Vision and Mission Announcement by Bishop David Ricken on August 2nd, 2016

On Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016, Bishop Ricken unveiled the new vision and mission statements for the Diocese of Green Bay. We invite you to watch the live stream recording of this announcement here.


Vision

We are missionary disciples striving to lead all people to the Kingdom of God.

Mission

As friends and followers of Jesus, we are devoted to fostering households and communities of discipleship through the mission and ministry of the Catholic Church.

Communities of Discipleship:

Discover Jesus.

Follow Jesus.

Worship Jesus.

Share Jesus with others.

 


Our Priorities as Disciples

Live sacramental and spiritual lives through prayer and worship.

Support marriages and families as homes of discipleship.

Stand with our parishes as communities of disciples to build abundant attendance and participation in the Mass.

Ensure Catholic schools and religious education programs foster discipleship and excellence.

Advance the call to priesthood and religious life.

 

Other Areas of Focus:

Serve the life and dignity of all, especially the most vulnerable.

Use all means of modern day communication to promote the mission of Christ and the Church.

Share generously God’s gifts in service to Christ, the Church and others.

Embrace the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help as a welcoming sanctuary of peace, mercy and healing.

Assist Catholic Colleges, Catholic Health Ministries, and other Catholic Institutions to strongly embrace their Catholic identity while fostering communities of discipleship.