MISSIONARY MONTH  2020

Pope’s message

MESSAGE DU SAINT PÈRE POUR LE MOIS MISSIONNNAIRE 2020

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS FRANCIS FOR            WORLD MISSION MONTH 2020

Tools

Animation Guide 

Poster of the MM 2020

Prayers

Beatification prayer

Missionary rosary

Prayer intentions

MM prayer

Suggestions

Opening of MM

Suggestions for the parish bulletin or homely

Reflexions

« Here I am, send me » (ref. Isaiah 6, 8)

This phrase contains two important statements: here I am and send me. Every authentic missionary approach requires this in order for it to move forward. It has been this way for thousands of years. The Bible has many examples of people who have pronounced these words before God: from Abraham to Moses, as well as Esther, David, Mary of Nazareth and so many others. In the Church, they are also the words pronounced by future permanent deacons and priests before the bishop, as well as all those who are going to receive the sacrament of Confirmation. Learn more…

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Isaiah wrote, “I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, ‘Whom shall I send and who will go for us?I replied, Here am I, send me.’ God then said, ‘Go…!’ “(Isaiah 6: 8-9) In the preceding verses, Isaiah offered God various excuses for why he was not qualified to do God’s work. In the Kingdom of God, however, the call is always more crucial
than competency. What is important is neither experience nor expertise, but availability and the capacity to learn. If you are prepared to act when God calls you, He will bring you to inaccessible places to realize there the impossible. Abraham, Jacob, Joseph, Esther, Moses, Samuel, David, and Isaiah, all had something in common.
They all said, “Here am I.” Is it not unnecessary for us to waste time and energy worrying about where God might send us, when all is required of us is to say, “Here am I”?  Learn more…

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 Daily reflections

Reflections for each day of October, taken from the MM Guide October 2020. Click here to see the full calendar