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Mission Monday: Busting Myths

Our Associate Director Mariam Mitry busts the myths she frequently hears about mission: In the past couple months, I have had the pleasure of speaking with more than 100 students interested in volunteering internationally after they complete their undergraduate studies. I find that whenever I’m recruiting — whether I’m talking to college students or retirees…

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Sixteen Years of Collaborating on Catholic Missions

For the 16th consecutive year, Franciscan Mission Service (FMS) missioners have just completed an annual training called the “Collaborative Formation Gathering.” First beginning in the autumn of 1996, the annual collaborative training of several Catholic lay missionary organizations in the United States seeks to create new forms of knowledge and praxis for overseas mission. With…

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