Apostleship of the Sea - Stella Maris (AOS)
Apostolat de la Mer
Apostolado del Mar
Apostolat des Meeres
1922-04 Glasgow UK
Apr 1922, Glasgow (UK), as Apostolatus Maris Internationale Concilium (AMIC), by a group of laymen, with the approval and benediction of Pius XI. Became a section of the Pontifical Commission on Migration and Tourism, created in 1970. Apostolic Letter of Pope John-Paul II, 1997, gave a new foundation and impetus to the work.
Advance the spiritual and social welfare of seafarers, fishermen and their families around the world; build brotherhood and social justice with them throughout the maritime world.
Events10 past events available with paid subscription only.
Structures first on the 'local level' (the responsibility of the local Diocese). The chaplain and/or pastoral worker is automatically a member, along with volunteers, seafarers and fishers, their family members and port personnel (this local structure usually has a 'board'or 'council' to direct its affairs). These local initiatives are coordinated on the 'national level' by a National Director, and often by a national council, comprised of selected or elected members from the local agencies. The 'regional level' (continental and sub-continental) is coordinated and communication is promoted through a Regional Coordinator, who also serves as a member of the International Council of Apostolatus Maris. On 'world level': General Secretariat, located at U-XF7319 - Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People.
FinanceAvailable with paid subscription only.
Relations with Non-Governmental OrganizationsAvailable with paid subscription only.
PublicationsAvailable with paid subscription only.
MembersAvailable with paid subscription only.
Type I ClassificationAvailable with paid subscription only.
Subjects *Available with paid subscription only.
UN Sustainable Development Goals **
UIA Org ID
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.
← return to your search page to find additional profiles.
UIA allows users to access and make use of the information contained in its Databases for the user’s internal use and evaluation purposes only. A user may not re-package, compile, re-distribute or re-use any or all of the UIA Databases or the data* contained therein without prior permission from the UIA.
Data from database resources may not be extracted or downloaded in bulk using automated scripts or other external software tools not provided within the database resources themselves. If your research project or use of a database resource will involve the extraction of large amounts of text or data from a database resource, please contact us for a customized solution.
UIA reserves the right to block access for abusive use of the Database.
* Data shall mean any data and information available in the Database including but not limited to: raw data, numbers, images, names and contact information, logos, text, keywords, and links.