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CATHOLIC AID ORGANIZATIONS & MISSIONARIES
 
Encyclical: Rerum Ecclesiae - On Catholic Missions - February 28, 1926 - By Pope Pius XI - "It but remains for Us now to exhort you again, Venerable Brothers, all the bishops of the Catholic world, to share with Us the cares and consolations of Our pastoral office and to come to the aid of the missions in the enthusiastic manner and with the methods We have suggested in order that the missions themselves, quickened as it were by this renewed strength, may bring forth a more abundant harvest in the future."
 
THE FOUR PONTIFICAL MISSION SOCIETIES
 
 1. The Society for the Propagation of the Faith - "Under the direction of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples (Rome, Italy) and the bishops, the Society for the Propagation of the Faith seek to foster an ever-deeper spirit of universal mission, to inform Catholics of the life and the needs of the Catholic Church in the Missions, and to encourage prayer and financial help for those mission churches." 
2. The Society of St. Peter the Apostle - "Invites individuals to support the education of candidates for the Catholic priesthood in the developing world and to support the formation of men and women candidates for the religious life in the missions."
3. The Missionary Union of Priests and Religious - "This spiritual apostolate...continues to address itself to those called to bring Catholics to a better understanding of their baptismal responsibility for the church’s missionary work — to priests, Religious, seminarians, pastoral leaders and those engaged in catechesis and religious education."
4. Holy Childhood Association - "An international organization whose membership is made up of students in Catholic elementary schools and religious education programs; it is an organization dedicated to fostering children's awareness of the missionary nature of the Church."  
 
ADDITIONAL MISSIONARY SITES
 
A Simple House of Sts. Francis and Alphonsus - "We are a small charity and mission house that lives with the poor in Washington, DC.  Our motto is to promote a wonderful and radical falling upon the cross of Christ for grace and support."
Caritas.org - In English, Francais, Espanol. "A confederation of 162 Catholic relief, development and social service organisations...in over 200 countries and territories." 
Catholic Agency for Overseas Development - "CAFOD believes that all human beings have a right to dignity and respect, and that the world's resources are a gift to be shared equally by all men and women, whatever their race, nationality or religion."
Catholic Church Extension Society - Exists to sustain and extend the Catholic Faith in poor and remote mission areas of the United States where diocesan resources are insufficient."
Catholic Medical Mission Board - CMMB -"Founded in 1928 and rooted in the healing ministry of Jesus, Catholic Medical Mission Board works collaboratively to provide quality health care programs and services, without discrimination, to people in need around the world."
Catholic Mission - "Promotes missionary activity and prayer.  Learn how to answer and live our Holy Father's call to make missionary commitment a priority in your life."
Catholic Relief Services - "Provides humanitarian relief and development assistance in 99 countries worldwide." 
Catholic World Mission - "In every project we sponsor, we strive for the long-term transformation of poverty — we alleviate immediate physical suffering, and also help the poor to provide for themselves in this life on earth and to grow in holiness to reap their eternal reward in Heaven."
Catholic World Mission’s Lay Missionaries - "Fully trained Catholic catechists paid to work full time for the Church under the direction of their parish priest and local bishop."
Family Missions Company - "We are an organized apostolate (”Family”) of Catholic laity dedicated to missionary evangelismJesus has called us to proclaim His Gospel to all creation, to the ends of the earth.  Each of us is called to holiness of life.  We find our “rule” for life in the teachings of the New Testament.  As missionaries, we are called to live God’s Word as Jesus did, to proclaim it boldly to others, to work it into the fabric of human society and culture, to extend God’s love to all, especially to the oppressed and suffering poor.  We accept our daily crosses and redemptive sufferings, in poverty, humility, and a sometimes hidden life.  We are a people of praise, thanksgiving, and rejoicing, really happy to be among those sent out by the Lord.
Fathers of Mercy - "A Roman Catholic Congregation of Priests.  Our primary Apostolate is to preach parish missions and retreats, with an emphasis on the Sacraments of the Holy Eucharist and Confession.  We are interested in solid Catholic men who are interested in a priestly and religious vocation."
Franciscan Foundation for the Holy Land - "A Worldwide Christian organization created by the Franciscan Order to safeguard the basic human rights of the Christian Palestinian minority living in the Holy Land."
GlenMary Home Missioners - "A Catholic society of priests and brothers who, along with co-workers and a cooperating community of Glenmary Home Mission Sisters, is dedicated to serving the spiritual and material needs of people throughout Appalachia, the South and Southwest."
Hope for a family - Christian Foundation for Children and Aging - "We currently work in 22 countries around the world, and serve more than 300,000 children, youth and aging persons with the generous support of more than 250,000 sponsors.
 
Child sponsorship:
 
What differentiates CFCA's Hope for a Family sponsorship program from other sponsorship organizations is that we work with each child in the context of the whole family, recognizing that the child's well-being depends, in large part, on the family’s well-being. We recognize that what impacts the family, particularly the mother, affects the child."
Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest - "A Society of Apostolic Life of Pontifical Right whose goal is the honor of God and the sanctification of priests in the service of the Church and souls.  Its specific aim is missionary: to spread the reign of our Lord Jesus Christ in all spheres of human life.  Our work is carried out under the patronage of the Immaculate Conception, to Whom the Institute is consecrated."
Lamp Ministries - "A Catholic lay missionary association, comprised of persons who serve among the materially poor with a focus on evangelizationMarried couples, single men and women as well as religious sisters and priests who experience a call to commit at least one full year, with ongoing training and support, assist in materially poor parishes, or serve with homeless families.
Lay Mission-Helpers Association - "Have assisted more than 700 lay men, women and families serve the Church in the Missions as teachers, nurses, accountants, and other professionals."
Marians of the Immaculate Conception - Divine Mercy Intercessory Prayerline - "Send us your prayer petitionsWe will pray for you.  'Intercessors listen, take callers by the hand, and bring them before the Lord,' says Cathy Chichester, the Prayerline's supervisor.  'We stand beside them and pray together with them. They are no longer alone in their pain.  We hear, we care, we are non-judgmental, and we continue to pray for them long after the call has ended... Many callers, too numerous to count, thank us for being there for them, as they have no one else to turn to.'"
MaryKnoll - Fathers & Brothers - Sisters - Lay Missionaries - "Africa, Asia, Latin America, North America." US-based Catholic mission movement.
Mary Mother of God Mission Society - "Reviving the Catholic church in the far east of Russia."
Missionaries of Africa - "Helping to alleviate the poverty and deprivation that are still widespread in Africa by funding projects that foster self-reliance.  Raising the awareness of the plight of the African people through Mission education and various publications." 
Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate - US Province - "We work for justice and peace, striving to address the economic, political and social structures which affect the lives of our sisters and brothers world-wide...We recognize that the roles and responsibilities of lay people in the Church are significant, encouraging the leadership of the laity in our efforts."
Mission Doctors Association - "Supports the work of Catholic Doctors and their families serving at Mission Hospitals and Clinics."
Missioners of Christ - "A Catholic Christian Community centered in prayer and united by covenant that evangelizes, disciples and sends forth youth and young adults on domestic and foreign Missions to fulfill the Great Commission of Christ."
Renaissance Enterprises - "Provides arts and music programs, in nursing homes and related care facilities, with a focus on the Catholic faith and teachings of love and sanctity of life."
Salesian Missions - "Caring for the poor children of the world with missionaries in over 131 countries."
Society of African Missions - SMA Fathers - "A community of Catholic missionaries who come from around the world with a commitment to serve the people of Africa."
St. Vincent Pallotti Center - "To inspire volunteer service through Catholic-based organizations.  We support prospective volunteers during their exploration of service opportunities, strengthen the personal and spiritual development of volunteers while they serve, and assist former volunteers to stay connected to their ideals and their communities."
The Missionary Union of Priests and Religious - "This spiritual apostolate...continues to address itself to those called to bring Catholics to a better understanding of their baptismal responsibility for the church’s missionary work — to priests, Religious, seminarians, pastoral leaders and those engaged in catechesis and religious education."
Thorn Ministries - "We are a Catholic outreach ministry which teaches corporal works of mercy.  We feed the homeless and sponsor a mission overseasKristin Taylor, a nationally known Catholic speaker/recording artist is the founder."
U.S. Catholic Mission Association (USCMA) - "To foster the development of cross-cultural and global mission and ministry in an ever-changing world."
Xavier Missionaries - Catholic Missionary Life - "Mission News...Vocation Call...Vocation Letters...Q/A Discernment... Focus on Mission...Readings - Prayers... Mission Intention."
 
Maternal Life International - Although it is not known if this organization is totally made up of Catholics, it does provide a much needed service.  "A nonprofit, private voluntary organization dedicated to providing safe, practical, life-affirming, and innovative programs in maternal health care, in AIDS prevention and care and in fertility awareness.  We integrate these programs, as needed, and partner with government agencies, private voluntary organizations, and community - and faith-based groups for maximum results.  We predicate health care development upon respect for the life and dignity of the human person."
 
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