Charity in Truth
The Holy Father expressed his hope in the words of St. Paul’s Letter to the Romans: “Let love be genuine; hate what is evil; hold fast to what is good; love one another with brotherly affection; outdo one another in showing honor” (Rom 12:9-10). That is our hope as well.
The Charity in Truth Committee is part of the parish Stewardship and Justice Ministry. It was formed in 2010 as a result of a group study of Pope Benedict’s encyclical “Charity in Truth” (“Caritas in Veritate”) and that group's desire to respond to the encyclical by reaching out beyond our parish.
Our mission is to help the parish of St. Patrick to practice Christian charity. We will foster "spiritual fellowship in Christ" through education and action.
Our goals are focused in two main areas:
1) to provide ideas and opportunities for us at St. Pat’s to get involved in charitable activities outside our parish
2) to support and collaborate with other charitable organizations within and beyond the Washington community.