Respect Life/Social Justice

Would you like to learn more about the Church’s teaching on social justice issues?  Or work towards a more just society and a greater respect for life?  Come join our Respect Life Social Justice ministry!

 

The Respect Life/Social Justice Committee meets on the second Monday of the month from 1:30 – 2:30 pm in the Church Classroom.  All are invited to attend!

 

Even if you can’t make it to the meetings, give us a call and we’ll put you on our email list for information regarding committee activities.  For more information, please call or text Terri MacKay at 833-4410.

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MISSION STATEMENT

The Respect Life/Social Justice Committee of St. James, in light of the Gospel message of peace and justice, seeks to enlighten and empower our faith community to seek a greater respect for all human life, a more just society and promote human development, through witness, education, formation and action.

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MORE READING

USCCB document on Catholic Teaching as it applies to Political Life

CUA statement affirming Humanae Vitae teaching on Contraception, Sexuality and Marriage

Pope Francis apostolic exhortation – The Joy of Love (Amoris Laetitia) (2016)

John Paul II’s letter to Families (1994)