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Holliston, MA: Discernment Days at the Xaverian Missionary Community in Holliston have been set for 2012. Young men ages 19 to 30 who may be interested in checking out a life of service as a missionary priest or brother in Africa, Asia or Latin America are welcome to contact Fr. Rocco at theGYM, (Global Youth Mission resource), a new young adult and youth outreach ministry by the Xaverian.
The first of these monthly days of discernment will be Saturday, January 14th from 10:00am to 7:00pm at theGYM meeting space at Fatima Shrine, 101 Summer Street, Holliston, MA. Future Discernment Days at theGYM will be February 11th, March 18th, April 14th, May 13th, June 16th, September 15th, October 14th, November 17th and December 16th.
TheGYM offers young adults and youth information on Church outreach as missionaries in Africa, Asia and Latin America through conferences, workshops and retreats presenting the work of the Church by Xaverians who have years of personal experience on these continents.
If interested, please contact Fr. Rocco Puopolo, s.x. at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 508-429-2144.
Eight hundred Xaverian missionaries currently serve in: Bangladesh, Burundi, Brazil, Cameroon, Chad, Columbia, Dem. Republic of Congo, Great Britain, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Mozambique, Philippines, Sierra Leone, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand and the USA.
The Xaverians understand their global mission to be the proclamation of Jesus Christ through interculural and interfaith dialogue, pastoral ministry to and solidarity with the poor, the legacy of our founder, St. Guido Maria Conforti and the story of our missionaries and missions.
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The St. Francis Xavier Foreign Mission Society, Inc, known as the Xaverian Missionaries, is a Roman Catholic religious community serving the poor in 18 countries worldwide.