Catholic Social Justice in the Here and Now

3-5 PM, October 8, 2017

Saint Mary Parish, Columbus Hall (317 Vermont Ave.)


Order of Program


Welcome to St. Mary’s – Fr. Shelton

    St. Mary’s should be engaged in our broader community, addressing the important social justice issues of our day.

    Tom and Joan Burns reforming “Community Relations” committee to promote parish engagement with our broader community.

General Announcements  and Introduction of Guests – Tom Burns

    Emma Cosigua – C0-chair ACT-East TN, LASO – serve as Spanish-English translator

    Fr. Timothy Sullivan – IC, Co-Chair ACT-East TN

Presentation on Catholic Social Justice – Fr. Tim w/ translation into Spanish by Emma C.

Strong & United – Joan Burns

   Brief history, status and path forward of Strong & United, local initiative to form an organization of organizations in Oak Ridge area that will be affiliated with ACT-East TN, and St. Mary’s Parish participation in Strong & United.

Listening and Discussion – all