Outreach / Social Justice

OUTREACH / SOCIAL JUSTICE

GENERAL FOOD, SHELTER, CLOTHING PROGRAMS

St. Vincent De Paul Society (Time and Talent #701)
Outreach organization that assists the less fortunate in our community. Members of our society meet our clients in their homes to assist them with financial, emotional and spiritual support. The society also coordinates food and clothing drives as well as Adopt a family at Thanksgiving, Christmas and at Easter.
Chief Steward: Jennifer Hoffman hoffmanfour@comcast.net

Emergency Outreach (Time and Talent #7021-7024)
A group of parishioners who are willing to provide assistance for families in need due to a crisis in the family. The type of assistance offered may include meals, laundry, babysitting, shopping, etc.
Chief Steward: Maria Panopoulos 630-372-1938 mariapanopoulos@yahoo.com

Transitional Housing (Time and Talent #703)
Assisting and mentoring families who are in danger of becoming homeless, to regain their self-sufficiency and learn to cope better with daily life. New mentors complete training and then have weekly meetings with guest family.
Chief Steward: Fran Splitberger 630-483-7754 fjsplit@aol.com

P.A.D.S. – Public Action To Deliver Shelter (Time and Talent #704)
Provide and serve meals, socialize and supervise shifts with our outreach to the homeless here at the Corpus Christi shelter. Time varies September – May. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old.
Chief Steward: Bridget Writt 630-588-0747 writt@att.net

RESPECT LIFE

Respect Life Committee (Time and Talent #708)
Help the parish become aware of the reverence and respect for life, from womb to tomb.
Chief Steward: Maryanne Fox 630-231-0443 Swede645@aol.com

PRAYER & BEREAVEMENT

Prayer Network (Time and Talent #707)
The assignment is PRAYER. Contacted on a regular basis to pray for particular intentions of our faith community. The praying is done individually — no meetings or gatherings required.
Staff Contact: Kathie Brewer 630-483-4673 x101 cckbrewer@sbcglobal.net