Charity and Justice

St. Olaf Housing Project

What if I told you St. Olaf is in the process of finalizing a plan to provide a significant stream of revenue for ministries and programs, upgrade our parking lot with covered parking, AND provide nearly 200 units of critically needed affordable housing in the heart of downtown?

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Samaritan Ministry

St. Olaf Samaritan Ministry (formerly St. Olaf Social Outreach Program) continues a 43+ year tradition of serving those who come to our parish door in time of need. Samaritan Ministry provides a safe and comfortable place of hospitality, hope and service. We meet with each guest and listen to their story, discern their needs and support their goals...

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Adult Shelter Connect

For those who are seeking shelter, please call the direct phone number for Adult Shelter Connect, 612-248-2350, or CLICK HERE to visit their website. Please do not call the St. Olaf Office. We have no way to transfer your call. Thank you!

Exodus Residence

The Exodus Residence is a home to 95 single men and women in need of low cost and supportive housing. It meets the critical need of low cost housing for persons who have experienced homelessness. St. Olaf owns the 8-story building, which is located...

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Habitat for Humanity

St. Olaf parishioners work with A Brush with Kindness, a project of Habitat for Humanity, to construct, paint and fix-up area homes for families in need. In 2002–2007, St. Olaf volunteers partnered with Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity, and other downtown congregations, to build...

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Risen Christ

Over 300 bright, young students are the reason St. Olaf became involved with Risen Christ Catholic School. This partnership was established in 1998 to provide volunteers and financial support for the school’s mission of providing safe, academically challenging, faith-filled learning in the inner city. St. Olaf parishioners and friends have provided...

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