LMI forms seminarians for mission ad gentes and the readiness to go to mission.
The Lorenzo Mission Institute began in 1987 which the initiative of Jaime Cardinal Sin
The seminary is named after the first Filipino-Chinese saint, Lorenzo Ruiz de Manila.
Preferential option of service toward the poor and the most vulnerable in mission areas.
The Lorenzo Ruiz Mission Society was established in 1997.
The Holy Eucharist is at the heart of our mission.
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In his second visit to the Philippines in 1995, on the occasion of the World Youth Day, he specifically challenged the Youth to give their best to bring Christ to Asia where many yearn to listen and to know Him.
The pope enjoined the Philippines in 1981 to support and pray for missionary vocations for the Filipino-Chinese Apostolate
“And here on our own land is a vast field of mission related to the Filipino-Chinese Apostolate. Less than 20% of the Chinese in the Philippines have had some effective evangelization. The progress made in evangelizing through the educational and pastoral work of the Filipino-Chinese Apostolate is a great encouragement. We need to intensify this. But we must look beyond our shores and take note of the missionary opportunities opened by the contacts that our Filipino-Chinese brothers and sister have with East Asian Chinese communities, including the People’s Republic of China whose openness to religion remains fluid. We need to provide encouragement, support, and personnel to this important mission.” (Second Plenary Council of the Philippines, no. 109)
On January 20-February 20, 1990, the Second Plenary Council of the Philippines was convened and elicited the challenge toward the Filipino-Chinese Apostolate
In 1981, John Paul II’s visit to the Philippines was remarkable. He specifically told the bishops of the Asia and the Philippines that mission of proclamation has to be intensified in this part of the world where a huge portion of the world’s population is located.
The Church in the Philippines is in the state of mission