This Sunday is World Mission Sunday. As Pope Francis said in his World Mission Sunday message, I am a mission, always; you
are a mission always; every baptised man and woman is a mission.
To men and women missionaries, and to all those who, by virtue of
their baptism, share in any way in the mission of the Church, I
send my heartfelt blessing. ‘Today the Church tells us that we are called to be Missionaries
wherever we are. In Balbriggan it means being friendly and
welcoming to the new Irish– the immigrants and refugees who have come to live here.
The three ways to preach the Gospel are;
1. The example of our lives.
2. By our own actions-to help those in need.
3. By our own words– to have the courage to explain the
Gospel to non Christians and to young people.
Fr. Tony SMA
Here in Balbriggan we have our own Parishioners who are
missionaries Fr. Michael O`Grady who is in South Korea. Anne
Reilly is in Bolivia. Fr Donal Toal SMA and Fr. Tony Gill SMA
who were both involved in Missionary work abroad.