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The Quebec Foreign Mission Society 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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Our History...

A SEMINARY FOR 
THE MISSIONS

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. 

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Message: Superior General Feb 2, 2021

To be a hundred-year old for a person is quite an event. To reach a first centennial for a missionary Society, it is short, but it deserves to be highlighted as a humble contribution to the spreading of the Gospel in the world... 

 

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


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Mission en Chine

"The Lord did great things with us; how happy we are" (Psalm 126,3)
Our missionary journey in the Chinese world.

Find the link below discover how mission in China has been over the last century .

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Mission Month 2021

Every year the month of October is marked and celebrated as the month of mission. This year we are invited to be open to Jesus’ call to be missionary disciples. Are you prepared? It’s a call to be witnesses of what we have seen and heard. we journey together...

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Perpetual Rebirth.


                                             PERPETUAL REBIRTH.
  You are born, you grow, you die
  You are born and reborn into life
  Reborn ulitmately into Him who is life

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Joint Pastoral Letter :The Bishops And The Society (AECQ-SMÉ).

The members of the Assembly of Quebec Bishops (AECQ) were welcomed at the central house on September 17, 2021. On that day, a joint pastoral letter from the Assembly of Quebec Catholic Bishops and the Foreign Missions Society (AECQ-FMS) was unveiled, on the occasion of the centennial of its founding. This letter...


- "Mission requires above all mature witnesses, well rooted in their faith and in touch with reality, with the capacity to understand, the gentleness to sympathise as well as the courage to be indignant."

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NEWS & ACTIVITIES.

The Pchum Ben Festival.

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What does “Pchum Ben” mean?
    In the Khmer language, Pchum signifies “gathering or meeting” and Ben is an offering. Sometimes it is...

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Brazil - Centennial Hymn 


Brothers and sisters we share with you the Centenary Hymn, Portuguese version


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WEBSERIES -TO RUN THE RISK OF THE ENCOUTER

TAKING THE RISK OF THE ENCOUNTER
Webseries for the 100th anniversary of the Foreign Missions Society 1921- 2021
Episode 5  To Free Each Other the abundance
Forgiveness is an opening to the other ...


OUR CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION 1921 - 2021

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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 ...

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...

ECOLOGY - SME Laval Ecolo.  

Taking example on the Lord of the Vineyard, the Superior general lovingly prunes the trees of the SME in Laval, while two other brothers take care, one of them of the raspberries lot and the other of the vegetable garden.
 Born barely a year ago, the ecological committee (COMECO)  of this ...  

Kenya- local group History.

The Kenya Local Group is celebrating this year its 21st year of missionary presence in Kenya (2000-2021), as the whole SME celebrates its centenary (1921-2021).
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African Rhythm Centennial Anthem

SMÉ Kenya collaborates with the Mirror of Hope youth singing and dancing the Centenary hymn of the Quebec Foreign Mission Society celebrating 100years at the service of the Gospel this year. This video...

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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Priestly ordination

Juan Ramón Moncada Paz will be ordained to the priesthood on December 8 at 10h00 in the Basilica Minor of our Lady of Supaya, in Tegucigalpa (Honduras)...

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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Our departed 
loved ones...
Jacques Gauthier, p.m.é.
(1931-2021)

Father Jacques Gauthier, a priest of the Foreign Missions Society, died in Laval on September 6, 2021 at the age of 90 years and 5 months. Born in Acton Vale on April 6, 1931, he was the son of Léon Gauthier and ... 

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Our departed
loved ones... 
Claude Dubois, p.m.é.
(1938-2021)

Father Claude Dubois, a Foreign Missions priest, died in Laval on April 5, 2021, at the age of 82 years and 6 months. Born in Charny on September 14, 1938, he was the son of Arthur Dubois and Juliette Carrier. He did his secondary studies at ...

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Our departed
loved ones...
Mario DeCelles, p.m.é.
(1929-2021)

Father Mario De Celles, a priest of the Foreign Missions Society, died in Laval on July 18, 2021 at the age of 92. Born in St-Marc-sur-Richelieu on July 7, 1929, he was the son of Joseph-Auguste De Celles and Gertrude Turcotte. He did his secondary studies at ....

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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. 
It is then from the fruits of our collective reflection of the last year on that theme that the 14 members of the Assembly and the 16 invited guests began to work together so as to discern the missionary summons that the Lord makes to us in the actual context that is ours... 

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