• Life and Dignity of the Human Person • Call to Family, Community, and Participation • Rights and Responsibilities •
• Option for the Poor and Vulnerable • The Dignity of Work and the Rights of Workers • Solidarity • Care for God’s Creation •

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Our Catholic Social Teachings Program features a new perspective from guest speakers monthly. The topics are timeless in the teachings of the Catholic Church and current in our world today. Take a fresh look at our church and it’s teachings regarding the marginalized.

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Urge your senators to pass bipartisan
anti-trafficking legislation
As Bishop Mario Dorsonville, chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on Migration, said in a letter with other Catholic leaders last month, “this legislation is critical for continuing and bolstering our nation’s efforts to eradicate human trafficking and assist human trafficking survivors.”

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Resources from Previous Discussions

Updated Catechism of the Catholic Church (Paragraph #2267): 

America Magazine article with Sister Helen Prejean:

Podcast: Criminal – Sister Helen Prejean

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops:

Video by Bryan Stevenson on the Death Penalty: 

Archbishop Hartmayer statement on racial violence: 

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United States Conference of Catholic Bishops:

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