Our work

As the Pope’s international mission agency, we respond to the call to love God and to love our neighbour by forming individuals and communities as missionary disciples of Jesus who share their faith in action and through prayer. We share in God’s mission to reach out, give life by sharing our personal and financial resources to: - proclaim the Gospel, - serve people in need, - act for peace, justice and creation; In partnership with local churches, so that all may have life in Christ.

Supporting Children, Communities, and Church Leaders
Catechists supported through our programs
Projects around the world
118,781 children supported

Regular Giving

Monthly donations are one of the simplest and most effective ways to make a difference in the issues you care about the most. Your monthly donations help our projects keep moving forward by offering consistent and reliable support

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Mission Today

Read the latest edition of our magazine to learn more about the work of Catholic Mission around the world.

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Kick goals for good this year and support children in Timor-Leste to have a brighter future. In 2023, students and their families across Australia will team up to support families in Timor-Leste facing health and wellness challenges. The Socktober Challenge is a comprehensive journey in mission where you create your own adventure and kick goals for kids in need off the field.

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Journey to Timor-Leste with Catholic Mission

Timor-Leste is a small island nation located in Southeast Asia, 730 km north-west of Darwin. After decades of violent conflict, the country secured its independence from Indonesia in 1999. As the Timorese people continue their journey to building a better future for themselves, Catholic Mission has traveled to meet with them to discover more about their daily life and the challenges they face.

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Turkey and Syria Earthquake Appeal

To provide immediate relief to families that have suffered catastrophic loss, the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) has mobilised its network of missionary priests, religious sisters, laymen and women to aid survivors.

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Pope Francis, in his 2022 World Mission Sunday Message reminds us that we are all invited to answer the call to be missionary, sharing that "Mission is carried out together, not individually..." We are proud to share the voices of missionaries who are carrying out this vital work of Mission

Listen to the voice of missionaries

To plant a seed today is to believe in tomorrow

Leaving a gift in your Will – no matter how large or small – means that you leave a legacy that reflects your values and greatest hopes for the future generations. You will make a real, eternal difference to the lives of children and families for generations to come.