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World Mission Sunday – 2010

World Mission Sunday – 2010

| October 6, 2010

World Mission Sunday is being celebrated in the Archdiocese on Oct. 10, 2010.

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Faces of mission – Rafael Harrington

Faces of mission – Rafael Harrington

| October 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

Rafael Harrington served as a missionary in Trujillo on the Northern Caribbean coast of Honduras from October 2004 to December 2006.

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Faces of mission – Kathy Cleveland

Faces of mission – Kathy Cleveland

| October 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

Kathy Cleveland grew up in Burnsville and attended Mary Mother of the Church with her family. Her missionary service did not begin until 1998, when she was married with three children and went to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.

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Faces of mission – Maureen Araya

Faces of mission – Maureen Araya

| October 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

Maureen Araya served as a missionary in Bolivia and Chile with the Holy Cross Associates from 2004 to 2006.

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Faces of mission – Father Steve Pawelk

Faces of mission – Father Steve Pawelk

| October 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

Glenmary Father Steve Pawelk, 50, just celebrated the 25th anniversary of his first profession with the Glenmary Home Missioners.

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Faces of mission – Deacon Sherman and Gisela Otto

Faces of mission – Deacon Sherman and Gisela Otto

| October 6, 2010 | 1 Comment

Deacon Sherman Otto and his wife Gisela served with the Mercy Volunteer Corps of the Sisters of Mercy in Savannah, Ga., and surrounding counties from Aug. 1, 2006, to July 31, 2007.

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Faces of mission – Sister Kerry O’Reilly

Faces of mission – Sister Kerry O’Reilly

| October 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

Sister Kerry O’Reilly felt fortunate to be selected to serve 15 years as a missionary for her community, when the Sisters of St. Benedict in St. Joseph opened a mission in Recife, Brazil.

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Faces of mission – Dan McNeil

Faces of mission – Dan McNeil

| October 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

Dan McNeil served as a missionary from fall 1992 until fall 1995 in Novosibirsk, Siberia, Russia, with Franciscan Mission Service, out of Washington D.C.

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Conference to explore relationship between prayer, mission

Conference to explore relationship between prayer, mission

| October 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

The archdiocesan Center for Mission is among the organizations sponsoring the conference “Seeking the Face of God,” which will explore the connection between prayer and mission.

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Annual Mustard Seed Grants help overseas missionaries

Annual Mustard Seed Grants help overseas missionaries

| October 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

The archdiocesan Center for Mission awarded five Mustard Seed Grants this year to Catholics from the archdiocese who have become overseas missioners for one or more years. The awards totaled $2,800.

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Maryknoll program teaches about missionaries, world

Maryknoll program teaches about missionaries, world

| Anne Neuberger - For The Catholic Spirit | October 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

Early this school year, at St. Michael Catholic School in Prior Lake, a mixed group of seventh- and second-graders poured over Maryknoll Magazine together.

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We are many faces, but we share in one mission

We are many faces, but we share in one mission

| Deacon Mickey Friesen | October 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

When you think of “the missions” what images come to mind?

Maybe you are propelled to foreign and remote parts of the world where the people look, talk and act very differently than you.

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