Catholic Social Teachings
The parish Social Justice Commission will endeavor to provide opportunities for our parishioners to learn and practice the following Catholic Social Teachings:
Life and Dignity of the Human Person
Call to Family and Community
Rights and Responsibilities of the Human Person
Option for the Poor and Vulnerable
The Dignity of Work and the Rights of Workers
Solidarity Care For God's Creations
Current Parish Social Justice Activities
Cafe' Manna: Provide food and company for all those in need every Thursday from 4:30-6:30pm. Contact Kathy Condon at 464-4042
Food Baskets: Seasonal preparation of Food Baskets For those in need.
Angel Tree: Providing Christmas presents for children of the poor.
Service Mission Trips: Yearly trips to help rebuild New Orleans and provide Valparaiso University students opportunities for a Spring Mission Trip.
Rice Bowl: Fund raiser during Lent for Catholic Relief Services.
Offering of Letters: Advocacy to Congress on Hunger Issues sponsored by Bread for the World.
Right to Life: There are participation opportunities throughout the year (Example: Life Chain) and you will be notified through the bulletin, announcements and the website.