Community Service Organizations
Our parish supports the following organizations. Many of our parishioners give of their gifts of time and talent by serving these organizations as volunteers.
Boy/Cub Scouts - Boy Scouts of America is an independent youth development organization. This organization provides programs for young people that build character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship and develops personal fitness.
Girl Scouts - Girl Scouts is an independent leadership development organization for girls. This organization helps girls discover their strengths, passions, and talents. The Girl Scout mission is to build girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place.
Racine Interfaith Coalition - The Racine Interfaith Coalition (RIC) is a group of diverse faith communities working together to address the root causes of social injustice and poverty in the Racine community. RIC does this through community organizing, education and the application of our common faith values to the structures, systems and laws of our society. If you are interested in getting involved in RIC or other social justice work, please contact Deacon Greg Petro at: [email protected] or 262-681-0714.
Saint Vincent DePaul Society & Food Pantry - The goal of the St. Vincent de Paul Society is the spiritual growth of its members imitating the life and preaching of St. Vincent. This spirituality is translated into the care and assistance to those who are needy and suffering and also assisting with emergency needs. It aims to empower people to find ways to help themselves through mentoring, education, collaboration and advocacy. The Food Pantry is run by the Society and its goal is to provide whole, nutritious food to those in need. The first Sunday of each month is our Sharing Sunday when food is collected for the pantry.
If you’re interested in learning more about the SVDP Society, please contact: David & Sharon Devine at [email protected]
If you’re interested in helping out at the food pantry, please contact: Wayne Hejny at [email protected]
Knights of Columbus - The Knights of Columbus was formed to render financial aid to members and their families. Mutual aid and assistance are offered to sick, disabled and needy members and their families. Social and intellectual fellowship is promoted among members and their families through educational, charitable, religious, social welfare, war relief and public relief works. Thanks to the efforts of Father J. McGivney, assistant pastor of St. Mary’s Church in New Haven and some of his parishioners, the Connecticut state legislature on March 29, 1882, officially chartered the Knights of Columbus as a fraternal benefit society. The order is still true to its founding principles of Charity, Unity and Fraternity.
Homeless Assistance Leadership Organization (HALO) - The mission of HALO is to provide a pathway to self-sufficiency for those experiencing homelessness in Racine County. HALO is one of the few homeless shelters in Wisconsin offering Intensive Case Management paired with a comprehensive network of supportive services from 90+ area agencies. HALO Case managers help individuals experiencing homelessness to overcome barriers, develop goals, and foster human connections for a successful transition from homelessness to independent living.