“The God of mission pulls us in to send us out. Do you know what else he does? He blesses us so that we become a blessing. You don’t ever receive a blessing for yourself.”

Fr. Michael Shields, Pastor of Church of the Nativity in Magadan, Russia, challenges us to understand mission as central to the Christian life in his talk entitled “Mission Will Change Your Life.” Fr. Shields spoke at the invitation of Missions of Peace at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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