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Discerning a Missionary Vocation Part 1

January 22, 2018

My name is Roberto Carvajal, I’m from Chicago, but I’m currently living in Guadalajara Mexico. During this time I been living with the brothers from Verbum Dei Missionary Fraternity. The missionary community is dedicated to Prayer and ministry of the Word of God that can create a meaningful and profound relationship with God. (Acts 6:4) …..

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New Ecumenical Preaching Resource from the American Society of Missiology

January 16, 2018

The American Society of Missiology (ASM), the ecumenical professional association for mission studies in North America, includes more than 600 academicians, mission agency executives, and missionaries in a unique fellowship of scholarship and mission. It seeks to: – Promote the scholarly study of theological, historical, social, and practical questions relating to the missionary dimension of the …..

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Letter From Pope Francis RE: Extraordinary Missionary Month October 2019

January 16, 2018

FULL English text HERE To my Venerable Brother Cardinal Fernando Filoni Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples On 30 November 2019, we will celebrate the hundredth anniversary of the promulgation of the Apostolic Letter Maximum Illud, with which Pope Benedict XV sought to give new impetus to the missionary task of proclaiming …..

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Mission Event at DePaul’s Center for World Catholicism and Intercultural Theology (CWCIT)

January 10, 2018

Burying the Dead: Extrajudicial Killings in the Philippines and the Catholic Church’s Response 6:30pm Reception 7:00pm Presentation   Rev. Amado Picardal, CSsR, gives this third talk in the Center for World Catholicism & Intercultural Theology‘s “Corporal Works of Mercy” lecture series, addressing the more than 10,000 murders carried out by police & death squads in Filipino …..

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The Spirituality of the Comboni Missionaries

November 6, 2017

“The Spirituality of the Comboni Missonaries” by Kathleen M. Carroll in Comboni Missions Vol. 55 No. 3 A Thousand Lives for the Mission. Of all the introductions one might have to a way of living, this was my first impression of St. Daniel Comboni. Every Catholic religious community has its own character, its own unique way …..

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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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