Missionary Cooperation Plan
The Office of Mission and Mission Education administers the Propagation of the Faith Missionary Cooperation Plan (MCP). This program supports missionary dioceses, religious congregations and lay mission groups by assigning them to parishes so they may make an appeal at weekend Masses in the name of their organization. This outreach mission program, administered on behalf of Bishop Joe Vasquez is an integral part of mission awareness, animation and cooperation efforts.
The Mission Office is no longer accepting letters of requests for the 2016 Missionary Cooperative Plan. Letters of request for possible inclusion for 2017 will be accepted beginning January 1, 2017. Requests for MCP appeals will not be accepted after the closing date of October 1, 2017. The Diocese of Austin no longer accepts electronic requests through fax or email.
Please note that a prerequesite for acceptance is that all mission organizations have an established U. S. contact.
For more information call (512) 949-2407.
St. Francis Xavier: Herald of the Gospel
Almighty and everlasting God, we thank you for your Servant Francis, whom you called to preach the Gospel to the peoples of Asia. Raise up, we pray, in this and every land heralds and evangelists of your kingdom, that your Church may proclaim the unsearchable riches of our Savior Jesus Christ; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen