What is the Marianist Social Justice Collaborative?

The Marianist Social Justice Collaborative (MSJC) began in 1998 as a means to promote education and action for social justice within the Marianist Family.

our story

Since our founding, we have continued to work for the following vision:

to educate the Marianist Family about social justice

to help Marianist Family members network around common social justice concerns

to serve as an advocate for a more just social order and a sustainable environment 

to provide community reflection and support for Marianists to do the work of justice in the world

Attend MSJC Workshops at the 2023 Assembly!

MLC-NA is hosting it's Lay Assembly this summer in St. Louis. MSJC Issue and Project Teams are scheduled to give 6 the following workshops: 
  • Young Adults and the Marianist Family: ASJP Reflecting on Past, Present, & Future Engagement
  • Building and Strengthening Community through Circle Process
  • Embracing the Challenge of Climate Change: a Marianist Call to Dialogue, Reflection and Action
  • Environmentally Sustainable Meetings & Lifestyles
  • Let's talk about the T in LGBTQ+
  • Facilitating Difficult Conversations
  • Prayer Celebrating the Feast Day of Saint Mary Magdalene

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What's New

Are you committed to building a more just Church and world?
Do you want to do that work with Marianists from all over North America?

If you answered yes, know that all of the Marianist Social Justice Collaborative's current issue and project teams are are looking for new members to join their teams. 

Please consider volunteering with MSJC.  More information, and contact us, at the link below.

MSJC Interest

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MSJC focuses on seven specific social justice issues. These issues are tackled by issue teams that plan yearly goals, create resources for Marianists to use, organize legislative support and outreach, work in collaboration with other justice-oriented organizations, and much more!

Our Issue Teams

Women & Justice

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Racial Justice

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LGBTQ+ Initiative

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Integral Ecology

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Immigrant Justice

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Death Penalty Abolition
and Restorative Justice

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Adele Social Justice

Young Adult Outreach

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Get Involved

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MAY 2023

Justice Jottings Highlights

June 7 Immigrant & Refugee Justice Event

Pope Francis' Film -
The Letter


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