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.

bill_kenyaMission-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. Crosiers in Congo
  6. Benedictine Sisters of St. Benedict’s Monaster, St. Joseph
  7. Benedictine Fathers and Brothers of St. John’s Abbey, Collegeville
  8. Holy Trinity Monastery, Fujimi (Nagano) Japan
  9. Maryknoll Catholic Mission
  10. Friends Across Borders (Maryknoll Lay Missioners short-term trips)
  11. Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers in Africa
  12. Voices of Our World (Maryknoll Radio Program – you can podcast episodes!)

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

globe_handsOther Partnership and International Connections:

  1. Homa Bay Diocese, Kenya – Our Diocesan Global Solidarity Partnership
  2. Maracay-Saint Cloud – Our Diocesan Global Solidarity Partnership
  3. Project Minnesota Leon (PML) – A Minnesota sister community relationship with Leon, Nicaragua
  4. Common Hope, Guatemala
  5. Rising Villages, Guatemala
  6. Farm of the Child – orphanage in Honduras
  7. San Lucas Toliman Mission, Guatemala

Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS):

  1. Pontifical Mission Societies
  2. Society for the Propagation of the Faith
  3. Missionary Childhood Association (formerly Holy Childhood) connecting kids with kids, and helping global children in crisis
  4. Society of St. Peter the Apostle, supporting seminary, religious and lay catechist formation

Additional Mission Education resources:

  1. Missionary Childhood’s kids site (formerly Holy Childhood)
  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,” a vocabulary game for older youth and adults that donates money to the UN’s food program
  7. Maryknoll Mission Education
  8. Education for Justice
  9. Heifer International Educational resources
  10. The USCCB’s Catholic Campaign for Human Development, including resources and a section for youth/young adults