For the month of October 2019, Pope Francis has called an “Extraordinary Mission Month,” asking the whole Church to revive her missionary awareness and commitment. This month is commemorating the centenary of the Apostolic Letter Maximum Illud of Pope Benedict XV (30 November 1919).
when your only begotten Son Jesus Christ
rose from the dead,
he commissioned his followers
to “go and make disciples of all nations”
and you remind us that through our Baptism
we are made sharers in the mission of the Church...