Articles on this issue "World Mission Sunday"
Also Coincides with Canonization of Parents of St. Therese of Lisieux
The liturgical feast of Saint Therese of the Child Jesus (1873-1897) which was celebrated on October 1st, marks the beginning of October, month of the missions, which will culminate in the …read more
Today's feast of St. Thérèse begins the month of missions for many local Churches. St. Thérèse(1873-1897) is with St. Francis Xavier, the patron of missions. World Missions Day will be …read more
Here is the text of Pope Francis' message for the 88th World Mission Day, which this year will take place on October 19. * * * Dear Brothers and Sisters, Today vast numbers of people still do …read more
World Mission Sunday takes place this Sunday in Ireland as part of Mission Month. The theme for World Mission Sunday in Ireland this year is ‘Growing in Faith’. Speaking ahead of Mission …read more
Francis is again calling the faithful to be bold in proclaiming the Gospel, countering any claim that publicly witnessing to Christ is an assault on others' freedom. The Pope said this in his …read more
Here is a Vatican translation of Pope Francis' address for World Mission Day. The message is dated the feast of Pentecost, and was released by the Vatican today. World Mission Day falls this …read more