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World Mission Day 2021

Sunday, October 24, 2021

A priest blesses a child a mother is holding.World Mission Sunday joins all Catholics of the world into one community of faith. At Mass that Sunday, we recommit ourselves to our common vocation, through Baptism, to be missionaries, through prayer, participation in the Eucharist, and by giving generously to the collection for the Society for the Propagation of the Faith.

This year’s theme for World Mission Sunday is “Here I Am, Send Me.” Every parish in the world can participate, united, in this special Eucharistic celebration. Every parishioner is a missionary, sharing our love for Christ’s Gospel with one another, supporting the Church most in need.

In a world where so much divides us, World Mission Sunday rejoices in our unity as missionaries by our Baptism, as it offers each of us an opportunity to support the life-giving presence of the Church among the poor and marginalized in more than 1,111 mission dioceses.

We cannot keep from speaking about what we have seen and heard.

Acts 4:20

How You Can Help

  • Give generously to the World Mission Sunday (Propagation of Faith) collection at your parish.
  • Promote World Mission Sunday on your social media to bring about awareness.
  • Talk to friends and family about World Mission Sunday and how their generosity can impact others, bringing God's love, mercy, hope and peace to the poor.


World Mission Day Message
Parish Resources / Recursos Parroquiales
World Mission Sunday Poster (bilingual)



Rev. Brijil Lawrence, SAC
Director, Diocesan Office of Pontifical Missions,
Chair, Diocesan Mission Council


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