JPIC Web Resources and Email Addresses

E-mail addresses:

Carolyn Townsend, OFS NAFRA JPIC Chairperson –

Jeff Redder, OFS, SKD, Regional Rep. –

General Web Resources

CRS- Catholic Relief Services (For a list of regional CRS offices to assist local and regional fraternity efforts go to

USCCB – United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

FAN- Franciscan Action Network

Franciscans International

CCCC – The Catholic Coalition on Climate Change

Catholics Confront Global Poverty

Contact your senator

Contact your house rep.

Catholic Charities

Office of Social Justice Diocese St. Paul/Minneapolis” This is an excellent “one stop” site for basic information and expanded resources including full texts of encyclicals and Church documents.  The site is user friendly.

Personal and Parish Based Programs:

GreenFaith: Certification & fellowship Programs for greening religious facilities –

Interfaith Power and Light from Greater Washington: Religious response to global warming

Green America: Economic action for a just planet.

NAFRA/CRS Webinars Links:

#1 Introduction: JPIC/NAFRA join CRS in Catholics Confront Global Poverty

#2 Background on CRS, Operation Rice Bowl and how to order materials

#3 web address unavailable-“Don’t balance the Budget on the Backs of the Poor” value of calls to Senators/Represent.

#4 “Global Solidarity and the SFO”

#5 “Call and Response”

#6 “We’re All in This Together: The Social Nature of Humanity and the Common Good”

#7 “Solidarity will Transform the World”

#8 “Aloha!”