Advocacy and Social Justice
|Disabilities Resoource Ministry|
|Interracial Justice Ministry|
|Peace and Justice Ministry (Shopping Guide)|
|St. Margaret Mary Church & Community Organization|
Disabilities Resource Ministry
The mission of of the Disabilities Resource Ministry is to ensure full participation of parishioners in the liturgical, ministerial, educational, and social life at our parish and in the community. This ministry educate parishioners and serves as a resource for parishioners with disabilities. Current parish accommodations include: personal listening systems for use in the church, chapel and parish hall and accessible worship and meeting spaces. Contact Carlos Gamazo, 407-830-1983, Gamazo.Carlos@dol.gov.
Interracial Justice Ministry
The mission of this ministry is to work towards ending the sin and pain of racial injustice in ourselves, our parish, our schools, our community and our world. We live out this mission through the “Social Justice Lending Library” collection of books and movies with many themes revealing the dignity of the human person. Parishioners may borrow these resources on a monthly basis. Contact Anne Landrum, 407-539-1667, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Peace and Justice Ministry:
The mission of the Peace and Justice Ministry is to:
- Provide educational opportunities for the parish to increase parishioners’ awareness of Catholic social teaching in the context of real world issues.
- Research real world peace & justice issues. Identify issues for possible action by the parish community.
- Present potential actions or programs to the parish community.
- Provide structure and opportunity for parishioners to become involved with Peace & Justice issues.
- Provide on-going support to social action and outreach ministries.
Currently, the Peace & Justice committee is concentrating on the repeal the Death Penalty in Florida and the nation, the environment, human trafficking, interfaith activities, immigration and support for farm workers.
Contact: Ann Buckley at 407-898-3294, email@example.com
St. Margaret Mary Church & Community Organization:
Parishioners and neighborhood residents work together to improve the quality of life for everyone in our community through prayer, listening, research, and action. The St. Margaret Mary Church & Community Organization is part of the interdenominational group FOCUS (Federation of Congregations United to Serve) with 14 other member congregations in Orange County. Contact Susan Gabel, 407-671-7202, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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