The Diocesan Missions / CRS Office represents two very important organizations that support our missionaries and Catholic workers overseas: Pontifical Mission Societies and Catholic Relief Services.
The Diocesan Missions / CRS Office
When you make donations to the Propagation of the Faith, Missionary Childhood Association, and CRS Relief Programs, you are directly touching the lives of so many people who look to us, their brothers and sisters in Christ, for support as they work to better their lives and the lives of their families.
To learn more about the work of the Office of Missions / CRS Office and the ways you can help, click here.
The Great Commission: One Family in Mission
Meet Our Missionaries • Celebrate Diverse Cultures • Enjoy Lively Music
The Great Commission: One Family in Mission is a family-friendly event designed for attendees of all ages to celebrate and worship with diverse cultures, listen to nationally-renowned speakers, engage in workshops, meet missionaries, enjoy live music and be filled with the joy of the Holy Spirit!
The featured speaker will be Mario St. Francis, an internationally-known motivational speaker and lay Catholic evangelist.
Performing at The Great Commission will be Christian rock band Sanctus Real. The band has been nominated for multiple Grammy Awards and has released several Christian Billboard chart-topping hits.
The Great Commission: One Family in Mission is a daylong event scheduled for October 5 at the Augusta Civic Center.
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Registration is now open!
Family Registration • • • Individual Registration • • • Youth Group Registration
"To wed the afflicted and the comfortable is our humble mission, our dedicated task, our abiding joy." -- Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen
For six decades, MISSION has done just that, telling the story of the Church in mission countries, proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ and serving the poor, and showing how each of us, by Baptism, is called to be part of that story in all times, “to bring to each circumstance,” observed MISSION’s current editor, Monica Ann Yehle, “the hope-filled, life-giving Risen Lord and His love compassion.”
Mission magazine is published quarterly by the Propagation of the Faith. [Subscribe now] / [read online]
A Visit to Burkina Faso and Mali
As one of twelve delegates from around the United States, I can't help but feel privileged to have met the people of Burkina Faso and Mali! I invite you to journey with us through the Travel blog by David Aguillard, CCDBR Executive Director in Baton Rouge, LA.
Thank you for your support of our Brothers and Sisters in the developing world!
Ruth Oakley, Director of Missions/CRS Portland Maine
View Video / Reflections from my trip / Listen to my interview on 106.7 FM, The Presence Radio Network