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.



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.



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)