Thank you for downloading our guide, What Do Missionaries Do? Missionaries have been serving communities worldwide for hundreds of years. While many people are familiar with the concept of a missionary, they know little about what these Christians actually do.
If you’re eager to learn about missionary work or feel called to help others, this guide can be your starting point. We cover topics such as:
- What missionaries do: We discuss the various things missionaries do in the field and why those tasks are important.
- Missionaries who made a significant impact throughout history: We’ll also share information about some of history’s most famous missionaries and the impact they made on the world.
- What it takes to be an effective missionary: Not everyone is cut out to be a missionary — it requires certain characteristics, such as resilience, compassion, emotional strength and steadfast faith in Christ.
- The different types of missionary work: Finally, we explore real-world examples of the kind of work missionaries do, such as providing clean water to isolated villages and working to alleviate hunger.
Are you ready to make a difference in the world right now? At Catholic World Mission, we support missionaries, priests and laypeople working on impactful projects across the globe. Donate to one of our projects today or contact us for more information.