2019 Catholic Social Ministry Gathering

Join the 2019 Catholic Social Ministry Gathering for the Young Leaders Initiative!

Let Justice Flow (cf. Am. 5:24): A Call to Restore and Reconcile”

February 2-5, 2019 Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC


In recent years, over 40 colleges and universities joined hundreds of national Catholic social ministry and advocacy leaders at the Catholic Social Ministry Gathering, an annual event sponsored by 16 national Catholic organizations.

 You and your campus can be part of the action at CSMG 2019, February 2-5, in Washington, DC!

  • Meet national Catholic social ministry and advocacy leaders.
  • Build knowledge of current Catholic social ministry priorities and initiatives.
  • Develop advocacy skills to empower students to call for positive change.
  • Voice concerns with legislators on issues of human life and dignity in the United States and internationally.
  • Discover new ways to grow in faith, studies, and vocational discernment through Catholic social ministry and advocacy.

Watch this video of what students had to say about CSMG 2018.

The deadline for receipt of participation forms is November 28.  You can indicate your interest in the Young Leaders Initiative for CSMG 2019 by completing the Young Leaders Initiative Interest Form or get more info at www.CatholicSocialMinistryGathering.org.

We look forward to seeing you at CSMG 2019! 


Catholic Relief Services Launches New Resources for Faculty on Human Trafficking

Catholic Relief Services University Engagement New Academic Resources on Human Trafficking for 2018-2019

 Whether you are a university faculty member, interested learner, or student writing a final paper on human trafficking, explore 7 modules of curated Human Trafficking resources hosted on our Catholic Relief Services Faculty Learning Commons platform.

  • Modules include learning objectives, case studies, videos, articles, and discussion questions.
  • Content explores the complex root causes, current manifestations, and effective responses to the issue that Pope Francis calls “a crime against humanity.”
  • Material was curated and developed as a collaboration between:
    • Christine Cervenak, JD, of the Center for Human and Civil Rights at the University of Notre Dame
    • Lucy Steinitz, PhD, CRS Senior Technical Advisor for Protection
  • Modules are interdisciplinary, free to access, and are meant to be shared in the classroom as well as beyond it in order to form educated global citizens and student leaders and advocates for the common good.
  • Learn more and share with others:
  • Questions? Contact Danielle Roberts: Danielle.roberts@crs.org