“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”
– Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Human Concerns/Social Outreach at St. Monica Parish
St. Monica’s Human Concerns Ministries and Programs help our parish faith community respond to our call as Catholics to social justice and charity.
We try to encourage and facilitate:
Participation in these ministries and programs provides opportunities for all members of our parish to answer the call of our Christian faith and make a difference in our community and world.
What is Catholic Social Teaching?
The Church identifies seven key principles of Catholic Social Teaching that serve as a guide to how we should best respond to the needs of all in our midst—whether locally or around the globe.
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
Care for God’s Creation
To learn more, go to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops or the Office of Social Justice for the Archdiocese of St. Paul & Minneapolis.