Our Mission

The Center for Social Ministry promotes awareness and understanding of Christian/Catholic Christian social justice teachings and empowers and supports individuals to use their unique gifts to sow seeds for social change;

Encouraging participation in the JustFaith Ministries Programs and other programs that offer Catholic/Christian-based social justice education and awareness;

Partnering with Catholic Charities in Des Moines to facilitate Poverty Simulations for large groups; and

Providing continuing education and social justice formation opportunities for JustFaith graduates and the larger community.

We invite you to share in this mission.

  1. Pray for our work.
  2. Participate in one of the JustFaith Ministries’ Programs.
  3. Invite a representative of CSM to your parish or congregation.
  4. Contribute to our work with a tax-deductible monetary donation.