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Social Action Coordinating Commission

We lead IHM parishioners to be Christ-like servant leaders in Catholic social justice through prayer, advocacy, education and support of those in need. SACC meets the 1st Monday of the month at 7:00 pm.

For more information, please contact Sue Keefe

Staff Liaison: Maggie Leon-Guerrero

  1. IHM Prison Ministry:  Parishioners (men and women) participate in this ministry in a variety of ways.  Unfortunately no in person visits can be accomplished due to COVID Protocols.  Angel Tree Ministry and Cookies for Prisoners at Christmas continues. Contact: Dave Pommert
  2. Anderson Churches for Racial Unity. Contact: Judy O’Brien
  3. Child Protection Team to end child abuse and protect our children. Contact: Kathy Weyer
  4. Annual Mission Sunday Multicultural Mass. Contact: Sue Keefe
  5. Growing IHM Community Lunch with our Hispanic Ministry at the November convivencia. Contact: Sue Keefe
  6. Social Forums: Offered at least twice a year on social justice themes
  7. Respect Life: Contact: Jane Elfers
  8. Environmental Justice Contact:  Ted Bergh
  9. Outreach/Direct Service: Contact: Jim Moyer
  10. Justfaith: Discussion group on social justice issues. Contacts: Debbie Metz or Jerry Metz
  11. Abolition of the Death Penalty: Debbie Metz
  12. Collections Chair: Jackie White
    1. Socks and Such: Susan Straub or Louis Straub
    2. Mother's Day Baby Shower: Susan Scheidler
    3. Christmas in July: Lori Rehl
    4. School House Collection: Ginny Backscheider
    5. Coat: Mike Suter
    6. Giving Tree: Vicki Dekker
  13. Coin: Judy O'Brien
  14. Refugee Resettlement: Contact Barb Szucsik and John Szucsik , 513-831-4510, Refugee Resettlement Committee, as part of the Social Action Coordinating Commission, works to aide and support refugees who relocate to the greater Cincinnati area through Catholic Charities.  Examples of support include transportation to various appointments and serving as a source of information, connection and encouragement for transitioning to life in the United States while retaining their cultural values.