EUROPE/POLAND - A missionary priest of Czestochowa sent to Kazakhstan

Tuesday, 22 January 2013

Czestochowa (Agenzia Fides) – On Sunday, January 20, in the Parish of the Divine Mercy in Cieciulów, in the Archdiocese of Czestochowa the sending of a missionary priest of the Archdiocese, Father Slawomir Porebski was celebrated, who as from February 3 will work in Kazakhstan. According to information sent to Fides Agency, the Archbishop of Czestochowa, His Exc. Mgr. Waclaw Depo, in his homily stressed inter alia that "the Gospel is still current and vital to the work of the missionaries" and "today in contemporary society, people who believe are often seen as old-fashioned. " Don Slawomir Porebski therefore asked the faithful to pray for his mission, recalling that "every Christian is by nature missionary" and that by virtue of Baptism, we all have a missionary task.
Don Slawomir Porebski was born on December 26, 1979 in Olesno and was ordained a priest on May 29, 2004 in the Cathedral of Czestochowa. Currently the priests and missionary laity of the Archdiocese of Czestochowa working in the world are 55: 12 diocesan priests, 17 nuns, 22 religious and four lay missionaries. They are present in several countries of Africa, Asia, Latin America (Cameroon, Zambia, Argentina, Papua New Guinea, Brazil, Ecuador, the Philippines, Tunisia) and in Eastern Europe (Belarus and Ukraine). (MF/SL) (Agenzia Fides 22/01/2013)