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Rick Steves’ Program on Immigration

Rick Steves, the well know travel writer and PBS personality, has developed a public television special about hunger, hope and the impact of smart development aid in the Global South. He is introducing the program at Town Hall in Seattle on Sept. 8. The web link includes more information about the program and a short […]

Current Immigration Program/Activities

St. Joe’s is continuing their immigration effort in 2019 & 2020 with a variety of programs and activities: * Immigration subcommittee – We created a subcommittee of our Faith Justice Commission to support our immigration programs and activities. * Casa Latina – We formed a partnership with Casa Latina, a local non-profit that supports low […]

JustFaith Resources

JustFaith has several new short programs or modules that are especially useful to parish social justice ministries: * Faith and Racial Equity (Brand New) * Cultivating Nonviolence, Harvesting Peace * Exploring Migration: A Faith Journey (Global and National Migration/Immigration * Hunger for Change (Food Insecurity) * Just Engagement: The Power to Change (Advocacy) These are […]

Tithing Grant Program

St. Thomas More in Decatur tithes 10% of total parish revenue from the previous year during the current fiscal year. This tithe is given to organizations in the form of grants, enabling the parish to provide both annual support for scholarships, emergency assistance, crisis pregnancy volunteers, etc., and one-time grants that help organizations grow to […]

Social Justice Parish Examen

St. Thomas More became the first Jesuit parish in Georgia in February 2016. Since then, the parish has used a parish-wide examen during weekend masses several times to guide the parish’s mission, leadership structure, and (most recently) social justice priorities for 2019. Attached is the examen we led for the social justice priorities this spring. […]