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Respect Life & Social Justice

Anthony Family Shelter

Mission:

Provide and serve home cooked lunch and dinner on the weekends for the residents.

The Lord's Diner

Mission:

Organizes the parish volunteers that work together to serve an evening meal the first Tuesday and third Monday of each month at The Lord's Diner.

Respect Life

Mission:

To protect all human life from conception to natural death, especially those must vulnerable and weak, by ensuring a strong parish presence through 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 monthly pro-life pray chain. On Site: Encourage prayer and sidewalk counseling at local abortion clinics, Life Chain and encouraging 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 spriritually by offering persons-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.

Meetings:

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

Voter Registration

Mission:

Aids in registration of voters during election years.