“Holding Immaculette and feeling her suffering changed something in me. I came home with a resolve that said, 'I cannot change the whole world, but I can do something.'”
By Bonnie Steele
The Center for Mission promotes and
coordinates the global mission outreach
of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and
Minneapolis. We help build bridges of
cooperation and communion between
the archdiocese and global communities
gathering both spiritual and material
support, through the archdiocese, for over
1150 mission dioceses in more than 120
countries around the world. We further this
work by participating in activities such as the
Missionary Cooperation Plan, the World Mission
Sunday celebration, Mass Stipends, Planned
Giving opportunities, Monthly Membership
donors and Bequests.
Participation is the key to mission.
The Center for Mission offers many ways for Catholics of all ages to participate in the Church’s mission including:
Pontifical Mission Societies
The Society for the Propagation of the Faith
The Society of St. Peter Apostle
Missionary Childhood Association (Holy Childhood Association)
Catholic Relief Services
Global Solidarity Programs
Mission Education Opportunities
Global Outreach Projects
Upcoming and Important:
World Mission Sunday: October 18, 2015 - "All the Church for All the World""
To download documents Click Here>>
Our friends from Kitui, Kenya are soon to arrive.
It is the 10th Anniversary of the Partnership between our Archdiocese and the Diocese of Kitui, Kenya. And all are invited to meet the Kenyans, but RSVPs are necessary:
Welcome Picnic: Friday, September 25, 5:00pm, Fort Snelling State Park (MaryJo Voxland)
St Croix Boat Cruise: Friday, October 2, 11:30 am (stillwaterriverboats.com)
Anniversary Mass and Dinner: Sunday, October 4, 11:00am, Mary, Mother of the Church, Burnsville (Terri Joseph)
Mission Cooperation Plan (MCP) Applications for 2016 are now being accepted. All applications must be downloaded and saved on your computer, then typed for submission to the Center for Mission. To download applications, Click Here>>
The Center for Mission accepts mass stipend donations and coordinates distribution to mission dioceses for the celebration of requested intentions. For Mass Stipend Form, Click Here>>
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Learn more about the personal stories
of sharing and discovery from the many
brothers and sisters taking part in this
global mission of Jesus Christ.