About Life, Justice and Peace

 

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GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Life, Justice and Peace promotes the incarnation of Catholic social teaching in the Diocese of Orange—we are ‘lobbyists’ for the poor and vulnerable. The ministry leads our community to affirm a consistent ethic of life and promotes the common good through public policy, prayer, education and pastoral care. Formed by the Gospel. Organized for Action. Rooted in Prayer. 


WHO WE SERVE

  • Members of the Diocese community
  • All in the broader community in Orange County

WHAT WE PROVIDE

  • Training in Parish Organizing
  • Opportunities for Engagement in Social Ministry
  • Prayer Services for Life, Justice, and Peace
  • Participation in Legislative Advocacy, e.g. Catholic Advocacy Day-Sacramento
  • Faithful Citizenship Workshops
  • Resources on ethics and public policy issues
  • Financial support for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development
  • Fundraising and Support for local Pregnancy centers, clinics, and shelters
  • Ecumenical events
  • Speakers’ Bureau on Catholic Social Teaching
  • Up to date connection on issues through social media
  • Hope and healing after abortion

 


LEADERSHIP

Greg Walgenbach, Director| 714-282-3058 | gwalgenbach@rcbo.org
Cenia Martinez, Outreach Coordinator| 714-282-6029 | cmartinez@rcbo.org
Esther Ramirez, Program Coordinator | 714-282-3105 | eramirez@rcbo.org
Deacon Jim Merle, CCHD Coordinator | 714-255-1886 | dcn_jim@yahoo.com