Office of Life & Justice

Cenla Pregnancy Center

An Inter-faith Pro-Life Pregnancy Ministry go to

Bread or Stones Campaign - Children's Poverty Initiative

An initiative of the Louisiana Interchurch Conference go to

Catholic Charities, USA

For more information and more resources from Catholic Charities, USA, go to

Catholic Relief Services

A program of the United States Catholic Church to reach out in solidarity to the rest of the world.  The Annual Appeal supports overseas projects in 96 countries.  A recent example is the huge response that CRS made to the tsunami in Dec. 2004.  If you would like more info on CRS in general, go to or  If you would like more info on the tsunami response, go to

Catholic Campaign for Human Development

The Catholic Campaign for Human Development is an annual collection to support empowerment of people in the United States. Grants and loans for economic development and community organization are available. The grants from the national office are available from mid-August to Oct. 31, each year.  Go to and then access "grants."  Click on "eligibility quiz," and determine if you can qualify to apply for a grant.

Central Louisiana Interfaith Committee

Work closely with the Central Louisiana Interfaith Sponsoring Committee for social change. Contact Lady Carlson at (318) 448-3026.


Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital is taking the lead in our area in the LaCHIP program (Louisiana Children's Health Insurance Program).  For more information, contact Lin Stewart at Christus.  Catholic Community Services also has application forms for LaCHIP.

Justice for Immigrants

To learn about Immigration, go to  This website will give you the up to date information on the Catholic Church's teachings on immigration.

For non-emergency inquiries to the Office of Life and Justice

For non-emergency inquires to the Office of Life and Justice

Please use this form for any inquiries that do not need immediate response. Immediate requests for assistance should be place by phone since email is not an expedient way to reach the Office of Life and Justice personnel. Please call (318) 445-6424, ext. 225.

The Office of Life and Justice is located at the St. Joseph Catholic Center, 4400 Coliseum Blvd., Alexandria, LA and is typically open Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon.

How can we help?


Very Rev. Craig Scott , VF

Florence Sanders

Dr. Gabriel Rodriguez