St. Francis Mission prides itself on programs that promote a healthy Catholic Church, and address the difficult issues the Lakota people face. Every program started at the Mission in the last eight years is directed by a Lakota person. Each and every program is designed to further Lakota leadership and champion Lakota and Catholic values.
A goal driven plan for Indian Missions that works:
This triangle graphic represents the programs in place and goals for the future of St. Francis Mission. It demonstrates how our programs have helped and do help Lakota people rise to leadership positions within the Church and Reservation.