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Welcome to the Mission and Ministry Center at Saint Mary’s College! Come explore your faith with us today! 

The Center welcomes and serves students of ALL faith traditions who are seeking deeper understanding and expression of their faith and relationship with God.  The core areas of the Mission and Ministry Center include: faith formation, Lasallian mission education, liturgy and prayer, justice education and immersions, two Living and Learning Communities (integrating faith, service and community), retreats, and developing student leaders as ministers.



Events and Resources for the Week:


October is Respect Life Month. Please consider one of many ways to promote and protect the dignity of human life, for example, prayer vigils happening in Walnut Creek. If you or anyone whom you know is in distress, please know that support is available for you. For more info, contact MMC or check out the following:




Relationship Conference: Rethinking Relationships, Integrity and Sex 

Parents & teachers, do you need ideas and resources for talking with your teens about relationships and sexuality? Join us Friday, October 5 at 5:00 pm to hear Popular Relationship experts Vicki Thorn and Carrie Abbott. You will be informed and inspired!

Saturday, October 6, teens and young adults, you’re invited to a workshop designed just for you with these experts and The Culture Project from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm! Both events are free with meals included so register now at ethosca.org 

2018 Annual Respect Life Gathering

Please save the date for Saturday, November 3 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for our Annual Respect Life Gathering to be held at the Cathedral of Christ the Light (Parish Hall)

This gathering is for prayer, fellowship, and to share best practices with others working to protect and promote life from conception to natural death. Open to all! (Continental breakfast and lunch to be served, R.S.V.P. at www.oakdicoese.org/respectlife)



Hispanic Heritage Month


Salinas Immersion

Click here for more information and to register 



RCIA SIGn up here              Watch 2018 Initation Sunday




Chicago Catholic Interviews MMC Staff About Campus Ministries Welcoming Latin​X Students


The Mission and Ministry Center vision is...

Grounded in and inspired by our Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts Traditions…

Rooted in and striving to fully realize Five Lasallian Core Principles: Faith in the Presence of God, Concern for the Poor and Social Justice, Inclusive Community, Quality Education, and Respect for All Persons…

Committed to providing spaces and places where all can explore their faith and questions of human existence, as well as deepen their understanding of & relationship with God; and forming students as leaders in a complex world in great need of visible and radical witnesses of love and solidarity.