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Definition of Missionary


  1. One who is sent on a mission; especially, one sent to propagate religion.
  2. Of or pertaining to missions; as, a missionary meeting; a missionary fund.

Missionary Quotations

My grandmother took me to church on Sunday all day long, every Sunday into the night. Then Monday evening was the missionary meeting. Tuesday evening was usher board meeting. Wednesday evening was prayer meeting. Thursday evening was visit the sick. Friday evening was choir practice. I mean, and at all those gatherings, we sang.
Maya Angelou

The key to successful missionary work is a close relationship between the missionaries and the members. Creating an environment in working with members that will bring more into the Church.
Richard G. Scott

An Apostle is a missionary, bearing testimony of the reality and divinity of Jesus Christ in all the world.
David A. Bednar

I entered the diocesan seminary. I liked the Dominicans, and I had Dominican friends. But then I chose the Society of Jesus, which I knew well because the seminary was entrusted to the Jesuits. Three things in particular struck me about the Society: the missionary spirit, community and discipline.
Pope Francis

Missionary work has never been easy, and yet the joyful rewards cannot be equaled by any other experience.
Gordon B. Hinckley
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Missionary Translations

missionary in Afrikaans is sendeling
missionary in Dutch is missionaris, zendeling
missionary in French is missionnaire
missionary in German is Missionar
missionary in Spanish is misionero
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