Our Purpose

The Division for Mission fosters the integration of the Gospel, the riches of the Catholic tradition, and the heritage of the Sisters of the Holy Cross into the life of the College community; serves the College community by enlivening the hearts and minds of its members to respond to the Gospel call to community, prayer, and service. The Division includes the departments of the Center for Faith Action and Ministry and the Center for the Study of Spirituality.

Vision Statement

The Division for Mission takes an active role in transformation and renewal within the changing cultures of the College.  We serve the world by educating students to be people of the Gospel filled with hope and courage.  We collaborate with all constituencies to integrate the Core Values into the culture of the community.  We affirm the presence and action of God within the community and call people to reflection on their experience of the word of God. 

Mission Council

The Mission Council is a group of faculty, staff and student representatives of the Saint Mary's community, actively committed to ensure that the Mission of the College is understood and exemplified.