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Pandemic stay-at-home rules affect ordination plans in mission dioceses

Pandemic stay-at-home rules affect ordination plans in mission dioceses

| April 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

About 100 ordinations were scheduled to occur this year in the nation’s 87 mission dioceses supported by Catholic Extension, but the coronavirus has changed everything and left a cloud of uncertainty.

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Home Missions strengthen Church in United States

Home Missions strengthen Church in United States

| Deacon Mickey Friesen | April 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Since the early 20th century, Catholics in the United States have generously sent and supported missionaries all over the world. These efforts made it possible for God’s word to be seen and heard. This support allowed the sacraments to be celebrated in some of the most remote places on earth. The faith was handed on to new generations of seekers. We have played a vital role in training future leaders of the Church in mission areas.

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