Extraordinary Missionary Month

A reflection proposing the shift from focusing on denouncing to proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ

Transition from “denouncing” to “announcing” Proposed for Extraordinary Missionary Month

Oct 23, 2019

As Catholics across the world continue to live the Extraordinary Missionary Month of October 2019 (EMMOCT2019) by taking the gospel to the periphery, an African missionary priest is reflecting about the gospel and proposing a shift from “denouncing” to “announcing”, the latter taking the form of proclaiming the truth of the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Pope Francis celebrates Mass for World Missionary Day Oct. 20, 2019. Credit: Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.

On World Mission Day, Pope Urges Catholics to Share Christ's Love with All

Oct 20, 2019

Jesus Christ desires that all people know him and his love, and every Catholic has the mission of sharing this love with the world, Pope Francis said Sunday at Mass for World Mission Day.

Cover of the Booklet for Extraordinary Missionary Month 2019

How African Countries are Marking the Extraordinary Missionary Month

Oct 3, 2019

As the Catholic Church across the globe starts marking the Extraordinary Missionary Month of October 2019 (EMMOCT2019), which Pope Francis announced to commemorate the centenary of Pope Benedict XV's Apostolic Letter Maximum Illud (The great work of preaching the gospel to the whole world), local churches have scheduled specific activities.

Extraordinary Missionary Month logo: Baptized and sent

What Will Define the Extraordinary Missionary Month in Kenya?

Sep 28, 2019

Ahead of the start of the Extraordinary Missionary Month October 2019 (EMMOCT2019), which the Holy Father announced as a celebration of the centenary of the Apostolic Letter Maximum Illud of Pope Benedict XV, the National Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) in Kenya has told ACI Africa what will define the period.