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The Holy Family Social Action team uses Catholic Social Teaching as a guide while creating opportunities for advocacy, organizing, solidarity and charity.  The main focus of the team is on immigration and poverty.  The team looks for opportunities to collaborate with other churches and community groups to broaden our efforts.

The Social Action Team core group meets every two months to discuss the opportunities that have been presented to the parish, to prioritize activities, and to coordinate events.  

Members of the team who aren't interested in being a part of the core group but who want to remain actively involved and informed can join our mailing list by contacting Sister Tracy Kemme at tkemme@holyfamilycincinnati.org.

If you are interested in coming to a core team meeting to see if you want to become more involved contact Sister Tracy Kemme at tkemme@holyfamilycincinnati.org.

Solidarity: Reflection and Challenge #3

Life in the U.S. as an Immigrant: The Journey Continues

In this summer's "Journey of Faith/Camino de Fe", we have walked many miles, and we are close to reaching our goal: Cincinnati, Ohio.  For the immigrants who are fortunate enough to enter the United States, the foal of their final destination does not always provide a true catharsis from their worries.  Click the Read More button.

Arrival in the United States

Once they arrive at the border

It is hard to get permission to immigrate to the United States legally.  In the best case, the waiting period may take five to ten years but is usually much longer, so what happens when people arrive. To find out more about the journey, press the Read More button. 

Solidarity: Reflection and Challenge #2

The Burden of the Journey

The economic and socially-oppressive standard of living in Latin America leaves little choice than to migrate to a land of greater opportunity; however, the road to this dream does not offer much repose.  The journey to the United States is perilous and often entails crossing many miles. of desert.  Read more about how we can walk in solidarity with those who may be overburdened by a journey in their lives.  Click the Read More button.

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