The Mission of the Social Concerns Commission is to serve those in need by providing love, faith and hope in their time of need. Outreach to the Poordonates money to local charities, monthly food collection and the Christmas Giving Tree. Helps the needy in our area with electric, gas, rent, etc. This is funded by monthly collections and special donations. Respect for Lifepromotes respect for life through educational, spiritual and pastoral activities. Works to develop public policy that supports the right to life from the moment of conception to natural death.
Respect Life Mass and Meeting 1st Saturday of month
Forty Days for Life participation in Columbia
Memorial Cross Display in May and October
Adoration for Life every Tuesday 11:30-12:30
Advocate for pro-life legislation in Missouri, U.S. Congress
Spiritual Adoption of the Unborn program
Parish Outreachorganizes and conducts Outreach visits
Schedule the Sacrament of the Sick visits
Facilitate and organize transportation for those in need.
Outreach to Seniors and homebound, local hospital and care center (visit, transportation, errands, shopping)
Funeral Dinners - Provides dinners for relatives and friends of the deceased following the funeral.
Health and Welfare -blood drives, CPR/AED training and monthly Parish nurse service.
Commission meetings are scheduled as needed.
Founded:1870 St PatrickCatholic Church 176 Marian Dr PO Box 1098 Laurie, MO 65038 Phone: (573) 374-7855 Fax: (573) 374-0627