Social Ministry Conference held
Parish staff members, volunteers and Catholic Charities employees gathered May 10 at Our Lady of Peace Parish in Geneva to discuss their social ministry work. The theme of this years conference was “Being Salt and Light: Weaving Social Ministry Into Parish Life.”
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Laurie Konwinski (center) facilitated the “open space” strategy that helped conference participants create discussion topics.
A group session is held outside the Our Lady of Peace Parish Center.
A group session is held inside the chapel at the Our Lady of Peace Parish Center.
Father James Hewes gives the keynote address during the 2014 Diocesan Social Ministry Conference.
Laurie Konwinski, Justice and Peace Coordinator for Catholic Charities of Tompkins/Tioga Counties, speaks during the conference.
Laurie Konwinski (left) and Joyce Dailor discuss some of the topics generated during an “open space” planning session that was part of the conference.
Marcus Ebenhoe, Social Ministry Coordinator for Rochester’s Cathedral Community, takes part in a group session held outdoors.
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