Area IV Ministries engage in
activities that promote justice and peace
Pima County Interfaith Council
OMOS is a member institution of The Pima County Interfaith Council (PCIC). Its mission is to build relational power for collective actions in the pursuit of justice and the common good. PCIC acts to strengthen family and community in solidarity with others across lines of race, class and religion. By staying informed and getting involved in PCIC issues, we can bring to life the second of the 7 Key Themes of Catholic Social Teaching: Call to Family, Community, and Participation as we seek together the common good and well-being of all.
If you are interested in learning more, the Parish staff contact is Laura Stehle ( firstname.lastname@example.org )
TAKE THE CIRCLE OF LIFE
If you are interested in learning more, the
Parish staff contact is Laura Stehle
A Consistent Ethic of Life:
Parishioners in this ministry are involved in actively visiting the local prisons to pray, conduct Scripture services, and bring the gift of Holy Communion to those who are incarcerated. If you are interested in learning more, the Parish staff contact is Laura Stehle ( email@example.com )
"For I was . . .in prison
The Haiti Project
The OMOS Haiti Project offers spiritual, financial and missionary support for the people of Bombardopolis,Haiti in our "twinning" parish, San Francois and beyond. Working collaboratively with our full-time Haiti Minister, Joan Martin, we seek to image God's love, compassion, mercy, and justice. Visitthe Hiait Project webpage to learn more about some previous activities of the project and how you can participate.
If you are interested in learning more,
the Parish staff contact is Laura Stehle
Peregrinos Juntos sponsors the sale of
Cafe' Justo (Just Coffee)
after Masses on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month at the
Kiosk in front of the Church. The promotion of
practices, such as Cafe' Justo, empowers farmers and farm workers to lift themselves out
of poverty by investing in their farms and communities, protecting the
environment, and developing the business skills necessary to compete in
the global marketplace.
Care for Creation Initiative
The Care for Creation Initiative (CFCI) promotes good stewardship of God's gift of creation and advocates for environmentally sound practices that will protect this gift for future generations. The CFCI meets at 7:00 pm on the third Tuesday of each month (August-May) and welcomes new members.
justice and peace
The Sr. Jose Women’s Center offers homeless women night shelter during the winter months and a place to shower, wash clothes, and rest during the hot summer afternoons. We are women reaching out to women with dignity, respect and compassion. Our group of committed volunteers have formed a community to help our homeless sisters by providing basic services that bring hope and dignity. The women receive food, clothing and shelter in a safe and respectful environment. Our Center is named in honor of Sister (Sr.) Jose Hobday, a Franciscan nun who dedicated her life to helping the poor. Learn more about us by visiting our webpage.
"For I was . . .a
and you welcomed me."
Stand Up for Kids
In this ministry, volunteers to the streets in order to find, stabilize and otherwise help homeless and street kids improve their lives.
Reachout Women's Center
The mission of Reachout is to help
women choose life for their babies by lovingly supporting them
emotionally, physically and spiritually.