Social Justice committee Holy Trinity parish Faith communities of olqm, sacred heart and holy family
“SOCIAL JUSTICE NEWS” Our next Social Justice Forums will focus on these two themes of Catholic Social Teaching: “Life and Dignity of the Human Person,” and “Call to Family Community and Participation.” The Family is the fundamental unit of the churchit’s where we first encounter our capacity for love, a sense of community, and our relationship with God. Sometimes families suffer difficulty and stress. - Fall Forum: Domestic Violence Sunday, October 20, 9:00 AM in Hospitality Room Join us for coffee, an informative presentation and discussion.Our presenters are Laudine Koster, Director of Advoca- cy at Day One and Woonsocket Police Officer Michael Martinsen who works with victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Attendees will hear first-hand viewpoints that law en- forcement and advocacy have when working with and supporting victims of domestic violence and human trafficking. Attendees will learn the red flags of domes- tic violence and gain skills in providing information and support. Join us for this important discussion... See brochure on Domestic Violence below... Coffee and pastry will be served. - NEW MEMBERS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME on our committee! Come and find out what we can do together to reflect on the Church's teachings on justice! - Next meeting of the Social Justice Committee: Monday, October 28 - Advent Forum: December 8th forum will focus on Elderly Issues. Join us for coffee, an informative presentation and discussion. - Our goal: To build awareness about current justice issues (poverty, homelessness, immigration, etc.) and how we respond as Catholics living out our faith. Social justice is a constitutive dimension of Catholic Christianity.
Useful resources related to our forum in March, 2019 related to Care for our Environment Catholic Climate Covenant: Online site that includes the U.S. Catholic Climate Declaration and has many of resources related to climate change. https://catholicclimatecovenant.org/