Posts Tagged ‘Pontifical Mission Societies’

Archbishop Smith – from the “Ends of the Earth”

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

What a great day in our world mission family as we continue to bring the mission message to Boston from the ends of the earth! writes Maureen Heil from the Office of the Pontifical Mission Societies in Boston USA. “Archbishop Adrian Smith, sm of the Solomon Islands joined us for a visit with Cardinal Sean Read more

Missionz project 2012 – street kids in Kinshasa, Congo

Friday, October 19th, 2012

Mission Sunday 2012 will be celebrated around the world on Sunday 21 October, which aptly occurs while Pope Benedict along with Cardinals and Bishops are gathered for the Synod on the New Evangelisation. The main office of the Pontifical Mission Society of the Propagation of the Faith in Rome decides where the Mission Collection should Read more

New MissioNZ director appointed

Friday, June 1st, 2012

Finding a new priestly leader for MissioNZ  has been a problem for our Bishops says outgoing MissioNZ  director, Father Paul Shannahan. “At last, a very experienced and qualified priest with missionary experience has been appointed,” he says. He is Father  Bernard Espiritu. Espiritu  is a Filipino missionary who belongs to the Australian province of the Societas Read more

Syrian armed forces and rebels force thousands to scramble to freedom

Friday, March 9th, 2012

Caritas is scrambling to find housing for thousands of Syrian refugees fleeing to neighboring Lebanon because of ongoing violence between Syrian forces and armed rebels. More than 1,000 people have made their way to the town of Qaa in the Bekaa Valley in eastern Lebanon March 5. They are struggling in the region’s near-freezing temperatures. Read more