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Catholic Social Teaching

Parish Social Ministry

The office of Parish Social Ministry supports and promotes the themes from Catholic Social Teaching through:

  • Presentations on Catholic Social Teaching available to groups, schools, parishes, etc. 
  • Support of social justice ministries at parishes
  • Dissemination of information and materials related to the key themes
  • Promotion of the human person from conception to natural death. 

Key themes of Catholic Social Teaching:

  • 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