We are Missionary Disciples of Christ

One of the often referred teaching from the Second Vatican council is about the missionary vocation of all the baptized.  Pope Francis in his first apostolic exhortation, “Joy of Gospel,” explains this theme very beautifully. According to him, among the followers of...

Saint Francis Régis Clet: The Missionary Who Was Strangled Three Times

Among the Missionaries of the Congregation of the Mission, there is a martyr who cried tears of joy when he was sent to China and when he was imprisoned there.

Missionary Servants Return to Chicago

St. James Church in Chicago, Illinois recently welcomed Missionary Servants to take over their pastoral care ministry. Newly appointed pastor Father John Edmunds, S.T., shares his first impressions below: “St. James is a good place for the Missionary Servants. The...

Would a Missionary give up Swahili (Facebook) for Lent?

What’s the first thing a missionary does? Learn the language. This is the language of the world we live. I’m sorry if you don’t like it. You could go “okay, I don’t like Swahili.”