MISSIONARIES OF ST. FRANCIS DE SALES

The MSFS Vision

To be a religious missionary with salesian spirituality , an explorer of the unknown,a builder of communities, a sower of God’s Word, an enlightened guide of his students, and a formator in the spirit of St Francis de Sales.

The MSFS Mission

To pass on love of God and gentleness to the world and to bring about the renewal of Christian life by preaching parish missions, evangelizing people and educating the youth.

PROFILE OF A MISSIONARY OF ST FRANCIS DE SALES

A MISSIONARY OF ST FRANCIS DE SALES  IS...

A man of living faith who is deeply in love with God.

He is in daily communion with Him, through the Eucharist, the sun of
religious existence, as well as through his awareness of His presence.

This love of God is shown in his love for his neighbour and for the entire
creation.

’I want mission”  cry of the Founder is the clarion call to him to make Jesus known and loved; to be his missionary to build a more just, humane and caring society,

He is a confident optimist who is aware that God is present in his life, in
his community, and in the events of history.

He lives the salesian charism of joyful holiness, firm gentleness, and
positive regard for the other, with hospitality, cheerful availability and
genuine humanness.

The Good News of God’s love is made known through his witness in
the form of service to humanity.

Knowledge is his eight sacrament.

He is a realist who is well equipped to read the signs of the times.

He has his feet planted firmly on the ground, while reaching for the
skies.

He is a man who is open to and lives the culture of the people,
courageous to respond to their needs.

He is a committed messenger of hope, filled with missionary zeal.
And all this in firm solidarity with is confreres, the missionaries of St Francis de Sales.