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ST. JOSEPH FREINADEMETZ: An Exemplary Missionary Disciple for THE WORD IN THE WORLD

Dixson D'Souza SVD ST. JOSEPH FREINADEMETZ: An Exemplary Missionary Disciple for THE WORD IN THE WORLD This video is a crisp presentation on St. Joseph Freinademetz, the First Missionary of the …More
Dixson D'Souza SVD ST. JOSEPH FREINADEMETZ:
An Exemplary Missionary Disciple for THE WORD IN THE WORLD
This video is a crisp presentation on St. Joseph Freinademetz, the First Missionary of the Society of the Divine Word (SVD) to China. He stands as a hallmark of an Authentic Missionary, a fusion of the Spirit of Love, staunch Faith, adaptation, and self-giving sacrifice who became “all things to all people” (1 Corinthians 9,22). January 29th is the Feast day of St. Freinademetz who was called FU SHENFU (meaning Happy Priest) by the Chinese. St. Joseph Freinademetz stands as an inspiration for Missionaries of all ages.
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“TOUGH TIMES NEVER LAST, BUT TOUGH PEOPLE DO.” (Robert H. Schuller)
This is an apt quote for St. Joseph Freinademetz. A Man for all seasons, from the alps of SouthTyrol to the plains of China. A fusion of orthodoxy and orthopraxis. For whom Poverty meant adaptation of the local people; Chastity meant being deeply …More