Friday, August 14, 2015

The Message of Pope Francis in the Archdiocese of Santa Fe

  “An authentic faith always implies a deep desire to change the world...”  - Pope Francis

The organizers of the upcoming Parish Social Ministry Conference in Albuquerque pose the question How does your faith call you to change the world?

There is no single answer, but many options. They include:  Global solidarity...the new Encyclical Laudato Si...keeping your spiritual center...consistent ethic of life...using media and technology for social mission...engaging youth and young adults solidarity.. exploring Communities of Salt and to be a voice of the poor...immigration and migration..Catholic social to form a social concerns committee...  

Those options represent the themes of some of the workshops that will be offered at the Parish Social Ministry Conference, entitled "Sowing Seeds of Love in Action," on Saturday, Sept. 19, at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Community, 5415 Fortuna Rd. NW, Albuquerque (map), 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. A Mass will follow at 5:00 p.m. The conference, sponsored by the Archdiocese of Santa Fe Office of Social Justice and Respect Life and the Annual Catholic Appeal, will also feature national speakers from Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and St. Vincent de Paul as well as local speakers.

Registration cost of $10 includes a light breakfast and lunch  Scholarships available  Register via email ( or call 505-831-8205  (Online registration option will soon be available on the Web site of the Archdiocese of Santa Fe)
Please register by Monday, September 14

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