Redemptorist Missionary Centres

The Redemptorists establish missionary centres to respond to the real needs of the Canadian church in a local situation and context.



Program Three: Redemptorist Missionary Centres



  • Church Eucharist documents: Sacramentum Caritatis (Sacrament of Charity) Pope Benedict XV, Apostolic letter on Eucharist/John Paul II, Catholic Catechism
  • Internet access for additional research questions


Study Guide


The goal of Program Three is to introduce students to Missionary Centres and why they are so essential to the Redemptorists.


1. Show the video - Program Three: Redemptorist Missionary Centres

2. Ask students to form small groups to describe the following impressions from the video:

  • Who is are the leading speakers in the video and what do we find out about them in this video?
  • Who are the Redemptorists?
  • What are Missionary Centres?
  • What did you know after viewing the video that you didn't know before?
  • Give three reasons why Canadian Catholics should support the work of the Redemptorists.

3. Option for Take-Home Assignment

Via the internet find more facts about:

  • Redemptorists and different aspects of their work today
  • The founder of the Redemptorists and the work he did.
  • In groups, make presentations to the class about any or all of the above. Include suggestions on how students could become more involved with the work of Redemptorists.