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Respect Life & Social Justice

Compassion Without Borders

Mission:

To help our brothers and sisters in Christ with the basic needs such as water that we take for granted.

Activities:

To meet monthly to increase awareness of the needs of those less fortunate and how to go about helping them.

Respect Life Committee

Mission:

To protect all human life from conception to natural death, especially those most vulnerable and weak, by ensuring a strong parish presence through education, prayer and action.

Activities:

The purpose of this committee is to protect all human life, from conception to natural death. Our committee achieves this by carrying out projects in four areas. Education: Respect Life Week for School and PSR Students, pamphlet rack literature and video presentations. Legislative: Phone, letter and e-mail campaigns to local, state and national legislators. Compassion: Joy of Giving Tree (collecting items for area crisis centers), supporting women in crisis pregnancies and a pro-life prayer chain. On Site: Encourage prayer and sidewalk counseling at local abortion clinics, Life Chain and encourage parishioners to live the gospel of Life. The Respect Life Committee networks with other pro-life organizations and works with the Diocesan Respect Life Office.

Society of St. Vincent de Paul

Mission:

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is a Catholic lay organization that leads its members to join together to grow spiritually by offering person-to-person service to individuals in need who live within our parish boundaries. It is personalized involvement that takes the form of intervention, consultation, or often through direct dollar or in-kind service. The Society collaborates with other stewardship committees in the parish to help relieve the need and address the causes.

Activities:

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul meets on the first and third Monday of every month at 7:00 p.m. in the Parish Ministry House. Meetings are supportive gatherings of prayer and reflection with a primary concern of charity and justice.

St. Anthony Family Shelter Meals

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The Lord's Diner

Mission:

To protect all human life from conception to natural death, especially those most vulnerable and weak, by ensuring a strong parish presence through education, prayer and action.

Activities:

The purpose of this committee is to protect all human life, from conception to natural death. Our committee achieves this by carrying out projects in four areas.

  • Education: Respect Life Week for School and PSR Students, pamphlet rack literature and video presentations.

  • Legislative: Phone, letter and e-mail campaigns to local, state and national legislators.

  • Compassion: Joy of Giving Tree (collecting items for area crisis centers), supporting women in crisis pregnancies and a pro-life prayer chain.

  • On Site: Encourage prayer and sidewalk counseling at local abortion clinics, Life Chain and encourage parishioners to live the gospel of Life. The Respect Life Committee networks with other pro-life organizations and works with the Diocesan Respect Life Office.

Voter Registration

Mission:

Aids in registration of voters during election years.

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