “I think I should sit this one out, I’m two or three laps ahead of you,” he joked. Wydner and the other Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints missionaries donated nonperishable food items to End 68 Hours of Hunger …

Read More »

5 Things Every Missionary Mom Needs to Survive

For a young elder or sister about to embark on their missions, it is a time of great anticipation and excitement. For their mothers, it can mark the beginning of the hardest two years or eighteen months they’ll face. The same is true for any parent or guardian of a missionary. It is a sacred and special time, but it …

Read More »

Memories of Missionary Killed in Pennsylvania Shared By Her Mission Family

Sister Rosie Johnson, matron of the Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Mission, recently shared memories of Sister Sadie Wells, who was killed in a car accident earlier this month. “Have you ever heard it said that when good people leave good things continue to happen?” Sister Johnson wrote on the blog she keeps for the mission. She talked of the transfer that placed …

Read More »

All LDS Missionaries In Taiwan Safe After Earthquake

All LDS Missionaries In Taiwan Safe After Earthquake

(Photo courtesy of DesertNews.com) President Kurt Blickenstaff, mission president of the Taiwan Taichung Mission, reported all missionaries serving in Taiwan are safe after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit the country on Saturday. Church spokesman Dale Jones issued this statement, published in Deseret News: “The Church extends our love and concern for the people of Taiwan impacted by this major earthquake. …

Read More »

Church Announces New Missions in Africa, Asia

Church Announces New Missions in Africa, Asia

Originally posted on Mormon Newsroom.  The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints today announced the formation of three new missions: the Democratic Republic of the Congo Mbuji-Mayi Mission, the Nigeria Owerri Mission and the Vietnam Hanoi Mission.   Each of these three new missions will be created by realigning boundaries of existing missions and will be operational on or …

Read More »

Notice: ob_end_flush(): failed to send buffer of zlib output compression (0) in /home/ecommfd5/public_html/ldsdaily/wp-includes/functions.php on line 5107