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Catholic Social Ministry Gathering Highlights

View photos from past Gatherings on the Flickr page for Justice, Peace and Human Development.  Catch up on CSMG news and posts on Twitter and Facebook.

CSMG District Visits in 2017

  • Advocacy Issues Briefing Webinar -- February 7, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. ET
  • Week of February 20-24, 2017 -- advocacy visits with Senators and Representatives in their home district offices
  • No gathering in Washington, D.C. -- a one year exception due to the July 2017 gathering The Joy of the Gospel in America

Save the Date -- CSMG Returns to Washington, DC in 2018

Saturday, February 3 – Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Omni Shoreham Hotel
Washington, D.C.

CSMG 2016 Highlights Coming Soon!

CSMG 2016 Program Book

CSMG 2015 Highlights

To Go Forth: Encountering Christ in the Heart of the World

CSMG 2015 Program Book

February 7, 2015

Audio of Keynote Presentation -- Father Daniel Groody, University of Notre Dame.

Text of Opening Mass homily -- Archbishop Thomas Wenski, Miami

February 8, 2015

Audio of International Plenary Presentation -- Martina Liebsch, Caritas Internationalis.

Audio of Domestic Plenary Presentation -- Sylvester Brown, Jr., The Sweet Potato Project.

February 10, 2015

Text of Sending Mass homily -- Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, Louisville

CSMG 2014 Highlights

Becoming a Church that is Poor and for the Poor

CSMG 2014 Program Book

February 2, 2014

Listen to the Opening Plenary presentation by Mr. John L. Allen, Jr., The Boston Globe.

February 3, 2014

Listen to the Keynote Presentation by Dr. Michael Naughton, the University of St. Thomas entitled "The Power of the Imagination in the Catholic Social Tradition"  (view the PowerPoint).

Listen to the International Comments by Mr. Michel Roy, Secretary General, Caritas Internationalis.

February 4, 2014

"Drones: Ethics and Use" PowerPoint presentation by Dr. Maryann Cusimano Love, Catholic University of America

February 5, 2014

Homily by Bishop Richard E. Pates, Diocese of Des Moines

CSMG 2013 Highlights

Promoting Human Life and Dignity in the Year of Faith

Listen to the Opening Plenary Presentation by Cardinal Seán Patrick O'Malley, O.F.M. Cap.,  Archbishop of Boston (click here for text)

Listen to Catholic Social Thought and Our Current Economic Policy Challenges by Dr. Charles M. A. Clark, Professor of Economics, St. John's University (click here to view accompanying presentation slides)

Homily by Bishop Richard E. Pates, Diocese of Des Moines

CSMG 2013 Program Book

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