We’re all on a Mission
Reflections in the wake of the 5th American Mission Congress
There’s nothing like being on a mission. It’s exhilarating, invigorating and a part of human experience. At some level, everyone yearns for it, especially our young people.
This July, I joined Bishop Vincent Nguyen and a group of young people who traveled to the fifth American Mission Congress in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. Organized by the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, specifically the Pontifical Mission Societies, the Pan-American Congress invited members of the Church, including missionaries, pastoral workers and other laity and clergy, to celebrate the mission we receive at baptism: to