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Mission Office

mission statement

The Mission Office promotes mission outreach and awareness among all age groups in order to support the world’s Mission churches, organizations, and communities.

 

 

Extraordinary Missionary Month ~ October 2019
Mes Misionero Extraordinario ~ Octubre 2019

Pope Francis has set October 2019 as an Extraordinary Missionary Month (EMM) to foster greater awareness of “missio ad gentes” (mission to all peoples) and to animate the missionary transformation of Church life and pastoral activity.  World Mission Sunday (WMS) will be celebrated in this EMM on October 20.  Visit our EMM webpage to learn more about EMM and access free resources from the Society for the Propagation of the Faith to help inform, inspire and invite the fullest celebration in this special missionary moment.

CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT EMM

El Papa Francisco establecó el mes de octubre de 2019 como un Mes Misionero Extraordinario (MME) para fomentar una mayor conciencia de “missio ad gentes” (misión a todos los pueblos) y para animar la transformación misionera a de la vida de la Iglesia y la actividad pastoral.  El Domingo Mundial de las Misiones, conocido en ingles por sus siglas (WMS), se celebrará en este MME el 20 de octubre.  Visiten nuestra pagina web de MME para aprender mas del MME y obtener recursos gratis de parte de la Sociedad de la Propagacion de la Fe para ayudar informar, inspirar e invitar la má s plena celebración en este momento misionero especial.

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GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The Mission Office promotes the ministry of evangelization through the Pontifical Mission Societies to foster a universal missionary spirit in the hearts of the People of God, encourage prayerful and financial support for the Missions, and inspire global solidarity.


WHO WE SERVE

  • All People of God in faith communities both local and abroad
  • Anyone interested in engaging in our baptismal call to mission

WHAT WE PROVIDE

  • Interactive programs to participate in mission learning
  • Presentations to schools, parish faith formation programs, and other parish groups to promote mission awareness, social justice, and solidarity.
  • Mission education materials and resources for all ages.
  • The Missionary Co-op Appeal: The opportunity for missionaries to speak at Masses during summer to share their stories and raise funds for missionary projects
  • Coordination of World Mission Sunday celebration at parishes during October World Missions Month
  • Mission Immersion Pilgrimage: first hand contact with a mission
  • Mass Intentions available for masses to be offered by missionary priests. You can help support a Mission priest, click here for more details on offering a Mass Intention and also ordering Mass Cards.

LEADERSHIP

 

Marissa Cornejo-Leahy, Director

714-282-3031

mcornejo@rcbo.org