Traditionally, October is known as Mission Month. While the Covid-19 pandemic has affected the lives of millions of people throughout the world, the proclamation of the Gospel has continued and preparations for World Mission Sunday on 18 October are underway on all five continents. Missionaries #WeAreStillHere.
Missio Scotland has a number of materials and stories about how their projects help people across the world. They also have resources for children and schools on their website.
Donations to the works of Missio Scotland can be made via their website.
- Archbishop Protase Rugambwa of Tanzania—the Secretary of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples—and Pope Francis emphasise the importance of our missionaries and the need to show God’s love to all in the midst of this pandemic and how prayer, reflection and our material help are ways in which we can participate actively in the mission of Jesus and His Church For more information – read more
- Two supported projects in Peru this year, a feeding programme for disabled children. Read more about this project here
- A second supported project in Peru, the construction of a new parish house in the rural Llusco area. Read more about this project here
- Fr Pat Hennessy of St Columbkille’s in Rutherglen, detailing his time spent in the country and his link with the man charged with overseeing the projects, Bishop Pedro Bustamante. Read more about this project here