Social Action Gathering: A Cup of Water

/Social Action Gathering: A Cup of Water
Social Action Gathering: A Cup of Water2018-08-10T09:33:26+00:00

We have a rich Catholic tradition of charity, mercy and justice. Daily outreach ministries and advocacy extend Christ’s love to the marginalized. Come draw water from the well! Renew this call to action with us, to give and receive the life-giving water of Christ. Find practical tools for this important work, and strengthen our Central Colorado network of Catholic ministry.

Whether deeply involved in social ministry or new, we hope you can join us!

Registration: $10

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8:00 a.m. Mass

9:00 a.m. Welcome

9:15 a.m. Keynote

10:15 a.m. Morning Breakouts

12:00 p.m. Lunch and Speaker

1:00 p.m. Afternoon breakouts

3:30 p.m. Fellowship and Networking

OPENING MASS

Most Reverend Michael J. Sheridan
Bishop of Colorado Springs

WELCOME & INTRODUCTION

9:00 A.M.

Andy Barton
CEO, Catholic Charities of Central Colorado

Corey Almond
Community & Parish Engagement, Catholic Charities of Central Colorado

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Ralph McCloud
Ralph McCloudDirector of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development, USCCB
Ralph oversees the CCHD work to break the cycle of poverty by helping low-income people participate in decisions that affect their lives. Having worked with organizations across the country to address poverty, Mr. McCloud will share wisdom for those working to strengthen communities from within.

BREAKOUT SESSION TOPICS

  • Addressing Basic Needs
    Serving Those on the Margins, One Cup at a Time

  • Spiritual & Emotional Care
    Accompanying Out Brothers & Sisters Through Life’s Deserts & Storms

  • Building Bridges Throughout the Community
    Networking with Other Churches & Local Organizations

  • Reaching the Immigrant Community
    Journeying with Those Who Thirst for a New Beginning

  • Our Growing Hispanic Community
    Tapping the Springs of a Rich Catholic Tradition

Contact Info

228 North Cascade Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Phone: (719) 636-2345

Fax: (719) 636-1216