Mission Matters: Oct. 27, 2015

This week’s “Parish Table Talk”: Laudato Si and your parish; In Joyful Hope Essential Planning; Building Intercultural Competencies workshop at the MAC; and Transitions. Plus, this Thursday’s Blog post.

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How to (and How Not to) Welcome Families: Our Trip to Philly to See the Pope

My family was lucky enough to attend the Saturday “Festival of Families” in Philadelphia during the Pope’s visit to the US. There were some incredible moments. Read more

Mission Matters: Oct. 21, 2015

This week’s “Parish Table Talk”: Five Keys to Developing Stewardship in the Hispanic Community; the “Divine Rennovation” workshop at the MAC; and the Jubilee of Mercy. Plus, this Thursday’s Blog post. Read more

A Welcome from Archbishop Lori

It is with great joy that I welcome all who visit this website, Be Missionary Disciples, which is dedicated to our core mission of evangelization. I pray this site will be a valuable resource to all who seek assistance in living out their baptismal call to share with others the Good News and the peace and love of Jesus Christ.

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An Intro to Be Missionary Disciples.com

Welcome and thanks for stopping by. This is our new online space to support you and your parish as you go forth to make disciples. But it is really your online space. It offers several ways for your parish to benefit from being part of this diverse and gifted Premier See.

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Praying for Families in Philadelphia

Picture this. It is the morning hour of 6:00 o’clock. God’s children were nestled all snug in their beds, or preparing for a morning jog through the streets of Philadelphia, or having prayer time… whatever you would normally be doing at a hotel when you are attending the World Meeting of Families. Anyway, a voice comes from above (which was amazing for those of us having prayer time). The voice says “there is a reported emergency in our building” and advising us not to use the stairs or elevators. This leaves very few options for escape.

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