Social Concerns

Christ invites us all to go meet with others, He sends us, He asks us to move out of ourselves to bring the joy of the Gospel! -- Pope Francis (General Audience, 10/13/2013)

 

St. Patrick’s is very active in numerous outreach efforts to serve the vulnerable in our community (and beyond!) in countless ways:

• breakfasts for individuals in low-barrier shelters

• Christmas gifts for children of low-income families

• emergency financial assistance

• dental clinic support

• drives for food, clothing & toiletries

• fundraisers supporting local & international causes

• furniture for families transitioning out of shelters 

• games/activities for shelter families

Greg Gannon Canned Food Drive

• holiday meals for low-income families

• maternity clothes collections for women facing crisis pregnancies

• hot meals for area shelters

• Mother’s Day carnation sales to support prolife causes

• painting & dance classes for individuals with disabilities

• pantry of non-perishables

• rallies & marches for life

• school supply drives for low-income families

• speakers on various social issues

• transportation for disabled & elderly

• visiting home-bound & seniors

New members, new ideas always welcome!

Please consider joining one of St. Patrick’s Social Concerns ministries! By working together in support of those in need, these ministries offer wonderful opportunities for parishioners not only to strengthen bonds and a sense of community within our parish, but also to build friendships with those in the wider community. One-time projects available. Service opportunities for youth!