Tag: missionary

Reclaiming the Mission

I’ve always had a desire to go on a mission trip. Perhaps it is my attempt at being more selfless and making a difference in the world. Yet, between work and family schedules, I never seemed to find the time. The only “mission” I had most days...

Honing Our Missionary Nature

Today is World Mission Sunday! We pray for the missionaries in distant mission lands and our brothers and sisters whom they serve, and support them financially by putting some money in that pink envelope we picked up last Sunday. Having done all...

Leading a Prayerful Life

God calls us to celebrate World Mission Sunday within the context of prayer. Here are some challenging conclusions to be drawn from this statement. In giving the definition of herself at the 2nd Vatican Council, the Church wrote that she is by her...

A Most Pressing Duty

The last few Sundays, the Lord has been challenging us in quite demanding ways. He has forced us to toss aside our righteous agenda, to stop relying on presumed privileges and hard-earned merits and to embrace his ways. We might still be smarting...

To Give Our Lives for Many

On World Mission Sunday, all Catholics are reminded of their crucial duty to express the very nature of the Church by being missionaries. What is the significance of this Day? How do we celebrate it fittingly? Is there more than just some prayers...

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