Office for Social Justice

Mission: 

Under the guidance of the Archbishop:

To lead and encourage Catholics of the Archdioceses of Kansas City in Kansas to grow in their friendship with Jesus Christ by working for a just society that is informed by the Church’s social teachings amidst the challenges of modern society.

 

Social Justice Consultant: Bill Scholl

 

913-721-1570 ext 178

12615 Parallel Parkway,

Kansas City KS 66109


The Office for Social Justice (OSJ)...

What We Do


Provide resources and support for individuals and parishes active in social justice issues

Contact the OSJ for questions or support in applying Catholic Social teaching in our communities.

Educate Catholics of all ages about the Church's social teachings

Bill Scholl is available to speak with your parish, school, or Catholic group on promoting an understanding of the Church's Social Teachings.

The OSJ can help in developing curriculumn for teaching Catholic Social Doctrine in your parish.

Advocate for the most vulnerable in our community, including immigrants, the imprisioned and the poor amongs us

The OSJ is an archdiocesan point of contact for politcal action in the light of the Gospel and teachings of the Magisterium.

The OSJ can help your parish in its ministries to the poor, imprisoned, or otherwise marginalized.

Promote Global Solidarity by engaging people in the efforts of Catholic Relief Services

The OSJ is the local archdiocesan contact for Catholc Relief Services (CRS) and can help your parish group get more engaged in our Gospel call to solidarity.

Coordinate the local efforts of the Justice for Immigrants Campaign

The OSJ promotes comprehensive immigration reforms that respect the needs of families and our Nation's laws and is the local contact for the  U.S. Bishop's Justice for Immigrants campaign.

Manage the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) including local grants and helping local applicants with national grants

The OSJ works with local community development groups in funding projects that help the poor improve their lives by affecting sustainable, systematic change through the U.S bishops' Catholic Campaign for Human Development.

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Bringing Catholics Closer to Christ through Action.

The Office for Social Justice (OSJ) promotes the social teachings of the Church and works with parishes to facilitate learning and action in the spirit of Jesus.