Prayer is the foundation of all effective mission animation, not only for Mission Sunday, but all year round

Tuesday, 28 September 2021     Mississauga (Agenzia Fides) – After a two-year break due to restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Director, Fr. Alex Osei, C.S.Sp., and the Diocesan Directors and their collaborators of the Pontifical Mission Societies in Anglophone Canada gathered for their annual reunion from the 7th to the 9th […]

Laudato Si’ Action Platform

Dear brothers and sisters,   With the Encyclical Laudato si’, promulgated in 2015, I invited all people of good will to take care of the Earth, which is our common home. For a long time now, this house that hosts us suffers as a result of wounds that we cause by our predatory attitude, which […]

Ministry of Catechists

APOSTOLIC LETTER ISSUED “MOTU PROPRIO” BY THE SUPREME PONTIFF   FRANCIS   “ANTIQUUM MINISTERIUM”   INSTITUTING THE MINISTRY OF CATECHIST   1. The ministry of Catechist in the Church is an ancient one. Theologians commonly hold that the first examples are already present in the writings of the New Testament. The service of catechesis may […]

2021 SPA Appeal

Today, we ask if you can, to make a donation to help fund the construction of the Holy Cross Seminary Dining Hall and Kitchen, a project at Tokutoana in Oti Region of Ghana.   The Seminary was established in 2016 to provide quality education to prepare young men for priesthood. The seminary is run by […]

Jeanne Bigard

Jeanne Bigard and her mother, Stephanie, had suffered from personal tragedies – the father had committed suicide and her brother was accidentally burnt to death. Both became virtual recluses, living almost as hermits. They turned to good works and became interested in making altar linen and vestments for missionaries in Japan.   Made aware of […]

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The contribution of the PMS to the universal mission of the Church is precious to the Pope

Posted On Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 09:30

Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) – “The heart of the Pontifical Mission Societies beats where the heart of the Church beats”: with this expression Archbishop Giampietro Dal Toso, President of the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) and Adjunct Secretary of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, comment the message that Pope Francis wanted to deliver to […]

Pope Francis recognizes miracle attributed to Pauline Jaricot

Posted On at 09:20

  On May 26, 2020. Pope Francis received in audience the Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, Cardinal Angelo Becciu, and authorized the same Congregation to enact Decrees concerning the recognition of miracles, martyrdom and heroic virtues.   On Wednesday, May 27, 2020, Archbishop Giampietro Dal Toso, President of the Pontifical Mission […]

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