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The Office of Social Justice Ministries is integrated into the Social Justice Service Area of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Metuchen – directly providing related social services to the poor and vulnerable in our midst. The Office also partners with other diocesan offices, clergy & religious, parish communities, the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops, and all people of good will in advocating for and promoting the implementation of the Catholic Social Teachings throughout the Diocese of Metuchen.
The Office of Social Justice Ministries strives to effect positive changes at the basic cause level, in order to make lasting change, assure basic human needs, prevent unnecessary suffering, and to uphold human dignity.
Some of the areas of ministry are: Poverty Alleviation, Community Organizing, Development & Neighborhood Revitalization, Immigration Services & Justice for Immigrants, Parish Social Ministry, Disaster Relief & Recovery, Global Solidarity, Catholic Campaign for Human Development, Public Policy Advocacy.
On Sept. 27, 2017, Pope Francis launched a Global Migration Campaign to support our brothers and sisters who have fled their homes seeking a decent and safe life for their families. Organized by Caritas Internationalis, the two-year “Share the Journey” campaign seeks to promote a “culture of encounter” and aims to increase opportunities for migrants and communities to come together and learn about each other. Learn more: https://www.sharejourney.org/
Jan. 9: Prayer Service for the "Share the Journey" Global Migration Campaign
All clergy, religious and faithful of the Diocese of Metuchen are invited to attend a Prayer Service for the "Share the Journey" Global Migration Campaign on Wednesday, January 9 at 7 p.m. at St. Joseph Parish, 34 Yorktown Road, Hillsborough, NJ 08844. The prayer service will be held during National Migration Week 2019, January 6-12, during which members of our local Church will gather with our migrant brothers and sisters in prayer and solidarity. For more information, contact Suzanne Kral at email@example.com.
146 Metlars Lane
Piscataway, NJ 08854
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T: (732) 562-1990
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