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Fr. Andrzej Dzida, Missionary in South Sudan

May 1, 2017

These are recent letters from Fr. Andrzej Dzida. He writes about the Pope’s visit to Egypt and his future visit to South Sudan.  In both contexts there is great need for peace and understanding.  He also writes about refugee camps in Uganda, as a result of conflicts in South Sudan.  He draws a connection between Polish …..

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Bolivia Summer Immersion for Young Adults

April 25, 2017

 IMMERSION IN BOLIVIA —— When: Monday August 14, 2017 at 9:00 AM PDT -to- Saturday August 26, 2017 at 7:00 PM PDT Where: Cochabamba and Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia —— Young Adults seeking to enrich their personal and ministerial Catholic identity are invited to apply for this immersion experience in Bolivia: – Help …..

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Foundation for Children in Need

February 17, 2017

Let the Children Smile! One of the missionary organizations that the Mission Office supports, Foundation for Children in Need (FCN), has successfully coordinated (for a third year) cleft lip and cleft palate surgeries in collaboration with Smile Network International, USA and Santhiram Hospital, Nandyal, Kurnool India from February 5 to 11, 2017. 72 children benefited from …..

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HEAL’s Newest Project: a Security WALL!

February 17, 2017

We recently received this update from Home to Enhance African Life (HEAL), which serves the spiritual, educational, material and legal needs of orphans and widows in Nigeria.  President, Nick Costello, says: As 2017 kicks off, we face a new and more serious threat to the Compassionate Home and the orphans to whom HEAL’s mission is …..

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Mission Trip West Virginia

February 13, 2017

Energy Immersion, Direct Service, Prayer, Reflection and Call to Action Trip West Virginia 2017 Saint Nicholas of Evanston parishioners, Jeanie Brabeck and Patricia Trafton, are leading an energy immersion and service trip in connection with the Wheeling Jesuit University Appalachian Institute in West Virginia July 22–29th. This is a multi-generational trip. All are welcome. The …..

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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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