Missions

Mission Sunday 2013: Growing in Faith

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.

Mission Month 2011: ‘Together in Faith’

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.

Mission Month 2010

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. Introduction by Bishop Colm O'Reilly,...

RTÉ to broadcast television Mass for Mission Sunday

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...

Feature | October is Mission Month 15 October 2009

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. Introduction October in the Church calendar is...