Propagation of the Faith

This Society was founded in France at Lyons in 1822 by a young lady called Pauline Marie Jaricot,

Missionary Holy Childhood

Bishop Charles de Forbin JansonThe Pontifical Society of Missionary Holy Childhood was started in France in 1843 by Bishop Charles de Forbin Janson

St. Peter the Apostle

Jeanne BigardThe Mission Society of St. Peter Apostle was founded in 1889; in France by Jeanne Bigard


 As I prepare to visit Kenya and Uganda, I send a word of greetings and friendship to you and your families. I look forward to this time we will have together. 

pope francis