Social Action Summer Institute (SASI)
This five-day program offers first-time participants grounding in Catholic social teaching, biblical theology, and the spirituality of social justice. Returning attendees take part in an advanced program focused on particular areas of social action ministry. SASI is planned jointly with partners USCCB-Justice, Peace, and Human Development, Catholic Relief Services, the Catholic Campaign for Human Development, Catholic Charities USA and JustFaith Ministries. Recent topics covered at SASI have included Supporting Workers Today, Peacebuilding for the 21st Century, Economic Justice, and Racial Reconciliation, and numerous skills-building workshops. Click Here for more information
Each February, as a joint meeting with the larger Social Ministry Gathering, the Roundtable conducts a Symposium through which its members, with the help of resource persons, share their understanding and approach to social justice issues and diocesan social action ministry. The two-day event (over 24 hours) also includes the Roundtable Award Banquet, Luncheon and annual Membership Meeting. Topics at recent Symposia have included Addressing Fear, Right Relationships, Food Justice, and Faithful Citizenship. Click Here for more information
The Roundtable organizes webinar discussions on practical topics of greatest interest to the membership. Recent topics have included Moving the Mission to the Middle of the Church, Using Games to Teach Catholic Social Teaching, What’s at Stake in the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act. Click Here for more information.