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St. Frances Xavier Cabrini

September 2, 2017

Who: Mother Cabrini was born 2 months premature on July 15, 1850 in Lombardy, Italy. She later founded of the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. She was sent to serve Italian immigrants and orphans in the United States of America. In the course of her life she founded 67 orphanages, schools and …..

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Past, Present, and Future

October 13, 2017

FLIER HERE – When: Thursday, November 9 6:30pm Reception 7:00pm Presentation Where: DePaul Student Center (Lincoln Park) 2250 N Sheffield Ave Rm. 314B Center for World Catholicism and Intercultural Theology, DePaul University – During the first 6 centuries of Christianity, North Africa was one of the “heartlands.” Today, the African continent is again one of …..

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The Challenges in Haiti and South Sudan

October 13, 2017

 FLIER HERE — When: Thursday, October 19 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm 6:30pm Reception 7:00pm Discussion Where: DePaul Student Center (Lincoln Park) 2250 N Sheffield Ave. Chicago  — On the heels of Pope Francis’ newest book, The Works of Mercy, the Center for World Catholicism & Intercultural Theology is hosting this second lecture in its new …..

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What is a Mission Diocese?

September 3, 2017

Some call them mission dioceses, some call them “the missions” and others the “young churches.”  All of these names and others refer to parts of the world where the Catholic Church continues to evangelize and reach those who do not yet know Jesus Christ. For a long time the Church has spoken of these local churches …..

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100 years Since St. Frances Cabrini’s Death

September 3, 2017

St. Frances Xavier Cabrini 1850-1917 “Prayer is powerful! It fills the earth with mercy, it makes the divine clemency pass from generation to generation; right along the course of the centuries wonderful works have been achieved through prayer.” Feast Day: November 13 International Patron of Immigrants First U.S. Citizen Saint Foundress of the Missionary Sisters …..

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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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