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Letter from the Director

The Mission Office at the Archdiocese of Los Angeles exists to promote the ministry of evangelization through the Pontifical Mission Societies.

The Holy See has established four Pontifical Mission Aid Societies, which form one institution with four branches: Society for the Propagation of the Faith, Society of St. Peter Apostle, Missionary Union of Priests and Religious, and Missionary Childhood Association.

The principle aim of the Pontifical Mission Societies, according to their statutes is "the promotion of a universal missionary spirit in the hearts of the People of God."

What is MCA?

Founded in 1843, the Missionary Childhood Association (formerly Holy Childhood Association) is an international organization whose membership is made up of students in Catholic elementary schools and religious education programs. It is an organization dedicated to fostering children’s awareness of the missionary nature of the Church.

The Missionary Childhood Association (MCA) program in the Mission Office exists to be of service to schools and religious education programs in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

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Mission Cooperative Plan Dinner

The Mission Office at the Archdiocese of Los Angeles invites all missionaries participating in the Mission Co-Op Program for 2016 to our Summer Missionary Dinner. It is a nice way to have our missionaries meet our Los Angeles Archdiocese leadership team. The dinner begins at 5:30pm with a social gathering.
Please remember to RSVP and also remember to notify our office if you are planning on bringing a guest. (213) 637-7223
When: Mon June 20 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Please RSVP for details (213) 637-7223