This commission is responsible for promoting family life and social justice within the parish and civic community. Among its responsibilities are:
developing a parish information-action program based on the Gospel social teachings of the church
identifying social issues and human needs in the parish and civic community and developing broad Christian service action plans to aid in meeting those needs.
Ministries typically associated with this commission are the following:
Other standing committees may be established by the pastor or pastoral council as appropriate, but care should be taken not to create more committees than are necessary to carry out the work of the Joseph Care Commission.
Reaching out to people
Joseph Care: Parish Outreach