Extraordinary Missionary Month

Pope Francis has announced October 2019 to be an Extraordinary Missionary Month. 

Learn more here:

 

ARCHDIOCESAN NEWSLETTER

POPE FRANCIS MESSAGE FOR WMS

VATICAN WEBSITE

VATICAN GUIDE

 

Additional Resources

  • Official Prayer - contact our office if you would like to request free prayer cards with this prayer.
  • Magnificat - special edition of Magnificat for the month of October
  • Small group study - study that explores the guide that was prepared by the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples and Pontifical Mission Societies at the Vatican
  • World Mission Rosary - developed by Venerable Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen (national director of the Society for the Propagation of the Faith from 1950 to 1966). Each of the five decades is a different color to represent areas of the world where the Church continues her evangelizing mission. Free pamphlets and world mission rosaries can be obtained through contacting our office.  This pamphlet is also available in Spanish

Thank to our many volunteers throughout the archdiocese who make these world mission rosaries, we are able to offer them for free! If you are interested in being a volunteer, please contact our office. 

 

World Mission Sunday

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As World Mission Sunday 2019 is part of the Extraordinary Missionary Month, resources will be found here. If you are interested in the history of World Mission Sunday, please click here. Your prayers and financial support will help 1,111 mission territories around the world! 

 

Scripture Reflections

This is part one of the Vatican's guide, but we have broken them out by day for your convenience.

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All Reflections

 

Mission Testimonies

This is part two of the Vatican's guide, but we have broken them out by each witness for your convenience.

 All Mission Testimonies

 

Magisterium Documents on Mission:

 Additional documents can be found here.

 

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops on Mission:

 

Mission News:

    

WEBSITE OF THE NATIONAL OFFICE OF THE PONTIFICAL MISSION SOCIETIES