Thursday, June 13 - Global Solidarity Based Partnerships Webinar, 3 pm-4 pm ET
Global Solidarity-Based Partnerships are transforming from a charity-based model of engagementto one characterized by sustainability and justice. Join Catholic Relief Services’ Kim Lamberty,Senior Advisor, CRS Haiti Partnership Unit, and learn how to develop international partnershipprojects that reduce poverty by generating livelihoods and bolstering the capacity of communitiesto lead their own development efforts.Register here.
The CCUSA Annual GatheringWebpage
is now live!
Visit often for description of workshops, plenaryaddresses, and registration information. We hope to see you in San Francisco for an optional preAnnual Gathering institute and the Annual Gathering, Sept. 14-16.Would your region benefit by hosting a CCUSA Parish Social Ministry Regional Training in 2014 or2015? ContactTina Baldera
703-236-6233, Training Manager, Parish Social Ministry, for moreinformation.
Help grow our PSM Section!
Share ourrecruitment flyerand thesign up linkto our free section with colleagues, fellow parish
social ministry committee members, etc. Clickherefor CCUSA PSM documents in our new Webenvironment.The 2012 PSM Resources team shares "Favorite Sources for Prayer and Spiritual Growth fromParish Social Ministers." The inventory assists in your daily prayer life and as you plan liturgies.Parish Social Ministry Tool Kit: Getting Going, Ongoing, and Going Furtheris now available. Forsuggested additions, questions about downloading, etc., please contactSteve Herro.CCUSA has established an email discussion list for our Section. To subscribe to this free service,contactSteve Herro. Once you are subscribed, you may contact all members on the list byemailing
.Interested in joining PSM colleagues for periodic telephone conversation circles to discuss mattersof common concern? Please contactSteve Herro.
CCUSA Social Policy
Catholic Charities USA was cited in anarticlein the May 24 online version of
National Catholic Reporter
for its desire to protect low income people in the 2013 Farm Bill. Fr. Larry Snyder,President/CEO of Catholic Charities USA, alsoreleased commentson the Senate JudiciaryCommittee's approval of the immigration bill.As Congress debates legislation related to immigration and the federal budget, make sure tofollow these issues on CCUSA's
. If you don't already have a free subscriptionto this weekly eletter from CCUSA Department of Social Policy, clickhereto subscribe.
Registration is live for the
Social Action Summer Institute (June 16-20, Tucson,AZ), "Many Borders, One Body in Christ." Join parish social ministry and Catholic social actioncolleagues from throughout the U.S. for a week of prayer, study, immersion trips, and networking.For more information, clickhere.The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Office of
Justice, Peace, and HumanDevelopment
invites your nomination of a young adult for the "Cardinal Bernardin NewLeadership Award." Enter by July 31, 2013.
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