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Our Mission

The Black and Indian Mission Office is comprised of three distinct but inter-related organizations, each with its own purpose and history, but all seeking to fulfill the one Mission to the Missions! Founded by the Catholic bishops of the United States, each organization cooperates with local diocesan communities to spread the Good News of Jesus Christ and respond to real and pressing needs on the ground. Read more and join us in our Mission to the Missions!

Catholic Negro-American
Mission Board

established 1907, united with BIMO 1980

Support the Black and Indian
Mission Collection

The Black and Indian Mission Collection exists to help local African American and Native American Diocesan Communities throughout the United States spread the Good News of Jesus Christ and respond to real and pressing needs on the ground.

News and Events

BIMO News | 

On March 12, 2020 we were hearing news that the pandemic was spreading fast and furious throughout the world.

Black Catholic Mission | 

Each year on St. Andrew Feast Day, we hold a school wide retreat.

Black Catholic Mission | 

With COVID-19 in full effect at the end of our 2019-2020 St. Andrew Catholic School year, we still kept traditions alive especially for our 8th grade students with a COVID-19 twist.

BIMO News | 

San Xavier Mission School began the year on uncertain footing, but by the grace of God has steadied its helm and the school survived its adventure through the year of the pandemic.

BIMO News | 

At VRCS, the year is winding down and our students are ready for summer vacation.

Indian Mission | 

In the tradition of Saint John Baptist De La Salle, who opened schools for poor boys in seventeenth-century France and founded the De La Salle Christian Brothers, De La Salle Blackfeet School (DLSBS) fulfills the Lasallian mission to provide a “quality, innovative, faith-based education”.