January 2019 Good News Newsletter – Missions Office

The January 2019 edition of our Good News newsletter is at the printer but also available now online [r20.rs6.net] (along with other current items of interest): www.seattlearchdiocese.org/Missions [r20.rs6.net].

Contents include prayers, announcements, news, and more! Also on our newsletters page [r20.rs6.net] are all issues for the past year, including January 2018.

Add a snippet to your bulletin, send to your friends, use in your classroom, discuss it in your faith sharing group, apply it to your life!

Missionary Childhood Association Christmas Artwork Contest: Winners in the 2018-2019 MCA Christmas Artwork Contest will have their artwork displayed at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. during Advent and Christmas 2019 and be featured on the MISSIO USA Messenger ChatBot. Open to young Catholics in grades K-8 in schools and parishes. Information and entry form at missio.org/resources [r20.rs6.net], and at www.seattlearchdiocese.org/missions [r20.rs6.net].

Deadline is January 31, 2019.

Live, Lead and Serve with Abundant Joy: Missionary Discipleship Formation Program

St. Leo Parish, Tacoma Saturday, February 9-10, 2019 

This program provides Catholic ministers and educators the knowledge, skills, and resources to better help their communities go forth as agents of encounter and positive Christian change rooted in global solidarity. Program includes four sessions:

Our Call: God’s Mission of Love

Our Story: The Mission in Scripture and History

Our Moment: Living the Mission Today

Our Commissioning: Going Forth and Forming Others.

Registration required [r20.rs6.net].

For more info and to register, visit www.maryknoll.us [r20.rs6.net]or contact Anna Johnson at (206) 322-8831 or aclarke@maryknoll.org.

The program will run from 9AM-2PM (includes lunch) on Saturday, with optional immersion opportunities beginning at 2PM; and from 12PM-5PM on Sunday to allow for morning Mass at 10:30 AM.