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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

Laudato Si'

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.

1. http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/human-life-and-dignity/environment/
2. http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/human-life-and-dignity/environment/upload/pope-francis-
(Note: This document was prepared before the release of the
3. http://www.mncc.org/laudato-si-resource-page/

"Faith and Farming" Videos

July 13 & 20

July 6

June 29

June 22

June 8

June 1

May 18

May 11

May 4

April 27

April 20

April 13

March 30

March 16

March 9

March 2

February 23

February 16

February 9

February 2

January 26

January 19

January 12

January 5

December 15

December 8

December 1

November 24

November 17

November 10

November 3

October 27

October 20

October 13

October 6

September 29-30


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

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