missioner missioner

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone sent on a mission--especially a religious or charitable mission to a foreign country

Usage(s):

  1. An individual caught up in such a conflict sees himself as a missioner to the heathen, clad in the righteous armor of the sole truth, his own.
  2. In the islands of the South Seas 1,566 missioner priests, brothers and nuns are laboring efficiently among 1,835,030 natives.
  3. I knowI took that picture of the saintly Maryknoll missioner in Shanghai in 1953.

News

  1. Applications invited for missioner for young adult and campus ministry

    [Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Applications are now being accepted for the position of Missioner for Young Adult and Campus Ministry on the staff of the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society (DFMS). This position reflects the priorities of Episcopal Church General Convention 2012 and focus on the Five Marks of Mission. The position is full-time and does not require ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Worldwide Faith News

  2. Fred Vergara reflects on 40 years of Episcopal Asiamerica Ministries

    [Episcopal News Service – Burlingame, California] The Rev. Winfred Vergara, the Episcopal Church’s missioner for Asiamerica ministries, preaches June 20 during Episcopal Asiamerica Ministry @ 40 gathering’s opening Eucharist. ARISE, AFIRE, ATONE (Message of the Rev. Dr. Winfred B. Vergara, Missioner for Asiamerica Ministries of The Episcopal Church at the Opening Eucharist Celebrating the 40th ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Worldwide Faith News

Quotes

  1. "These three career police officers, along with Assistant Com-missioner Hulan Hanna and newly-appointed Assistant Commissioners Glen Miller, John Ferguson and Willard Cunningham, will comprise the new Executive Management Team of the Royal Bahamas...
    on Jan 5, 2010 By: Hubert Ingraham Source: The Freeport News

  2. Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu said: "The outstanding work he has done as Archbishops' Missioner over the last four years has put the Fresh Expressions initiative very firmly on the map."
    on Oct 23, 2008 By: John Sentamu Source: Sheffield Telegraph

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