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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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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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Maryknoll Mission Immersion Trips

June 1, 2017

Leaving the comfort of home to meet our brothers and sisters in another land is a real and concrete way we encounter Christ in each other.  Come see what new dimensions of faith, hope and love Jesus wants to share with and through you! — 2017 Jamaica Immersion in Montego Bay July 6 – July …..

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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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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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