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Publications and Media

The Pontifical Mission Societies publish booklets focusing on mission spirituality, mission theology and the call to mission addressed to all the baptized. These publications may be used as part of religious education programs, parish discussion or study groups, as well as a guide for reflection by priests, Religious, seminarians, deacons and lay pastoral leaders. Unless otherwise noted, each publication is 50¢ each.

To order publications please send your request (and check or money order) to:

The Pontifical Mission Societies of Boston
Attn: N. LaPlante
66 Brooks Drive
Braintree, MA 02184

Pope Benedict Pamphlet

The Pontifical Mission Societies in cooperation with Our Sunday Visitor Publishing offers a pamphlet featuring information and facts about the Papacy and the Pontifical Mission Societies. For more information, call our national office at 1-617-542-1776.

A Missionary Journal — A Visit to the Church in Southeast Asia by Monsignor John E. Kozar, National Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies in the United States with study guide (free).

Teaching the Spirit of Mission Ad Gentes — Continuing Pentecost Today issued by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops ($1.00)

Titles by Pope John Paul II

To the Ends of the Earth: Missionary Catechesis (75¢)

Titles by Cardinal Avery Dulles, S.J.

Why Catholics Don’t Evangelize and Why They Must

The Church & the Kingdom: Are They Distinct, Or Identical? with response paper by Cardinal Francis George, O.M.I.

Evangelizing Theology




Titles by Reverend Eugene LaVerdiere, S.S.S.

You Are Called to be Missionary related to U.S. Bishops’ Mission Pastoral, To the Ends of the Earth

Why Mission? To the Ends of the Earth:10th anniversary

Eucharist: Sacrament of World Mission

Ordained for the Universal Church

Lay People in the Mission of the Church

Introducing Redemptoris Missio Mission in the Catechism of the Catholic Church

The Mystery of the Incarnation at the Threshold of the New Millennium reflection on Pope John Paul II’s Bull of Indiction of the Great Jubilee of the Year 2000

St. Thérèse of Lisieux, Patron of Missionaries, Patron of the Missions

Alone with Our Lord Holy Hour / Individual In the Presence of Christ Holy Hour

Group Gospel series: The Mission of the Church… …according to Matthew …according to Mark …according to Luke