Mission is Everywhere!

Many people and organizations in our Diocese, country, and world have recognized the importance of being in mission with one another. Many have valuable information and resources for all of us. We encourage you to visit these mission-oriented organizations and their websites.

If you have any questions, or are looking for help getting pointed to the best resources for you, contact Teresa Trout at the Mission Office.

Mission-minded religious communities connected with the Diocese of St. Cloud:

  1. Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls, Minnesota
  2. Holy Spirit Missionary Sisters
  3. Divine Word Missionaries
  4. Crosier Fathers and Brothers of Onamia, Minnesota
  5. Benedictine Sisters of St. Benedict’s Monastery, St. Joseph
  6. Benedictine Fathers and Brothers of St. John’s Abbey, Collegeville
  7. Maryknoll Catholic Mission
  8. Friends Across Borders (Maryknoll Lay Missioners short-term trips)
  9. Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers in Africa

Other Catholic Mission-Oriented Organizations:

  1. United States Catholic Mission Association (USCMA)
  2. Catholic Relief Services (for other CRS links or stories, visit our CRS page)
  3. Center for Mission (Archdiocesan Mission Office)
  4. From Mission to Mission, return missioners support organization
  5. Young Neighbors in Action (youth mission trips)
  6. American Museum of Asmat Art, located at St. Thomas

Other Partnership and International Connections:

  1. Project Minnesota Leon (PML) – A Minnesota sister community relationship with Leon, Nicaragua
  2. Common Hope, Guatemala
  3. Farm of the Child – orphanage in Honduras
  4. San Lucas Toliman Mission, Guatemala

Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS):

  1. Pontifical Mission Societies
  2. (updated links coming soon)

Additional Mission Education resources:

  1. Missionary Childhood’s kids site
  2. Catholic Relief Services Education
  3. Columbans Mission Education
  4. Equal Exchange Fair Trade, offers the all-new “Win Win Solutions,” a comprehensive Fair Trade curriculum
  5. Anne Neuberger, local author of teaching Catholic Social Teachings to kids books and creator of mission education programming
  6. “Free Rice” (updated link coming soon) a vocabulary game for older youth and adults that donates money to the UN’s food program
  7. Education for Justice
  8. Heifer International Educational Resources (updated link coming soon)
  9. The USCCB’s Catholic Campaign for Human Development, including resources and a section for youth/young adults