Archbishop flies over country in helicopter for a blessings during Pandemic

In order to invoke the health and protection of the people of God, after the blessing imparted by Pope Francis on Friday, March 27, from St. Peter’s Square, some Dioceses in Brazil promoted particular initiatives to bless the faithful, invite them to prayer and show closeness even in this period of isolation due to Covid-19. […]

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Jesus’ First Missionary

Trees blossom. Buds flower. Our world is transformed with warmth and spring in May. These changes bring about a special feeling of rebirth.  With this comes an association among the Catholic faithful to our Blessed Mother Mary.  For centuries, Catholics have devoted the entire month of May, especially in Mission lands, to Mary, the Queen […]

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MCP – Help to Support Missionaries

ABOUT the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s  MISSIONARY COOPERATION PLAN Each year, Missionary Cooperation Plan [MCP] Appeals introduce the faithful of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to a Catholic Missionary, that may be working in the local Archdiocese of Philadelphia area or, but has a ministry in one of the Mission Dioceses world-wide.  There are 1,111 Mission Dioceses […]

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Imagine: Your Hands can make a Difference

Imagine your hands helping Sister Anna of the Missionary Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus. She arrived in the rural village of El Factor in the Dominican Republic and found it to be blessed with beautiful weather and warm, welcoming people. She also discovered that the village had no educational system for the youngest children. Parents were very busy, farming the land to grow what they ate or selling used goods that they scavenged to buy luxuries like cooling oil or salt. This left young children roaming the streets of the village, unattended.

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