Faith and Justice

 

Mission Statement: The mission of the Faith and Justice Ministry of Sacred Heart Parish is to foster the awareness of social justice message of the Gospels and to promote the Christian goal of a society where all human beings have equal opportunity to reach their full potential.

Meets the 1st Thursday of the month at 5:30pm

Ministry includes the following events: Baby Bottle Boomerang, Silent Vigil for Life, Rice Bowl Program, Winter Coat Drive, Cross International Outreach, Prison Ministry, Assist St. Vincent DePaul, Assist with Chilrden’s Shelter, Ministry Outreach Faith Conference, supports birthright of Hattiesburg, Help sponsor the major fundraising event for the children’s shelter(wine tasting), Help build Habitat for Humanity House, Prayer vigils for victims and perpetrators of murder, supporting victim’s families who choose life without parole rather than the death penalty for the perpetrators of a crime, national homeless persons’ memorial day vigil, Easter and Christmas meals for homeless persons, blood drives.

In the spirit of the Catholic tradition, the Ministry seeks to promote the dignity of the human person, the common good, community, economic justice, and the stewardship of God’s creation.

Faith and Justice is the work of every person; each person has a special obligation to foster Social Justice. We are called to “see as Jesus sees”.

Faith and Justice Justice means changing policies, structures, and institutions so they work on behalf of the common good.