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Voices for Justice

Let your voice be heard.

Get involved two ways:

    1. Join a leadership team that provides resources and tools to empower our community to work for justice through education and formation.  

    2. Join an e-network and receive one or two e-mails each month inviting you to contact your elected officials about justice issues relevant to our community. You’ll also learn about upcoming justice activities related to our advocacy work.

Sign up for Voices for Justice e-mails.

Raise your voice for these issues:

•    Refugees and immigration

•    Education gap

•    Human trafficking

•    Health care reform

How does our faith connect to advocacy?

•    Catholic Social Teaching

•    Faithful Citizenship — United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

Tools for Advocacy

•    Find my elected officials

•    Tips for contacting elected officials

•    Heading Home Hennepin

•    Downtown Coalition to End Homelessness (DCEH)

Advocacy Partners

•    ​Joint Religious Legislative Coalition (JRLC)

•    Archdiocesan Office for Social Justice (OSJ)

•    The Minnesota Catholic Conference

•    Bread for the World

Contact Janice 612.317.3477, with questions or to get more involved in advocating for justice.

Upcoming Events

Jun 2
2017
Friday
at
7:00 PM
Join our Muslim brothers and sisters and Basilica parishioners in a meal to end a Ramadan fast. Cost is $10 at the door, or pre-register at www.cairmn.com. As we build bridges, we are stronger...
Jun 3
2017
Saturday
at
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
This team works to assist refugees, asylum seekers and migrants.  Rooted in our Catholic Faith, they partner with community organizations, foster long-term relationships, offer financial assistance...
Jun 4
2017
Sunday
at
10:00 AM to 11:15 AM
Following our viewing of the film Poverty Inc., we will offer brief presentations on experiences of international development and the Church’s social teaching on development. This will be a chance to...
Jun 11
2017
Sunday
at
10:30 AM
Come and enjoy ice cream on Sunday, June 11 after the 9:30 and 11:30 Masses to celebrate the kick-off of the Basilica’s Habitat for Humanity season. We’ll be working on a...
Families Moving Forward
Jun 11 to Jun 18
2017
Sunday
at
4:00 PM to 7:00 AM
Families Moving Forward (FMF), a program of Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative, is a Twin Cities effort that, together with a network of more than 50 faith communities, provides temporary,...
Jun 13
2017
Tuesday
at
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Join John MacDougall of The Retreat for the final presentation, Parenting for Adult Children of Alcoholics.  There are many books and groups for adult children of alcoholics, but a...
Jun 25
2017
Sunday
at
10:30 AM to 1:30 PM
During each Mass this weekend, all will be blessed for good mental health and following the 9:30 and 11:30 am Sunday liturgies, treated to ice cream on the West Lawn.   For more information or to...
Jul 1
2017
Saturday
at
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
This team works to assist refugees, asylum seekers and migrants.  Rooted in our Catholic Faith, they partner with community organizations, foster long-term relationships, offer financial assistance...
Aug 5
2017
Saturday
at
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
This team works to assist refugees, asylum seekers and migrants.  Rooted in our Catholic Faith, they partner with community organizations, foster long-term relationships, offer financial assistance...
School supplies
Aug 13
2017
Sunday
at
7:30 AM to 2:00 PM
The Basilica Refugee Committee is sponsoring a School Supply Drive to benefit students attending the Church of the Ascension Catholic School.Help pack backpacks full of donated supplies during our...
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