we are mission brazil
In this webpage you will be introduced to MISSION BRAZIL. We will tell you all about who we are and what we do. We hope you will find a way to participate with us, someday, on a trip to Brazil, so you can experience what we have to offer.
MISSION BRAZIL is a service of the Christian Life Movement which, inspired by its apostolic charism, offers a diversified itinerary of missionary actions and apostolic formation for young people, based on the teachings and values of the Catholic Church.
To form and train young people in the Catholic missionary character.
Consolidate itself as a service of quality and a benchmark program that offers mission trips and training of young missionaries for the Church in Brazil and abroad.
Missionary Formation: This is the central value, which guides all others. All actions of MISSION BRAZIL are aimed at promoting an evangelical character in young people.
Spirit of Evangelization: MISSION BRAZIL participants share the spirit of audacity and parrhesia inherent to the Mission. It is a pioneering spirit, innovative and open to new challenges.
Service: Guided by the Social Teaching of the Catholic Church, MISSION BRAZIL fosters a deep sense of availability for the other, of human promotion, solidarity and reconciliation.
Sustainability: MISSION BRAZIL believes that the spirit of evangelization and service, and the training and formation, must always produce a sustainable impact. Sustainability for us is ecclesial, human, social, environmental and economic.
Experiences That Touched Our Hearts
Júlio, Andrea and Cankin are part of MISSION BRAZIL coordination team. They will work tirelessly to provide an amazing sustainable experience of mission and service to your group, while bringing in a deeply committed group of young catholic Brazilians to serve with you along the way.
Júlio Egrejas, Brazilian, 44 years old, lay Catholic, member of the Christian Life Movement (MVC). With a degree in theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University (Rome), Julio has worked with young people for over 25 years. He participated in dozens of mission trips to different places in the world and, since 2013, he has participated in the coordination of MISSION BRAZIL.
Andrea Drewanz, Brazilian, 48 years old, member of the Christian Life Movement (MVC). Graduated in Social Communication (Journalism and Advertising & Marketing at PUC-Rio de Janeiro), Andrea has more than 15 years of experience in Tourism. She currently lives in Petrópolis, but for the past two years she has lived in Florida (USA) where she specialized in Tourism and Hotel Administration. Andrea has been coordinating the MISSION BRAZIL program since 2016.
Cankin Ma, Ecuadorian, 29 years old, member of the Christian Life Movement (MVC). Graduated in Theology from the Catholic University of Petrópolis, on the path of formation to the ministerial Priesthood. He has been participating in missionary work for 14 years. Collaborated in several MVC training programs, since 2017 he participates in the coordination of MISSION BRAZIL, he is responsible for the training of young missionaries.