Catholic Spirit

Praying for and supporting the missions

Each year Catholic dioceses celebrate Mission Month during October, and this year World Mission Sunday is Oct. 19. A special collection will be taken up in all parishes Oct. 18-19 to benefit the Propagation of the Faith, which a Pontifical Mission Society. This year’s theme for World Mission Sunday is “I Will Build My Church,” based on Matthew 16:18. During the month of October, parishes and families are invited to pray for the missions and to support them as they seek to bring the faith throughout the world. 


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