Racial Justice Forum
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Racial Justice Forum

Recommendations for Racial Justice Books/Movies/Action Steps Books and Articles A 21-Day Racial Equity Habit-Building Challenge© by the American Bar Association.  National movement that started July 27th, but can be done at any time.  Involves readings and assignments. https://www.americanbar.org/groups/public_contract_law/leadership/21-challenge/ Becoming Human: Dismantling Racism. An educational series by the University of St. Thomas. https://www.stthomas.edu/theology/becominghuman/   Spring, 2020....

Response to Twin Cities Riots
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Response to Twin Cities Riots

Riots in recent days have caused much damage in the Twin Cities, so Corpus Christi is planning to help by collecting food and other supplies for those in need.  Items needed: Food and personal care items Basic medical supplies Batteries and flashlights (for areas without power) For more examples, consult the lists of most needed...

Planting Day in the Giving Garden
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Planting Day in the Giving Garden

A special thank you to the 12 parishioners that helped weed, plant and water the garden on May 2nd! We will be having our second planting day on Saturday, May 23, 9am-12noon, weather permitting. Everyone is welcome to join us in this important ministry to grow produce in the garden at Corpus Christi. This truly...

Catholic Spirit Recognizes Corpus Christi Parishioners for Affordable Housing Efforts
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Catholic Spirit Recognizes Corpus Christi Parishioners for Affordable Housing Efforts

Three longtime Corpus Christi members are featured prominently in the Catholic Spirit’s recent series on the church’s response to homelessness. The weekly archdiocesan newspaper’s Oct. 18 story, Local parishes help provide leadership for affordable housing, describes Craig Klausing’s efforts to launch the Roseville Housing Network to support affordable housing projects in the city and also quotes...

Project Home Family Homeless Shelter
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Project Home Family Homeless Shelter

Continuing a long tradition, 34 Corpus Christi parishioners hosted Project Home family homeless shelter at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church the last week of August. We served seven families with kids ranging in age from 2 to 17. Two of those kids were living with their grandmothers. We served evening snacks and light breakfasts. We played with...

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Get Ready for Give & Grin
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Get Ready for Give & Grin

Love, Grow, and Serve with us this summer! Our youth Give & Grin program is a fun opportunity to serve those around you and to grow in community. Youth currently in grades 5-12 are invited to participate in Give & Grin, our summer service program on June 19 & 26, July 17 & 24, and...

Let’s Get Growing
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Let’s Get Growing

The compost was delivered and our Scouts were ready to help get the Giving Garden ready for planting! It didn’t take long with many hands helping shovel, run wheelbarrows to the garden, dump the compost and spread it throughout the garden. We also had help from seasoned gardeners from Corpus Christi who came out on...

Speaker: The hungry in Roseville are a lot like us
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Speaker: The hungry in Roseville are a lot like us

In the fourth and final Corpus Christi Social Justice Forum of 2018-19 held in March,  Quentin West of Keystone Community Services shattered some myths we might have about people who frequent food shelves. Most, for example, are neither homeless nor habitual users. The average client visits just two or three times to help see them...

Service Saturday: Easter Baskets
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Service Saturday: Easter Baskets

Last Saturday, a multi-generational group of parishioners gathered to assemble Easter Baskets. The baskets will be donated to the Keystone Food Shelf. We were able to fill and donate 190 Easter Baskets! This is always a big undertaking, but it goes very smoothly since we start a year in advance and have many parishioners who...

Forum attendees exhorted : “Other cultures are not failed attempts at being you.”
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Forum attendees exhorted : “Other cultures are not failed attempts at being you.”

Roseville has long been home to immigrants, but the faces of that population change constantly. Today, non-whites make up more than half the student body in Roseville schools, the majority being children of immigrants from Africa, Asia and Latin America. Addressing the question, “Who are our neighbors?” at two Corpus Christi Social Justice forums in...