Justice and Outreach

 

In the spirit and tradition of St. Ignatius, we live out our faith through justice and reconciliation. Members of St. Peter serve our sisters and brothers of greater Charlotte who live on the margins, are forgotten or under served. God encourages us with discerning hearts to find how we can use our talents to share justice and His love with others.

Click "Get Involved" on the main menu for current programs and opportunities.


St. Peter focuses on five (5) key social justice areas: 

1.) Care for Creation & Our Common Home 
2.) Ending Racism
3.) Food, Shelter & Housing    
4.) Journeying with Youth 
5.) Migration & Refugees 

Contemplation and Political Action: An Ignatian Guide to Civic Engagement

The Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States reflects on our Gospel call to promote the common good in the public square. Download the PDF Here




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JustFaith Ministries - Charlotte 
Racial Justice Book Study July 20

Title: Racial Justice and the Catholic Church by Fr. Bryan Massingale
Date: July 20th
Time: 7pm
Join us via Zoom.  Register at this link https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f4daca92aa1f5c70-racial
You will be emailed a Zoom link prior to the book discussion.


We work with Jesuit led organizations such as Jesuit Refugee Service and Kino Border Initiative, and locally with Catholic Charities Refugee Resettlement service.

Refugee Resettlement: Catholic Charities Refugee services. Volunteer opportunities link>>
Kino Border Initiative: Humanitarian aid, education and advocacy at the Arizona/Mexico border.

This is who the Catholic Church is. This is what we as Catholics do. This is pro-family, pro-life.

  • Pope Francis invites us to be part of a culture of encounter as we welcome, protect, integrate, and promote immigrants and refugees in our midst.
  • Immigration is about real people who are trying to find a better life and a new beginning. It’s about more than statistics, it’s about families. As Pope Francis stated, “Each migrant has a name, a face and a story.”
  • Welcoming immigrants is part of Catholic Social Teaching and reflects the Biblical tradition to welcome the stranger.
  • The Catholic Church has been welcoming immigrants and refugees to the United States since the nation’s founding and has been integral to helping them integrate into American culture.
  • "Why It's Important to Advocate for Migrants, Asylum Seekers and Refugees?"
    Click here to see a SHORT VIDEO


"The Spirit's Call for Ecological Conversion"   See our blog >>           See our full page >> 


Journeying with Youth: to assist in educational and career opportunities for youth living in high poverty neighborhoods
  
Druid Hills Academy Partnership>>


The Social Justice Ministry:
A faith-centered group which meets monthly to pray, study, plan and act.  Our work is based on Catholic Social Teachings. Our current priorities are Improving Race Relations; Informing ourselves and the members of the parish on The Affordable Housing Crisis in Charlotte; and assisting Father John with Letter Writing Campaigns.

For more information contact Barbara Dellinger


We encourage you to engage in faith-filled service. The lessons we teach our children are through what we do as well as what we say...

Volunteer Opportunities: in the parish and community