St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

  She was a missioner of education in a new land.

St. Mary, Mother of God

She brought Christ into the world.

Christmas Octave

“Go and make disciples of all nations.”

Fourth Thursday of Advent

Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel; for he has come to his people and set them free.

Fourth Wednesday of Advent

O King of all nations, keystone of the Church: come and save us, whom you formed from the dust!

Fourth Tuesday of Advent

O Radiant Dawn, come and shine on those who dwell in darkness and in the shadow of death.

Fourth Monday of Advent

O Emmanuel, our King and Giver of Law: come to save us, Lord our God!

Fourth Sunday of Advent

“Behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall name him Jesus.”

Third Saturday of Advent

O Root of Jesse’s stem, sign of God’s love for all his people: come to save us without delay!

Third Friday of Advent

O Leader of the House of Israel, giver of the Law…: come to rescue us with your mighty power!

Third Thursday of Advent

O Wisdom…, guiding creation with power and love: come to teach us the path of knowledge!

Third Wednesday of Advent

Let justice descend, O heavens, like dew from above, like gentle rain let the skies drop it down.

Third Tuesday of Advent

Let my soul glory in the Lord; the lowly will hear me and be glad.

St. John of the Cross

Your ways, O LORD, make known to me; teach me your paths, guide me in your truth and teach me.

Third Sunday of Advent

In my God is the joy of my soul; for he has clothed me with a robe of salvation.

Our Lady of Guadalupe

Behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall name him Jesus.

Second Friday of Advent

Those who follow you, Lord, will have the light of life.

Second Thursday of Advent

I, the LORD, will answer them; I, the God of Israel, will not forsake them.

Second Wednesday of Advent

“They will soar as with eagles’ wings; they will run and not grow weary.”

Immaculate Conception

“It was fitting that the Virgin should be resplendent with purity…” —St. Anselm

Memorial of St. Ambrose

“Then will the eyes of the blind be opened, the ears of the deaf be cleared.”

Second Sunday of Advent

“John the Baptist appeared in the desert proclaiming a baptism of repentance…”

First Saturday of Advent

“With your own eyes you shall see your Teacher.” –Is. 30:20

First Friday of Advent

The Lord is my light and my salvation.

Memorial St. Francis Xavier

His deep sense of mission shows us the way.

First Wednesday of Advent

They placed them at his feet, and he cured them.–Mt 15:30

First Tuesday of Advent

“You have revealed them to the childlike.” Luke 10:21

First Monday of Advent

“Lord, I am not worthy to have you enter under my roof…”–Mt. 8:8

First Sunday of Advent

Stay awake! You don’t know on which day your Lord will come. —Mt 24:42

St. Philippine Duchesne

If tenacity is a trait of a missioner, Mother Philippine had it in spades.

St. Frances Cabrini

She was a beacon of hope for immigrants.

St. Vicente Liem

He gave everything for his faith.

St. Mother Theodore Guerin

Name: Mother Théodore Guérin Lived: 1798-1856 Feast day: October 3 Though not as well-known as other American missioner saints, St. […]

St. Daniel Comboni

“The Missioner must be prepared for everything: for joy and sadness, for life and death, for embrace and abandonment, and […]

St. John Paul II

“What really matters in life is that we are loved by Christ and that we love Him in return. In […]

St. Isaac Jogues

“Pray that God unite me to Himself inseparably.”

Pope St. John XXIII

He charted the missioner’s course for our era.

St. Thérèse of Lisieux

She is patroness of missioners everywhere.

St. Vincent de Paul

He found the face of Christ in the poor.

St. Peter Claver

He stepped out bravely in compassion.

St. Teresa of Kolkata

She is beloved for her simple message for today: “Love the poor.”

Bl. Frédéric Ozanam

  “I want to become better and do good.”

St. Maximilian Kolbe

“The most deadly poison of our time is indifference.”

Blessed Stanley Rother

“My life is for my people,” said this brave missioner priest. “I am not scared.”

St. Junípero Serra

“Always forward, never back!” St. Junípero’s motto reflects a missioner’s spirit, regardless of setbacks. In the 18th century, St. Junípero […]

St. Kateri Tekakwitha

The Lily of the Mohawks was a sign of human dignity.

St. Elizabeth of Hungary

“We are made loveless by our possessions.”

St. René Goupil

“We begged God to accept our lives and our blood.”

Blessed Mary of the Passion

Suffering early in life can sometimes lead to great things.

St. Francis of Assisi

He sought understanding with Islam.

The Three Magi

Did you know the 3 Magi are actually Saints?

St. Juan Diego

“Listen and let it penetrate your heart…”

St. Mary, Immaculate

Her soul proclaims the glory of God in the name of her son, Jesus.

St. Francis Xavier

A deep spirituality led to mission.