Tag: World Mission Sunday

World Mission Sunday isn’t canceled because of COVID-19, officials say

World Mission Sunday isn’t canceled because of COVID-19, officials say

| October 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

The collection taken up in parishes around the globe on World Mission Sunday is “as unique as it is rare” because offerings are made by Catholics in the richest and poorest nations, a Vatican official said.

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Here I am. Send me.

Here I am. Send me.

| Deacon Mickey Friesen | October 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

During this year marked by the disruption and pain brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, we find ourselves bound together with the rest of the world in ways unknown before, as we all reckon with our human frailty and uncertainty about the way ahead.

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Pope: Church must go where people are indifferent, hostile to the faith

Pope: Church must go where people are indifferent, hostile to the faith

| Carol Glatz | May 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

The most desolate places in the world in need of Christ are where people are indifferent, even hostile to God and his love, Pope Francis said.

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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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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 2014: Give Hope

World Mission Sunday 2014: Give Hope

| October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

World Mission Sunday (Oct. 19, 2014) is an opportunity to proclaim the Gospel of hope by contributing to the Church in mission around the world.

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World Mission Sunday: What is the archdiocesan Center for Mission?

World Mission Sunday: What is the archdiocesan Center for Mission?

| Eric Simon | October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Center for Mission promotes the missionary life of the Church and coordinate support for the mission outreach of the archdiocese by building bridges of faith, culture and resources to Catholic communities around the world.

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World Mission Sunday: Missioner helps Tanzanians affected by ugly ritual

World Mission Sunday: Missioner helps Tanzanians affected by ugly ritual

| Susan Klemond | October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Founded by the Musoma Diocese to care for victims of FGM in 2001, Jipe Moyo is a shelter primarily for girls ages 8 to 16 who are fleeing FGM, run by the Immaculate Heart Sisters of Africa.

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World Mission Sunday: Center gives hope to girls escaping gender-based violence

World Mission Sunday: Center gives hope to girls escaping gender-based violence

| Deacon Mickey Friesen | October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

This year for World Mission Sunday (Oct. 19), we are highlighting the evangelizing efforts in the Diocese of Musomo in Tanzania, which has created a sanctuary for young girls at risk of gender-based violence.

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We are called to be missionaries of faith and joy

We are called to be missionaries of faith and joy

| Deacon Mickey Friesen | October 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

We just completed hosting a delegation visit from our partner Diocese of Kitui, Kenya. This eight-year-old partnership of solidarity between our two dioceses is designed to build relationships, exchange gifts and share faith.

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Witnessing Faith

Witnessing Faith

| October 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

St. Joseph the Worker in Maple Grove will host the conference, “Witnessing Faith.” The event will be a day of prayer, learning and sharing with keynote speakers and a variety of enriching, motivating workshops.

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North America – Serving in Mexico gives opportunity for mutual teaching

North America – Serving in Mexico gives opportunity for mutual teaching

| October 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

Franciscan Sister Pat Forster serves as a missionary in San Rafael in Galeana, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. In July 1961, she attended a retreat led by the Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls and learned about world mission. She said: “It was energizing and full of invitation to serve those most in need. My parents were also missionaries, serving the sisters in their needs in Alexandria, Minn., and offering hospitality to an unwed mother. We were a Catholic family with concern for others. We prayed the rosary for vocations three times a week.”

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