Catholic Social Concerns Ministry

Pope Francis on Democracy: “The future of humanity does not lie solely in the hands of great leaders, the great powers and the elites. It is fundamentally in the hands of peoples and in their ability to organize.” “Public pressure has to be exerted in order to bring about decisive political action.” Laudato Si

Diocese of Spokane, Immigration & Refugee Legal Services: Good news! Tim Meliah, Director of WW Catholic Charities, announces that an immigration lawyer from the Diocese of Spokane will now be visiting WW one or two times/month to help with immigration matters. Call 509-455-4961 to make an appointment. For further information, watch for Tim’s announcement in other pages of the church bulletin.

Guatemala Mission: Please help provide crucial support for the Diocesan Guatemala Mission. Pre-school education depends on us, with additional support for elementary school, religious education, medical care, & the radio station which helps connect community members. Regular support, monthly, quarterly, etc. is especially helpful. Write a check to your parish, designating Guatemala Mission.

Food for the Hungry: Keep your eyes open for a big food drive scheduled for the beginning of Lent! On March 4,5, children will be handing out empty grocery bags to be filled and placed at the altar the following weekend.

Homeless Tent Camp: Cash donations, LED lanterns, large tarps, propane tanks & bottles, gas for the generator, fire wood, are most welcome. Please send cash donations to WW Alliance for the Homeless, PO Box 3431, WW, WA. Needed items may be taken to the camp M-F, noon-5 pm.

Many thanks for all the ways in which you are instruments of God’s peace!

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