Social Justice

Social Justice: We are Called to Serve Others

The Social Justice Ministries at the Cathedral include Respect Life, Restorative Justice (Prison Ministry), Sharing our Daily Bread, and Migrant Ministry.  

For More Information Please Call:
Irene Killian de Ojeda at 209-463-1305

or click the e-mail link to send us a messge: Social Justice E-mail

What is Social Justice?

Social Justice, in the Catholic context, is the effort to follow the seven elements of Catholic Social Teaching.

What is Catholic Social Teaching?

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has identified the following seven elements of Catholic Social Teaching.  Click on each element to learn more.

Cops'n Coffee

"Thank you to the Cathedral Social Justice Ministry for hosting Coffee with the Police this morning at Cathedral of the Annunciation."
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Upcoming Events

Good Friday/ Viernes Santo

April 19, 2019 (All day)

Good Friday/ Viernes Santo

April 19, 2019 - 7:00pm
400 W Rose Street
We gather quietly on Friday and listen to Scripture, including the Passion from the Gospel according to John. We pray at length for all the world’s... Read more

Holy Saturday/ Sábado Santo

April 20, 2019 (All day)
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Pioneers for Justice: Seven Sisters Whose Prison Ministry Inspires Us

  • Sister Rosemary Dowd, RSCJ: Preaching Love and Forgiveness Where There Is No Love
  • Sister Rita Harwood, SND: Healing Through Service
  • Sister Teresa Maher, CPPS: We Are Able
  • Sister Margaret Carew, CCVI: Faith Opens Jail Doors
  • Sister Laurie Villemaire, SSJ: Peace Found in Prison
  • Sister Joan Campbell, SP: On Pope John Paul II and the Death Penalty
  • Sister Linda Songy, SCSC: Simple Gifts

Catholic Mobilizing Network is honoring the work of seven women religious whose prison ministry and advocacy against the death penalty inspire us. We invite you to explore the following stories of sisters who are spreading the Gospel message of love in their courageous work.

Catholic Mobilizing Network to End the Use of the Death Penalty

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