Our Mission

//Our Mission
Our Mission

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In the light of our diocesan mission, striving to see as God sees, Catholic Charities of Southern Minnesota commits to mirror God to the world as Liberator of the oppressed and Defender of the poor.

Scripture says:   “God made them in God’s likeness.”  Hence, to grow in the divine image is the fulfillment of our human purpose and longing.  Together, then, we labor to serve all people and make conditions of our Minnesota heartland more fully Human:

by calling people to minister to each other,
by sharing our resources with each individual and the total community,
by reaching out to the disabled, the marginalized, the alienated, the stranger, and
by laboring for the justice which the gospel of Christ demands.

Through this, we shall die and rise with Him.  For, in the end,  the greatest gift is Love.