About Edmundite Missions

Who We Are

Edmundite Missions has been serving the men, women and children living in poverty-stricken communities throughout the Deep South since 1937. Through our ministry, we meet immediate needs by providing food, clothing and shelter for thousands of people. We also exemplify service to solutions by offering mentorship, apprenticeships and educational programs for youth and adults, providing a pathway towards self-reliance.

Guided today by our mission statement and the faithfulness of our donors, we continue our work of addressing the extreme poverty prevalent within the Deep South while imparting a sense of dignity to each and every person we serve.


`For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.’ Matthew 25:35-36


Our Mission

As a Catholic organization, rooted in the Gospel of Jesus Christ, we provide food, clothing and shelter to poor and marginalized children and families, young adults and seniors of all faith traditions to meet their immediate needs while addressing the long term issues of systemic poverty in the Deep South.

Our Motto, instilled by our founder the late Father Frank Casey, S.S.E., resonates today: “Do the best we can, with what little we have, to serve those most in need.”


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