World Mission Sunday takes place on the second last Sunday of October each year. October is the traditional month of universal mission since 1926. Mission Sunday will be celebrated next Sunday 20 October.
Fr Eamon Aylward, Fr Denis Hartnett, Bishop Kieran O’Reilly and Fr Gary Howley at the launch of Mission Month October 2011. The theme for this year is ‘Together in Faith’ which focuses on the challenges facing missionaries promoting the Gospel in South Sudan.
PRESS RELEASE 22 October 2010 Bishop Colm O’Reilly calls Catholics “together in mission” for Mission Sunday Pope Benedict’s message for Mission Sunday 24 October ‘Building Ecclesial Communion is the Key to Mission’ Special web feature on Mission Month available on www.catholicbishops.ie “Especially on Mission Sunday we remember all missionaries but especially our 2,000 Irish-born missionaries who bring the prayers, solidarity […]
October is mission month. Video interview with Bishop Colm O’ Reilly available here, as well as Pope Benedict’s message for Mission Sunday, and resources from Intercom, the Irish Missionary Union and World Missions Ireland.
Bishop Colm O’Reilly calls Catholics “together in mission” to renew their commitment to proclaim the Gospel throughout Mission Month October 2010
PRESS RELEASE7 October 2010 Bishop Colm O’Reilly calls Catholics “together in mission” to renew their commitment to proclaim the Gospel throughout Mission Month October 2010 Special feature on Mission Month available on www.catholicbishops.ie Each year the Catholic Church designates the whole month of October as mission month. The year Sunday 24 October is Mission Sunday, […]
In the following video interview, Bishop Colm O’Reilly talks about the Church’s celebration of Mission Month each year, the continuing need for a missionary presence across the world, and how people can support the missionary work of the Church:
PRESS RELEASE 16 October 2009 RTÉ to broadcast television Mass for Mission Sunday Special prayers to be offered for safe and immediate release of Father Michael Sinnott, Ms Sharon Commins and Ms Hilda Kawuki This Sunday, 18 October, televised Mass will be broadcast from the RTÉ studios in Donnybrook to celebrate Mission Sunday, the worldwide […]
Sunday 18 October was Mission Sunday, the worldwide day of prayer for the missions. Video interview with Bishop Colm O’ Reilly available here, as well as further details here on the ‘Mission Alive’ celebration in Ireland.