Welcome to the download page for the Center for Mission. Listed below are documents, flyers and forms for your use and convenience. Most are PDFs for you to print or download and save. Please contact us if you have questions or cannot access items.
Catholic Campaign for Human Development: November 21, 2021
This annual parish collection for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development supports national and local organizations working to break the cycle of poverty through community and economic development programs. An example of a local organization is Hispanic Outreach of Goodhue County advocating for the Hispanic community seeking equal and just treatment with housing, safety and immigration rights. See materials below.
Letter to Pastors
Year of St. Joseph: Three-Part Series
Learn about our blessed Saint Joseph during this Year of St. Joseph and discover the importance of his own experiences and teachings for our lives. The three-part series of Zoom and discussion focuses on Saint Joseph the Worker, Patron of Refugees, and Patron of the Afflicted. For additional information, click here>>
World Mission Sunday October 24, 2021
On the weekend of October 23/24, the global Church celebrates World Mission Sunday. The theme of the weekend is “Witness of Life” as we recognize all those who “Cannot but speak about what we have seen and heard (Acts 4:20)” and share their testimony of love and compassion, embracing “everyone, everywhere” (2021 World Mission Message, Pope Francis). As an example of the theme, we have highlighted Sister Rose Hang Vu, from our archdiocese, who has dedicated her life to helping those suffering in Vietnam. And World Mission Sunday contributions have helped several struggling dioceses in Vietnam. Materials were forwarded to parishes on September 27. These are below for your convenience:
Letter to Parishes
Sister Rose Vu
Care for Creation Brochure
Download the Care for Creation resource brochure, a guide for the Care for Creation October 2 retreat and resources related to caring for our environment. Resources brochure compiled by Sr. Kathleen Storms, SSND and Archdiocesan Care for Creation team.
Watch Children in Kitui at Mass
Kitui at Mass
Fratelli Tutti Series
1/26/21 Zoom Presentation and Discussion: Dr. Bernie Evans
2/24/21 Zoom Presentation and Discussion: Catherine Orr
3/23/21 Zoom Presentation and Discussion: David Fremo
4/27/21 Zoom Presentation and Discussion: Kayla Jacobs
5/25/21 Zoom Presentation and Discussion: Lynette Graham
Missionary Cooperation Plan (MCP) Applications
The application deadline for 2022 has ended. Accepted applicants will be notified by February 2022. We appreciate all those who were interested in our Missionary Cooperation Plan for 2022. Applications for 2023 will be posted in late spring of 2022. If you have questions, contact Mickey Friesen, click here>>