Pope Francis’ words take us to the heart of the Gospel and of the Love that should govern our lives.

Catholic Charities, the Diocesan Office for Ministries and Social Concerns, and the Diocesan Missions Office are excited to engage in a new collaborative venture in Social Ministry, together with an Advisory Committee made up of representatives from each of our 13 deaneries. Together we wish to support the many parish and community efforts that reach out with the love of Christ to the poor, the suffering, and the marginalized in our diocese and beyond.

We would like to hear your stories: your successes, your frustrations, your ideas, and anything we can do to help.  We want to list your parish or deanery initiatives in our diocesan Directory of Parish Social Ministry Initiatives. When we work together and share ideas, we can do amazing things.

Finally, this shared webpage is an expression of our collaboration. As you click on the topics listed in the menu, you will be taken to the website of the office that is hosting that topic.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the pertinent office: