This weekend parishes worldwide will celebrate World Mission Sunday. The day offers a life-line to some of the most marginalised communities in the world by helping them to build Church centred infrastructures, such as schools, clinics, parish halls and churches. While also preparing future Church leaders and carers by supporting the training of sisters, priests and catechists. Over the coming months, it will help fund the incredible work of missionaries worldwide, missionaries like Sister Marie Catherine below.
In 2006, Sister Marie Catherine Kingbo, founded the ‘Servants of Christ’, on the edge of the desert in one of the poorest countries in the world, Niger, West Africa. Sister Marie is but one of the hundreds of thousands of overseas missionaries who rely on World Mission Sunday to continue to reach those on the margins. Read more here;