All Christians are called to be missionary disciples.

MISSION:CHRISTIAN is a fun way to practice that call in everyday life.

Find the latest missions below, or go to the Gracewatch Store to browse MISSION:CHRISTIAN journal pages by topic.

Why Can’t We Recruit Volunteers?

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Why can’t we recruit volunteers? I don’t know a parish–or non-profit of any sort–that isn’t short on volunteers. Some have more of a volunteer deficit than others, but it seems to be universal…or at least the norm in the United States. If you are reading this article, I don’t have to tell you how difficult…
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Practice the Daily Examen and Find God in Every Moment

Reading Time: 10 minutes
St. Ignatius of Loyola took seriously Jesus’ admonition to “keep awake” for the coming of the Lord in every moment. You can, too, by practicing his Daily Examen. The following article is abridged from the introduction to The Daily Examen Journal: A 30-Day Spiritual Retreat. St. Ignatius of Loyola (1491–1556), the Spanish soldier turned spiritual…
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MISSION:CHRISTIAN journal pages are perfect for anyone who wants to be more intentional about growing as a missionary disciple.

Each MISSION:CHRISTIAN journal page focuses on a different practice of missionary discipleship. Each journal page includes:

  • A brief introduction to the “mission.”
  • A space for filing your “mission report,” a journal record of your experience.
  • A fun self-examination quiz.
  • A longer article on Gracewatch.org to help you go deeper.

Choose the missions you’d like to do, then download them from the Gracewatch Store. Each journal page is formatted with enough space for a three-hole punch so you can collect your completed journal pages into a binder.

Browse MISSION:CHRISTIAN journal pages in the Gracewatch Store

In virtue of their baptism, all the members of the People of God have become missionary disciples. … Every Christian is challenged, here and now, to be actively engaged in evangelization; indeed, anyone who has truly experienced God’s saving love does not need much time or lengthy training to go out and proclaim that love. … So what are we waiting for?

Pope Francis in Evangelii Gaudium #120