In 1978, the founding board directed the Foundation’s purpose, as┬ástated in our Articles of Incorporation:

“The purposes for which this corporation is organized are as follows:

– To promote, expand and strengthen the Roman Catholic Church in the Diocese of Helena.

– To support and assist, financially or in any other manner, the religious, education, charitable and medical institutions or programs operated by or under the auspices of the Catholic Diocese of Helena.

– To promote Roman Catholic doctrines, evangelism, Christian education and missionary work within the Diocese of Helena, and help support that work undertaken by the Diocese elsewhere in this nation and world.

– To assist worthy men and women in pursuit of studies and vocations to the priesthood and religious life.”

Mission Statement:

“The Foundation for the Diocese of Helena, Inc. serves and strengthens the people, parishes, ministries and apostolic mission of the Diocese of Helena.”