Human Concerns Events

Upcoming Human Concerns Events

Support Catholic Relief Services through Rice Bowl


Learn more about CRS Rice Bowl projects:

  • On Monday, March 6 following 5:15 pm Mass, learn about the work of Catholic Relief Services with Syrian Refugees with Caroline Brennan, CRS Senior Communications Director. For more information see our event notice on Facebook by following this link: CRS-SYRIA
  • On Sunday, March 19 following 5:15 pm Lenten Vespers, hear CRS speaker Thomas Awiapo speak about CRS Rice Bowl funded projects in Ghana. For more information see our event notice on our Facebook page by following this link: CRS-GHANA

Racial Solidarity Book Discussion

Sundays in Lent (March 5, 19, 26 and April 2 and 9) a community from the Cathedral of St. John will gather to read and discuss “Racial Justice and the Catholic Church” by Bryan Massingale. (Not meeting March 12 due to Cathedral Sunday.) The Group will meet in the Weakland Center – 831 N. Van Buren – on the 2nd floor. Access via Atrium and take elevator to 2nd floor.

Books are available for $18 in the Cathedral office by contacting