Outreach Ministries

Back-To-School Drive

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Jesus embraced and worked for the dignity of every person.  He said quietly and simply that he was sent to proclaim God’s favor for all people and to announce good news to the poor, the prisoners, the sick and wounded and victims of war and oppression.  He asked his neighbors to join him in this mission, to become active disciples, to reach out and comfort the alienated and marginalized and to empower those who have nothing. Many said yes; others were overcome by fear or greed and turned on him. We have the same choices.

Our community of faith at St. Ignatius strives to say yes; this is the mission of our Social Ministries and Outreach Commission. We work to reach out to those whose needs are greatest, to work against injustice, and to support those who live with poverty, hunger, and suffering. Come work with us!  We offer a variety of opportunities.

Work to alleviate poverty and homelessness

Help children and families in the Boston area

Welcome the stranger – assist refugee families resettled in Boston by shopping for household goods, apartment setup, English language lessons, mentoring

Bring a smile and a prayer and Communion – minister to the homebound members of our Parish

Share with our elders – join with us to organize and serve at parish events for our Senior parishioners

Like what you've read? Call or email Sr. Diane Vallerio, 617-552-6107, vallerio@bc.edu. We'll sign you up! We have lots of options, whether you can commit to a one-time event or ongoing efforts.

Please see the calendar of upcoming events for the Social Ministries and Outreach Commission.

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