Children Peace Initiative- Kenya

September 9, 2014

Monica Kinyua and Jane Wanjiru are the founders of Children Peace Initiative – Kenya.  Our mission immersion group, who visited Nairobi in June, had the opportunity to meet them and learn about their work in building lasting peace in Kenya.  You can find more information about Children Peace Initiative – Kenya at: They will be in …..

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St. Therese of Lisieux

September 5, 2014

Who: Marie Françoise Thérèse Martin in Alençon, France, on January 2, 1873, she was the youngest of nine children. At the age of 15, Thérèse entered the Carmelite convent at Lisieux, becoming a religious Sister two years later. What: Thérèse wanted very much to leave her convent in France and be sent on mission, specifically …..

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Building the Kingdom

September 5, 2014

 Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy Kingdom come, thy Will be done, on earth as it is in heaven…   What does it mean to want God’s Kingdom to come? God’s Kingdom is where justice and peace reign. It’s also referred to as “Heaven” or the “Reign of God.” It’s what …..

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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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