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St. Teresa of Calcutta

January 30, 2017

“By blood, I am Albanian. By citizenship, an Indian. By faith, I am a Catholic nun. As to my calling, I belong to the world. As to my heart, I belong entirely to the Heart of Jesus.” -Mother Teresa Who: St. Teresa of Calcutta also known as Mother Teresa, was the founder of the Missionaries of Charity …..

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2016-2017 School Year

August 15, 2017

THANK YOU TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE MISSIONARY CHILDHOOD! Institution Address Involvement St. Alphonsus/St. Patrick School 20 W145 Davey Rd. Lemont Prayed World Mission Rosary during Mission Month St. Angela School 1332 N. Massasoit Ave. Chicago MCA Christmas Artwork Contest St. Barbara School 2859 S. Throop Chicago Advent and Lent participation for MCA St. Blasé …..

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Mission In China & Hong Kong

July 31, 2017

For the months of July and August 2017 the Mission Office was blessed to have two guests on the Mission Matters LIVE! radio show who are familiar with mission efforts in China and Hong Kong.  You can find recordings of the radio shows here. – In July Megan interviewed Mrs. Mary Sluka, member of the Board of Directors for …..

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Rev. Fr. Stephen Kofi Sakpaku

July 20, 2017

Fr. Stephen is one of the many missionary priests who the Mission Office supports.  We asked him to share some information about the work that he has done and continues to do in rural Ghana.  What follows is his own description of the importance of his work and the communities to which he serves:   I …..

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Mongolia Has a New Parish

June 13, 2017

As we mark a quarter century since missionaries first returned to Mongolia, the faith community of Divine Mercy on Most Holy Trinity Sunday was raised to the rank of parish. Father Prosper Mbumba, CICM, Congolese missionary in Mongolia, began his service to three baptized persons in that area four years ago. “At that time, once …..

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World Mission Sunday 2017

June 6, 2017

We will celebrate World Mission Sunday on October 21-22 this year.  In preparation, Pope Francis has prepared his message to coincide with the celebration of the Feast of Pentecost.  You can find the message in multiple languages on the Vatican website, HERE.   Here are some worthy passages: “It is important to ask ourselves certain …..

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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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