Connect with a Cause is a brief gathering that introduces a pressing need in our community — and an organization working to address that need. Though these events are primarily held online over the noon hour, CCF has hosted one Connect with a Cause in person. Below you can find information and recordings from all past Connect with a Cause events.

Previous Featured Organizations


TUE. APR. 09. 2024  |  12:00- 12:30 PM

Handmaids of the Heart of Jesus

The Handmaids of the Heart of Jesus live in imitation of Mary as handmaid, virgin, bride, and mother in the diocesan life of the Catholic Church, carrying out the New Evangelization in parishes.

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MON. DEC. 11. 2023  |  12:00 NOON

Minnesota Catholic Youth Partnership (Trinity Woods Catholic Retreat Center)

The goal of Minnesota Catholic Youth Partnership (MCYP) is to create an environment where young people can encounter Jesus Christ within nature, through relationships and the Sacraments. The Partnership has established Trinity Woods Catholic Retreat Center, a camp property benefiting the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis year-round with a large, well-equipped facility to host camps and retreats for youth and adults.


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THU. SEP. 07. 2023  |  6:30 PM

Venezuelan Mission: Jesucristo Resucitado

The parish of Jesucristo Resucitado, located in Ciudad Guayana, Venezuela, is a mission parish of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. The parish ministers to the spiritual and physical needs of an estimated 65,000 people who live in the 11 surrounding neighborhoods.

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THU. APR. 13. 2023  |  12:30 – 1:00 PM

Cana Family Institute

Cana Family Institute partners with Catholic parish, school, and diocesan leaders to design and implement integrated marriage and family life ministry that engages and transforms the family for Christ and the Church.

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THU. MAR. 23. 2023  |  12:30 – 1:00 PM

Aim Higher Foundation

The Aim Higher Foundation provides student-based, tuition-assistance scholarships so that more children in the twelve-county Twin Cities metro area can experience the life-changing benefits of a Catholic education.

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WED. MAR. 01. 2023  |  12:30 – 1:00 PM

Twin Cities Prison Ministry

Twin Cities Prison Ministry participates in prison ministry as the face and heart of Jesus Christ, sharing his mercy, forgiveness and presence while letting insiders, their families, and institutional staff know that they are not forgotten or alone.

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