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Catholic Relief Services to hold fall engagement sessions in September

Diocese of Green Bay 150th Anniversary LogoGREEN BAY, Wis. (Aug. 27, 2018) – – Catholic Relief Services (CRS) representatives will hold three engagement sessions this September, in collaboration with the Office of Living Justice for the Diocese of Green Bay.

Participants will have the opportunity to meet national and regional CRS representatives, learn how CRS programming can enhance their parish’s efforts in discipleship and global solidarity, talk about current social concerns, and collaborate with members and staff from other parishes.

“Catholic Relief Services works with organizations around the world to help poor and vulnerable people overcome emergencies and natural disasters, earn a living through agriculture and sustainable livelihoods, and access affordable health care,” said Eric Weydt, Catholic social justice coordinator for the Diocese of Green Bay. “Attendees will better understand how caring for our brothers and sisters throughout the world fits with discipleship and advocacy. Interacting with other participants will also be a helpful tool for local churches and groups to find practical uses for the information they’ve learned.”

Engagement sessions will be held at:

Tuesday, September 11th – 8:30 a.m. to noon
St. Margaret Mary Parish, Neenah - Click here to register.


Wednesday, September 12th – 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
St. Mary of the Lake, Lakewood - Click here to register.

Thursday, September 13th – 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
SS. Edward & Isidore, Flintville (Green Bay) - Click here to register.
There will also be morning Mass at 8:30 a.m.

Space is limited and early registration is encouraged. To learn more and register, please visit: www.gbdioc.org/catholic-charities-portal/catholic-social-justice-coordinator.html CRS is the international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States. Working in the spirit of Catholic social teaching, their mission is to assist impoverished and disadvantaged people overseas. They serve people based solely on need, regardless of their race, religion, or ethnicity.

Within the U.S., CRS engages Catholics to live their faith in solidarity with the poor and suffering people of the world. For questions about the CRS engagement sessions, please contact Eric Weydt, Catholic social justice coordinator, at 920-272-8344 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . For registration questions, contact Theresa McKenna 920-272-8291 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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As friends and followers of Jesus, the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay is devoted to fostering households and communities of discipleship through the mission and ministry of the Catholic Church. We are missionary disciples striving to lead all people to the Kingdom of God. Established in 1868, the diocese is composed of 324,000 Catholics in 16 counties: Brown, Calumet, Door, Florence, Forest, Kewaunee, Langlade, Manitowoc, Marinette, Menominee, Oconto, Outagamie, Shawano, Waupaca, Waushara and Winnebago.

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Justine Lodl
Director of Communications
Phone: (920) 272-8213
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Sarah Bradford
Communications Coordinator
Phone: (920) 272-8209
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