Main strategies of Inuit Missionary

The missions to the Inuit people are very high and have been spread over various parts of the history. The best part of such missions to Inuit is that they paved way for other missions to work on the same path. The history of the Inuit Catholic Missions can be traced back to 1894 and even before that. There are many prominent figures of the era which made sure that the work regarding Christianity is done without any hindrance. The Anglican Church Missionary Society was founded in the mid-1800s. The Baffin Island was captured with the efforts of these missionaries. The work of all such missions was matchless and it allowed the cultural change and transformation of Inuit. The work of the missionaries also allowed the people of the region to get more attached to the diocese. (more…)

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Catholic churches in Canadian Arctic territories

The Canadian Arctic territories consist of 3 regions. These are Northwest Territories, Yukon, and Nunavut. Apart from Nunavut, the other two are confederated for over a hundred year now. This region of Canada has many Catholic churches and the missions are sent frequently to make sure that the religion is preached. The best part of the missions is that they collaborate with the local churches to maximize the effects. The overall management of such missions is carried out by the locals as they contribute to making sure that the members of such missions sustain. The missions to these regions have also laid the foundation of many Catholic churches in the region. This tradition of sending the missions to this region is not new at all. It is because there are many churches which are more than 100 years old. British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan are the other important provinces of Canada to the South of these territories. (more…)

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Important Catholic mission to Inuit community

Arviat is one of the most important missions which were sent to the region and therefore can be regarded as a turning point in the history. The Arviat was formerly known as the Eskimo Point and this mission made it a very important part of the religion. The word Arviat means bowhead whale and it is currently located on the western coast and still, there are many markings which can be seen to authenticate the history. There are many regions which are located in the Arviat and all have the majority of Inuit and therefore the religion is a goldmine of info in this regard. About 94% of the total population of the region is Inuit and they have regarded every missionary which has visited their region. The best part of Arviat is that the Inuit have inhabited the area of thousands of years. Baker Lake, Repulse Bay, and Hall Beach are the other important sections of the areas. (more…)

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