The Mission of the Catholic people of North Central Indiana is to
proclaim the Kingdom of God, praise the Name of Jesus and follow Him by:
Loving God and our neighbor, especially those in need;
Worshipping God as a faith community in Word and Sacrament;
Responding to ongoing personal conversion;
Teaching the Gospel message in the Catholic tradition;
Engaging in renewal, outreach, evangelization, and ecumenical cooperation.
We the people of the Local Church, gathered by the power of the Holy Spirit,
are committed to responsible stewardship of our human and financial resources.
As part of the Local Church of North Central Indiana,
we the people of St. Francis of Assisi Parish
are called to fulfill this mission as a University Parish and Newman Center.
We serve as the Catholic Community of Ball State University by:
Reaching out to Ball State University students, faculty, and professional staff;
Providing a nurturing environment in which all are welcome; and
Encouraging and challenging each other to grow in faith and knowledge.