Welcome to the online home of the Banica mission! We are working hard to make the banica mission as accesible as possible. Please bear with us during this transitionary phase and send your suggestions to Roberto Bacalski at

A missionary partnership between the Diocese of Arlington, VA, and the Diocese of San Juan de la Maguana, serving 16,000 souls in the rural area of the Dominican Republic on the border of Haiti. “We are one body in Christ and everyone members one of another.” (Romans 12:4)

Listen to the Diocesan Director of the Arlington Mission Office, Fr. Patrick Posey, on the Searching for More Podcast with Billy Atwell!