THE MISSION IS:
The Religious Centre: The church and pastoral care for the Slovenians in Victoria and Tasmania.
The Cultural Centre: The publication of bi-monthly religious and cultural magazine Misli – Thoughts, the publication of books and school text books. There is also a library and book shop, housing an archive of documentation, photographs, slides, films, videos, DVD-s and Slovenian migrant magazines from all over the world. The premises stocks Slovenian national costumes from different regions, church cultural robes, theatrical costumes, props and memorabilia. Different cultural programs are held in the church hall.
The Social Centre: The Pastoral team members counsel all who need support and provides aid to people with different legal issues from Slovenia; they also help hostel residents and others. Baraga Hostel has 11 tenants. The former aged care facility Mother Romana Home is leased to Servants Community Housing and accommodating 24 people in need. The Ladies Auxiliary Group St. Ema prepares monthly lunches and provides for other social events in the church hall. The Prayer Group meets weekly in the church and for social gatherings.
Baraga House also houses a Slovenian Welfare and Information Office and is a place for different community gatherings and meetings. Baraga Library is occasionally used by the Slovenian Embassy from Canberra for consular services.
The Education Centre: Slovenian Slomšek School and occasional workshops.