Our Centennial 1921-2021

1921 - 2021: 100 years at the service of the Gospel!

Novena for the Centennial
We have so many things for which we are grateful...
(1 Thessalonians 5.18)

Since 1921, the Quebec Foreign Mission Society is at the service of the Gospel.  We are celebrating 100 years; we wish to celebrate together the journey of our missionary commitment. We are celebrating the dynamism of our missionary Society, and with gratitude, we remember our past, we renew the passion of living the mission in communion in our historic present, and we rekindle the hope for the future.
 
This novena is meant for the members and associates, former members and associates, candidates and seminarians in formation, affiliates, friends, members of our Churches and/or local communities, the youth who belong to our networks, and the persons of good will who wish to join us in our thanksgivings to God for the dynamism and the renewal of our missionary Society. 


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Centennial Prayer

God ever faithful,
“Whom shall I send?” - you ask us.
On this path, on the same boat,
where we all are,
we answer to you:
“Here we are, Lord, send us" (Is. 6,8)...

Centennial Logo

Inspired by the theme for the celebration of the centenary of the Quebec Foreign Mission Society “To run the risk of the encounter at the service of the Gospel 1921-2021”, the logo of the Centenary was designed. It contains the institutional identity and reflects the elements of encounter, risk and service, as part of their own journey along the 100 years of foundation...

Message from Cardinal Pietro Parolin on behalf of Pope Francis for the centennial of the foundation of the SME...

Centennial anthem

The Quebec Foreign Mission Society, about to celebrate its centennial, would like to thank the sixteen authors who entered the competition to choose the centennial anthem. God has been praised in every text and every interpretation.
The qualification jury after evaluating and analyzing each of the performances, in a difficult task, decided that the song 'Poussé par le vent (Pushed by the wind),' composed by Mr. Éloy Roy, p.m.é., is the winner of the official song of the celebration of the centennial contest...