Social Ministry

Parish Social Ministry promotes the social mission of the parish. Its emphasis is twofold: 1) education and formation of the parish community and 2) organization of parishioners into five complementary ministries: charity and direct service, legislative advocacy, global solidarity, care for creation, and empowerment.

The Social Ministry Planning Committee gives direction to social ministry at St. Aloysius Parish. It assesses needs, plans, coordinates, communicates, reviews and evaluates parish social ministry efforts in light of Scripture and Catholic Social Teaching. (CST).

We see the parish dimensions of social ministry not as an added burden, but as a part of what keeps a parish alive and makes it truly Catholic. Effective social ministry helps the parish not do only more, but be more – more of a reflection of the Gospel, more of a worhiping and evangelizing people, more of a faithful community. It is an essential part of parish life.”  (Communities of Salt and Light, U.S. Bishops, 1993)

Caring for Creation Weekend – April 16 and 17, after all the weekend Masses

at the Parish Center, in the Antonian Room and the parking lot outside the Antonian Room. Live music, animals, fair trade goods, displays for caring for our water, soil and air. For more information, e-mail Rita Amberg Waldref at or call 313-7003.

Social Ministry Programs

Financial Assistance

Links to organizations who offer financial assistance.

Educational Opportunities

Opportunities for personal and spiritual growth.

Charity and Service

Get involved in the community.

Caring for Creation Ministry

Environmental awareness and advocacy.

Sick and Homebound

Learn about bringing the Eucharist to those unable to join us in community worship.

Quilters Group

Fun and fellowship are sewn together to make quilt for charity.

Senior Lunch

A monthly gathering with good food, conversation and some Bingo.

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St Aloysius Catholic Church - Spokane, WA