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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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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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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Rev. Bill Zavaski

September 29, 2016

Dear Friends, I made a pilgrimage to India in November 2015 with 9 other sponsors of Foundation for Children in Need (FCN) from across the country. What a great experience Tom and Geetha, cofounders of FCN gave to all of us. I was fortunate to visit the many FCN projects with our group. We saw children …..

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Rev. Benjamin Chinnappan

September 27, 2016

Cost of Discipleship: Dalit Christians live in Fear & Hope “If you want to be my disciple, take up your cross and follow me.” (Mt 16:24)  India is a mission land with the history of many missionaries who preached the good news and laid down their lives. I am myself a fruit and product of …..

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Rev. Gonzalo Morales

September 23, 2016

Diócesis de Texcoco, México Presentamos una muestra de la vivencia pastoral en la Diócesis de Texcoco, donde el Obispo Juan Manuel Mancilla Sánchez ha apoyado mucho tanto en las parroquias que cuentan con todo lo necesario así como a las que están en una situación de austeridad. Una actividad realizada por el l Obispo de …..

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