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Spirituality and Social Justice (SSJ)

Mission Statement

Spirituality and Social Justice (SSJ) is a ministry grounded in Gospel values and Catholic Social Teaching, which integrates social justice and spirituality to promote an active and lifelong commitment to living both prayerfully and justly.

"[A]t the center of all Catholic social teaching are the transcendence of God and the dignity of the human person.  The human person is the clearest reflection of God's presence in the world (#74, Empowered by the Spirit)."

SSJ Team - Spring 2016

Left to right: Jamie McCarthy, Maddie Krumel, Ellie Vanasse, Clayton Gunnarson and Carley Castellanos

In SSJ, we strive to live out justice through prayer recognizing that the will and energy to work for justice come from God and that justice is unsustainable if not for the 'refueling' that comes from God. Our programs and events strive to promote that connection between spirituality and justice.  We offer opportunities for Education, Advocacy, and Action.  For more information or to see a full list of this year's events, click below.

If you have any questions, comments, programming suggestions that you would like to see on campus, or if you are interested in becoming an SSJ volunteer please email our team at ssj@csbsju.edu - we would love to hear from you!