The Center for Mission serves the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis by offering opportunities to engage with mission communities overseas as well as expressing mission spirit here at home. This What’s New section is updated frequently with important events, dates and activities for the archdiocese.

National and Diocesan Collections Schedule for 2024
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Spring 2024 Newsletter

Our newsletter from Spring 2024 is now live on the downloads page! In this issue, we discuss examples of living bridges as the Center for Mission connects people from different cultures united in our shared faith. For more information, please see the newsletter here. If you would like to be on our distribution list, please contact Kim Williams.

Living Water

Every Lent and Easter we invite parishes to participate in our educational and fundraising program for our diocesan partners in Kitui, Kenya. The calendar is full of activities and reflections for all ages. Parishes interested in participating in Living Water should contact Janine Ricker. Attachments for the Living Water program can be found on our downloads page.

Global Solidarity Sunday: March 9th and 10th

Help us support the churches in Africa, Central and Eastern Europe, and Latin America. Global Solidarity Sunday is a weekend where we celebrate the global nature of the Catholic Church and support the growth of the Church throughout the world. We have a variety of resources to help parishes promote this collection which should have been received by mail. Parishes can also access these resources on our website on the downloads page.


“Working on the Margins:” Catholic Campaign for Human Development

If you wish to support the CCHD collection this year, please go to our donation page>>


World Mission Sunday- October 21/22, 2023 – “Hearts on Fire, Feet on the Move”

Pope Francis invited us to celebrate World Mission Sunday with the entire Church on the weekend of October 21/22. Please contact Kim Williams if you would like to contribute to this collection.

MCP: Applications for 2024 are no longer being accepted.

Accepted applicants will be notified by February 2024.

Pray the World Mission Rosary

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Care for Creation Monthly Conversations

If you are interested in joining the new monthly conversations, please fill out your interest here>>.