Who are we?

The Quebec Foreign Mission Society of is an international missionary society comprised of priests (permanent members) and lay associates. It was founded in 1921 by the Roman Catholic Bishops of French Canada as their response to Jesus’ call to preach the Gospel to all nations... 
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A Word from our Superior General

Our Pope Francis never seems to want to do things halfway. He especially does not do so when it comes to reminding Christ's disciples of the missionary dimension of their baptism. He has therefore decided to make a major move for October 2019. Two events of great importance for our entire Church will be held during this month... 


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ASIA SECTOR ANNUAL MEETING 

The Asia Sector Annual Meeting, held in Digos, Philippines, from September 16-20, has just ended. The three Local Groups from Asia (Japan, Hong Kong and Cambodia) were welcomed by the Vocational Awakening Project in the Philippines (VAPP) responsible Renato Togon and Sofia Diez. This year, in addition to the members of the Local Groups of Asia, we had the participation of the Director of initial formation, Ergete Tesfaye, and the local In-charge of Kenyan Local Group, José Domingos Damasceno Barão. ...  


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Synod of Amazon 

Luningning Alvarado

Amazon…Amazon…When you hear the word "Amazon" what comes to your mind first? What do you think of when you hear "Amazon"? Usually, when I tell my friends that I am in Brazil in the Amazon region for my mission, some of them ask me “Have you seen Anacondas there?" 

Extraordinary Missionary Month 

“Baptized and Sent: The Church of Christ on Mission in the World” is the theme chosen by Pope Francis for the Extraordinary Mission Month. Awakening the awareness of the missio ad gentes, and reinvigorating the sense of responsibility for proclaiming the Gospel with new enthusiasm...


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Our history...

A SEMINAR FOR THE MISSION

On February 2nd, 1921, the bishops of French-speaking Canada gathered at the Archdiocese of Quebec. Near the monument of Bishop Laval, the first bishop of Quebec, they decided to found a seminary for missions. A committee of four bishops is formed to undertake the legal steps required to complete this project. This committee will also find some priests available to act as pioneers of this work. This decision is at the origin of the Quebec Foreign Missions Society.


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Ordinations - Kenya 

On the 31th of August 2019, the SMÉ gladly celebrated the ordinations of Fr. Benard Mukeku Mutisya from Kenya and Deacon Juan Ramón Moncada Paz from Honduras who were ordained by Bishop Norman King’oo, Bishop of Machakos...


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Ordination - Digos

This past September 24, our brother Juvanne Regidor was ordained a priest in the Cathedral of Digos, "Mary Mediatrix of All Graces". The ceremony was presided over by Bishop Guillermo Afable, Bishop of Digos, Philippines...  


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MESSAGE OF THE
XIVth GENERAL ASSEMBLY

The four weeks of our Assembly were the result of a long process of prayer, reflection, sharing and discernment that was lived out in all our Local Groups, Regions and our PGM through the recollections which invited us to review our experience of the Mission in communion. 


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Extraordinary Missionary Month

Our missionaries...

GILLES POIRIER:
AN EXPERT IN HUMAN RELATIONS

Native of Alfred, Ontario, Gilles Poirier has been a priest with the SMÉ for 50 years.  He worked in Argentina for 16 years, in Sudan for 9 years, in Kenya for 13 years, and in Quebec for 9 years in the formation department, as well as being a member of the Central Council of the SME...


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TOWARDS AN ECOLOGICAL AWAKENING…

Eloy Roy, pmé
Just as a fish cannot survive out of water and starts experiencing very serious problems in such a critical situation, in the same way we humans cannot survive outside of our environment…

Our departed loved ones...

Homily by Jean-Yves Isabel, p.m.é.
Laval, Saturday July 20, 2019

«You know him well». Yes, I know him. We have worked often together and since a few years, our rooms were face to face. At any moment, Jean-Denis would knock at my door and would say to me: «there is a message on my answering machine, but I do not understand a thing»... 


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