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Published: Sunday, Feb. 28 2010 12:00 a.m. MST

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I am so grateful to hear that all the missionaries are safe! I have a brother in the Santiago East mission and have been worried all day, So,now let's just pray for everyone else in Chile!

Omar Aranda

Soy de Chile. Fue espantoso el terremoto, cre que yo y mi familia moriramos. Pero el Seor nos preserv, gracias a …l por eso.
Desde el comienzo del terremoto se perdi todo tipo de comunicaciones, servicios bsicos y transporte.
En el transcurso del da las cosas poco a poco van tomando su normalidad y se puede establecer contacto con los lugares que estaban aislados.
Realmente los misioneros estn bien. El liderazgo local tiene como prioridad cuidar de ellos y sabemos que estn sanos y salvos.
En programas de noticias no se ha mencionado nada con respecto a los misioneros y eso es la mejor seal.
Un abrazo grande para todos los que tenis misioneros en Chile, gracias por ser como Nuestro Padre Celestial y mandarnos a sus hijos a ensearnos.
Amamos a los misioneros y a sus familias.

Re: All Concerned

What happened today was that there were a lot of good people doing their best in a dangerous situation. If something was wrong, parents were contacted. The mission presidents and their wives did all they could to find information as quickly as possible. We should all be grateful for that. Also, there was a doctor from California and his wife that spent the day searching for and caring for our missionaries. As I watched the news unfold, I was grateful for the wonderful system in place for us to find out about our children living on the other side of the world. I am truly grateful that our son is safe. I pray for all those who have been impacted. 500,000 damaged or destroyed homes is devastating. I pray for those of all faiths. May the Lord bless them all.

Karen Huggans

My son is in South Concepcion Mission closest to the center of the Quake...we had moved and changed all phone numbers except his old cell number which my youngest son carries but lost 3 days ago. We got a call from the person who found the phone about 1 hour before the mission doctor got thru to tell us he was okay... So Grateful for the small miracles and the big ones...


My wife and I were just in Chile--Santiago, Talca, and south. Our hearts and prayers extend to all of our friends in Chile, especially those we have not heard from in Talca. Que Dios les bendiga a todos los Chileanos durante este tiempo.


Whew I'm soo happy my best friend is there and I'm just so relieved everything is ok.


I was in Chile during 9/11. I remember watching it unfold on a tv in a cafe. So many strangers came up to me to wish us well and gave their condelences. Although I would prefer it not be under these circumstances, I am sure that we as a nation will return the same courtesies to the chilean people. Que Dios les cuide y bendiga.


My son is serving in the Vina del Mar Mission. Have heard all missionaries are safe. Just haven't heard from him. Love and miss him. Proud of the work he is doing. God bless all of them.


Our Brother, Elder Marn from Costa Rica is in the Robinson Crusoe Island (Juan Fernndez). We now he is ok with his companyon. The island looks completely destroyed. Our prayers for them.


My best friend just got sent to Chili on his mission. His parents said he is accounted for but we have heard nothing else. They won't give us any other information. We are all just waiting to hear from him. This is horrible. I'm happy he is accounted for but still worried. Thank you for the reassuance. I am keeping all of the missionaries in my prayers and I'm anxious to hear more good news...


My cousins name is Father Sony Venus, missionaries from Phillipines serving in Parokya Espiritu Santo, Santiago Chile. If anyone knows about the situation
please post it here.God bless all of them.

1st CAV

Prayers are going out to all the loved ones in Chile. That includes the families back home that are still waiting on a response. Just know others like myself know what your going through.

Chile NOT Chili

the name of the country is "Chile" not "Chili" (note the "e" on the end of the name)


Joy, How could you be so arrogant and condecending? Empathy is also a virtue. Give it a try. Understand what parent and relatives were going through

Glad to hear their ok

I have taught two different districts that went to Concepcion South in the MTC and I am very glad to hear they are all okay. I get emails from one of them every week who is currently serving in Talca. I look forward to his next one!

I hope they get out there and work hard to help other people get back into their homes. Dios bendiga a los chilenos!


I served a mission in the santiago south mission 10 years ago. I am concerned about the people there I know. Does anyone have any current information about the damage to specific areas, such as Pichilemu, Santa Cruz, Peumo? Or a website to find out such information? Thanks.


Thank you for letting us know that our missionaries are fine.


My best friends' son is serving in Chile. Myself has a son serving a mission too. I can't imagine the anguish parents were living yesterday. You have faith but if the Lord himself said there is joy in heaven for a saved soul, that means he also cares and worries about us. If he does, why not us? I am still waiting to hear from a good childhood friend of mine who lives there. I hope she and her family are doing ok. My prayers to the chilean people.


please if somebody have comunication with any missionary from concepcion south mission please let us know, the name of my cousin is Sister o Hermana Cabrera her famly is so worry in Mexico City.


I'm thankful to know all missionaries are safe. My cousin is in Concepcion South Mission. I there a way to know in what part are they being kept, so we know exactly in what place they are and their conditions? Please anyone can help?

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