Apostleship of the Sea

Society for promoting the spiritual welfare of Catholic seafarers throughout the world, with headquarters in London. Working in cooperation with the twelve sailor centers which existed in 1920, the Apostleship began in that year a crusade which has resulted in the establishing of more tan 100 enrolling centers where sailors can add their names to the seafarers of all nations. Apostleship publicity, broadcast in many languages to the Catholic press throughout the world, has results in the formation of national section in Holland and Spain, regional headquarters in Australia, Canada, India, Italy, New Zealand, and South America. In this effort the Brothers of the Saint Vincent de Paul Society have taken a generous part. The coordinating Council of the Society and the Apostleship of the Sea provides a general clearing-house for all Catholic sailor-service activities and apostleship organizing machinery, and is at the disposal of all Catholic organizations and of individual Catholics who desire to help sailors. The Apostleship published a monthly newspaper in English, with bulletins in Dutch, French, German, Italian, Spanish and other languages. The Apostleship in the United States maintain a web site.

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