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Service and
Social Justice



Prayer Shawl Ministry Comes to St. Robert Parish
Do you knit or crochet?  Do you know someone in need of prayers for healing or celebration?  Find out more about this new ministry here or contact Gail DeFrancisco in the parish office at (414) 332-1164, ext. 3024. 


St. Robert Parishioners Help Rebuild St. Jude School in UgandaConstruction on St. Jude School as of August 2010

St. Robert parishioners are helping to rebuild St. Jude Primary school in a village southwest of Kampala, Uganda.  Click here for the latest!

Each fifth Sunday we take a special collection at all weekend Masses to support a specific outreach program such as Habitat for Humanity, Ladies of Charity, etc.

Help stock the shelves of St. Martin de Porres Parish's food pantry!
Shopping List and Ideas!
Alternate Shopping List!
More about St. Martin de Porres here

Links and Resources
Archdiocese of Milwaukee Resources
National Catholic Partnership on Disability
The Wisconsin Catholic Conference, the Catholic Church's public policy voice in Wisconsin.
Take the US
Poverty Quiz and tour Poverty USA.
US Catholic Bishops on Immigration:
Justice for Immigrants.
US Catholic Bishops on the Environment:
Environmental Justice Program
Catholic Network of Volunteer Services
Habitat for Humanity
Milwaukee Rescue Mission

Adult Learning Center

Milwaukee Women's Center
St. Catherine Residence
Holy Family Parish
Claire's List of Service Projects
Marquette Law Clinic

Help Moms Read to Their Children
The Dominican Center for Women offers free tutoring for neighborhood adults who dream of learning or improving their basic skills or are working toward their GED.  Tutors are needed to work one-on-one with students, guiding, encouraging, and supporting them through their lessons.  If you can spare a few hours a week for a truly rewarding experience, please call Sr. Sue Felice at (414) 444-9930.  The Dominican Center is located at 2470 W. Locust St. in Milwaukee.

Literacy Services in Milwaukee
More than 100,000 adults in Milwaukee cannot read.  Literacy Services helps motivated adults with one to one tutoring in basic reading, ESL and GED sessions.  Volunteers are needed--you can help Milwaukee read.  Join us for an orientation by contacting our Outreach Manager or (414) 344-5878.

Support Groups for People with Mental Illness
sponsored by NAMI (the National Alliance on Mental Illness)

Parent Problem Solving Group (professionally led)
Ravenswood Clinic
2266 N. Prospect Ave., Suite 214, Milwaukee
2nd Thursdays, 6:00 pm
Be sure to call before coming; contact Cathy at 414-224-0492

Support for Parents of Children who have been Sexually Abused (professionally led)
The Counseling Center
2038 N. Bartlett Ave., Milwaukee
Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm
Free childcare provided
Please call 414-271-4610 before coming.

Pregnant and need help?
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee is here to help.  Our pregnancy support coordinators provide services to anyone experiencing unplanned or crisis pregnancies.  Services include linking clients to community services such as WIC and Title-19, helping develop parenting plans, and providing education regarding adoption.  We also license infant foster homes.  Catholic Charities works with individuals of all races/ethnicities, religions, income, and education levels.  Pregnancy Support Services are free of charge.  Contact Debra Kutchera or Jenny Vasquez at (414) 771-2881.

Considering Becoming a Foster or Adoptive Parent?
Catholic Charities’ Adoption Program consists of domestic, step-parent, relative, and occasionally special needs adoptions.  Adoption fees are based on services received.  Orientations are held every other month or individually, as needed.  For more information, please contact Angie Burch, Director of Child Welfare, at (262) 547-2463.

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