Deacon Timothy Dolan
Office of Social Concerns
Description of Office
The Office of Social Concerns assists in the formation
and development of area/parish social concerns committees; promotes
Catholic social teaching, works of mercy, advocacy and action for justice,
and pro-life activity.
Social Concerns Committee Members:
Deacon Tim Dolan, Paul Hayden, Judy Hoffer, Fr. Jeff Horejsi, Randy Krzmarzick, Michael McNeil, Tom Keaveny, Fr. Phil Schotzko
On June 18, the Vatican released Pope Francis' highly anticipated encyclical on the environment, "Laudato Si'."
Click here to read the encyclical.
The USCCB and MCC have also released resources on it. Click on the links below to access them.
encyclical-themes.pdf (Note: This document was prepared before the release of the
"Faith and Farming" Videos
July 13 & 20
List of resources
- Documents, Web sites, and other information on social concerns, Catholic social teaching, marriage and the family, and pro-life issues.
Minnesota Catholic Conference
Catholic Charities USA
Catholic Relief Services
Catholic Rural Life