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Missionaries Sending Forth God's Word

Pray for our missionaries throughout the world; the fingertips of our faith. 

Mission in its broadest sense refers to any commission or power for carrying out an assignment. In theology, "mission" or "sending forth" has its principle in the Trinity; the Father sending forth the Son into the world.

Christ in turn sent forth the Apostles to "preach the gospel to every creature."

In this sense of "preaching the gospel," mission may be described as preaching to Christians to stir up the grace that is in them, or as a preaching to pagans to announce the good news of salvation. The latter is usually termed "foreign" mission, since historically Christianity developed in Western civilization, and countries not in the geographical sphere of this civilization were considered "foreign."

The missionary, however is an emissary of Christ not of the continent, a country, a culture or of commerce.

Bishop Jose Luis in Swaziland
Click here to visit the website   Here is his most recent letter...    Dear Fr Greg, greetings from ... Swaziland! I still divide my time between South Africa and Swaziland. We hope Pope Francis will remember us and&...

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Fr Anthony in Russia
  Dear Father Greg,   Hello ... from Kyrgyzstan. Hoping and trusting that all is well.  The parishioners and their pastor have remained very much in my thoughts and prayers these weeks, since returning to Kyrgyzstan.  ...

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Fr Silas in Nepal
Click Here to read Fr Silas' newsletter Caritas Nepal Caritas Nepal is the social arm of the Catholic Church in Nepal and about half of its staff members are Catholics. Although many of Caritas Nepal’s staff members are non-Catholics,...

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Joan Martin in Haiti

OUR MISSION STATEMENT: As disciples of Jesus we are called to love and to care for one another. We accept our call to reach out to all God's people, especially to those in need, so that the reign of God may be realized in our community, in our nation and in our world.
As participants in the Haiti Project, we embrace our responsibility to walk in solidarity with members of other communities in uniting our lives with those in the poorest nation of the western hemisphere.
Our mission is to provide spiritual, financial and missionary support, focusing on specific projects that enrich the quality of life for small groups in targeted communities. Working collaboratively, we seek to foster sustainability and self determination among the People of Haiti and together image God's love, compassion, mercy, and justice to each other.

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St. Andrew Chapel - Nepal Project
The village where our “St. Andrew’s Chapel” will be built  is named Tulachan, and is located about 500 kilometers away from Kathmandu, in the eastern end of Nepal. Father Silas Bogari, the Vicar General of the Vicariate ...

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