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World Mission Sunday — Baptized and sent

World Mission Sunday — Baptized and sent

| October 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

World Mission Sunday is a day set aside for the Catholic Church throughout the world to publicly renew its commitment to be a missionary Church.

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With November visit, Pope Francis to fulfill his desire to be a missionary to Japan

With November visit, Pope Francis to fulfill his desire to be a missionary to Japan

| October 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis will finally fulfill his desire to be a missionary to Japan when he visits that country, as well as Thailand, Nov. 20-26, the Vatican announced.

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Pope: All Catholics must be missionaries

Pope: All Catholics must be missionaries

| Cindy Wooden | October 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

By virtue of their baptism, all Catholics are called to be missionaries, sharing the good news of salvation in Jesus by their actions and their words, Pope Francis said.

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Baptized and Sent — we are marked for Mission

Baptized and Sent — we are marked for Mission

| Deacon Mickey Friesen | October 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Sometimes, things happen in life that leave a permanent mark. Some people retain a mark from their birth. Others carry a permanent mark from an accident or injury. Some marks are visible to the eye while others remain invisible, but they mark our souls for life. There are people who can leave a permanent mark on us because of the way they care for us or inspire us. We also talk about wanting to leave a permanent mark on the world. Some permanent marks can scar us while others become signs of new life.

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Maryknoll missionary takes  faith, desire to serve to Cambodia

Maryknoll missionary takes faith, desire to serve to Cambodia

| October 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

After teaching math to students with learning disabilities as a member of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps in Portland, Oregon, from 1995 to 1996, Maryknoll lay missionary Maria Montello says she was hooked on the desire to serve others, though in some respects she held it at bay for a while.

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From Minnesota to West Africa

From Minnesota to West Africa

| October 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Peace Corps dreams turn into mission reality for St. Paul woman

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Mission at the heart of Christian faith

Mission at the heart of Christian faith

| Deacon Mickey Friesen | October 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Being the Church of the little flock of Jesus

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When small is big – World Mission Sunday

When small is big – World Mission Sunday

| Susan Klemond | October 10, 2017 | 2 Comments

Indian mission diocese’s basic Christian communities grow in faith and service together

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Mercy … to the ends of the earth

Mercy … to the ends of the earth

| Deacon Mickey Friesen | October 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Where are the mission fields today? How do we know where to go to bring the Gospel to our world? We could take inspiration from Jesus’ parting words to his friends, “ … you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, throughout Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth” (Acts 1:8).

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Missionaries on the last frontier

Missionaries on the last frontier

| Jessica Weinberger | October 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Contributions on World Mission Sunday Oct. 23 benefit Diocese of Fairbanks, the only fully missionary Catholic diocese in the U.S.

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World Mission Sunday

World Mission Sunday

| October 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s a different world past Montego Bay.

The Catholic Church is deeply committed to walking with the poor there.

And there’s a role for us to play, too.

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Q&A – Jamaican Mission

Q&A – Jamaican Mission

| October 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Passionist Father Jim Price is an American priest serving in south-central Jamaica in the impoverished rural mission Diocese of Mandeville. He coordinates both the Pontifical Mission Societies and the evangelization office for the diocese, where Catholics make up less than 2 percent of the population. “The Catholic population is small,” Father Price explained, “but our outreach is vast regarding education, medical aid and various forms of assistance.”

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