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New Missionary Saint!

March 2, 2015

Holy Mass and Rite of Canonization of Blessed Joseph Vaz Pope Francis On the morning of Wednesday 14 January 2015, the Holy Father left the apostolic nunciature in Colombo for Galle Face Green, an urban park in the heart of the financial district of Colombo. The Mass and canonisation of Blessed Joseph Vaz began at …..

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World Youth Day Message

March 2, 2015

Pope Francis has offered his new World Youth Day Message for 2015.  He continues the theme of the Beatitudes.  This year we consider: “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God!” (Mt 5:6) He breaks the Beatitude down into three major points: 1. The desire for happiness… “Dear young men and women, in …..

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Thank You to all MCA Donors!

February 6, 2015

2013-14 School Year MCA Donating Institutions: – Annunciata School, Chicago – Divine Savior RE, Norridge – Immaculate Conception School , Chicago – Incarnation School, Palos Heights – Our Lady of Grace School, Chicago – St. Barbara’s School, Chicago – St. Cyprian Religious Education, River Grove – St. Daniel the Prophet School, Chicago – St. Edward …..

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The Mission Office, formerly known as the Catholic Missions Office, looks to educate and inspire people to take seriously their baptismal responsibility to be on mission in whatever context they live and work. The Office is at the service of the worldwide Church while remaining firmly rooted in the Archdiocese of Chicago. It also serves as the local representative for the Pontifical Mission Societies: The Society for the Propagation of the Faith, Missionary Childhood Association, The Society of Saint Peter Apostle, and the Missionary Union of Priests and Religious.

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"Today, as the Church seeks to experience a profound missionary renewal, there is a kind of preaching which falls to each of us as a daily responsibility. It has to do with bringing the Gospel to the people we meet, whether they be our neighbours or complete strangers. This is the informal preaching which takes place in the middle of a conversation, something along the lines of what a missionary does when visiting a home. Being a disciple means being constantly ready to bring the love of Jesus to others, and this can happen unexpectedly and in any place: on the street, in a city square, during work, on a journey." - Evangelii Gaudium (127)

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