Latter-day Saint missionaries can now call and text home weekly on preparation day, the church's First Presidency has announced. Missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints can now call, text or video chat weekly, the First Presidency announced Friday. Source 3n.
I find it's always good for missionaries to at least have some sort of communication with their families since they'll be out for a long while. It keeps them more focused and determined for their goal and mentally prepares them for the next weeks ahead.
We interrupt Mormon Missionaries Calling Home to share wise words from the good old days:
Today is: 17th September (GMT), in history on the 17th of September, 1948 AD the following death happened:
Count Folke Bernadotte: UN mediator for Palestine, assassinated