Social Action Committee

Vision Statement

The Social Action ministry of CTK Parish responds to God’s invitation to live the gospel through our commitment to “Love one another, as I have loved you” (John 13:34). We recognize Gods eternal presence and our responsibility to care for our most vulnerable brothers and sisters through our charitable works and advocating for social justice in order to effectchange within and beyond our parish walls.

What Do We Do?

1. Collect sandwiches monthly for ImmaCare.

2. Collect coffee and sugar monthly for The House of Bread (done by Faith Formation Confirmation Class).

3. Organize drives for various items such as food, snacks and school supplies.

4. Prepare and serve meals monthly at
ImmaCare, Inc. from October through May.

5. Prepare, cook and deliver a meal monthly for Mercy Housing & Shelter. (Done by the Women’s Club)

6. Provide transportation weekly to Mass for a visually handicapped parishioner.

7. Sponsor the Angel Tree to collect Christmas gift cards and gifts for numerous organizations.

8. Make 750 Care Bags for the homeless and 150 bags for trafficking victims per year.

9. Participate in activities related to human trafficking, such as monthly prayer groups and the Care and Prayer Group of The Underground NE to help & pray for victims.

10. Oversee and fund our parish health clinic, Centro Medico la Amistad in Honduras.

11. Provide opportunities for prayer, fasting and almsgiving during Lent, such as Lenten Giving Cards, CRS Rice Bowl Collection, Bunnies for Hunnies.

12. Participate in GHIAA (Greater Hartford Interfaith Action Alliance) to organize and advocate for justice.

13. Donate money to organizations we support.

14. Help Wethersfield families in need as identified by the Town of the Social Worker.

15. Work relationship building with St. Augustine Church in Hartford to help break down racial and cultural barrier.

Upcoming Projects/Events 

June 22nd & 23rd: Monetary Collection for Hawkwing (2nd collection)

Hawkwing, a 501c3 organization based in Glastonbury, “has served the people of Cheyenne River Sioux/Lakota Tribe (CRST) in South Dakota. It works to empower the people of CRST to enhance health and education, end hunger, bring clean water, and empower individuals to overcome generational repression through programs focused on personal and community development. Its vision is that the People of Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe get the chance to live healthy, fulfilling lives free of generational trauma and hardship while building better relationships among all people. With programs from micro-grants to major projects, Hawkwing has impacted the lives of nearly every person on CRST. Hawkwing is changing lives, healing hearts” (

July 20th & 21st: School supply drive for  Town of Wethersfield Social Services, Hawkwing and The Catholic Worker, St. Martin de Porres in Hartford.

SAC pot luck supper Sept. 10th 6 pm at Father Crawford Hall. All are welcome. 


Shelter Meal Recipes

Sandwich Collection

ImmaCare Shelter Meals

2023-2024 Project List

List of  Contacts for  Projects we Support

2022 Honduras Clinic Annual Report

2023 Honduras Clinic Annual Report



If you interested, please call Nancy Kiely at 860-989-5548.