Become a driving force for local and global evangelization
Connect your local ministry to the Church’s worldwide mission
The Church is missionary
by its very nature.
It was sent by Christ
to reveal and communicate
the love of God
to all people and nations.
By baptism, all Christians are called
to actively participate in that
mission of Jesus.
John Paul II, Redemptoris Missio
The deacon’s ministry of service is linked
with the missionary dimension of Church:
the missionary efforts of the deacon
will embrace the ministry of the word,
the liturgy, and works of charity
which, in their turn,
are carried into daily life.
Directorium Pro Ministerio et Vita Diaconorum Permanentium
Founded over 100 years ago to engage U.S. Catholics in mission, the Maryknoll Fathers & Brothers are proud to offer a new program to assist deacons and their wives.This program has three goals to engage the diaconate in a partnership to further the mission of Jesus locally and globally:
1) Provide formation for local and global evangelization,
Mission Education Training Program 2013: