The Fontbonne Social Justice Network

The Fontbonne Social Justice Network is a clearinghouse of information and important events for those who share a passion for social justice in our communities, our region, our country and our world. Rooted in the themes of Catholic Social Teaching, this network features a calendar of events both local and national, resources for those who wish to take up this important work and educational materials and resources to deepen our understanding.

Recommended Reading

Love leads to suffering, but we take the risk to love because we must

by Heidi Russell (National Catholic Reporter)

“The only antidote to the brokenness of the world is to surrender to love, to let that love act in us and through us, even when we know it may ultimately lead to heartbreak.”


Seeds of Justice Advisory Board

Nia Coleman, undergraduate student at Fontbonne

DeMarcus Davis, graduate student student at Fontbonne

Pat Dougherty, Retired, Senior Director of Advocacy Catholic Charites; Retired Missouri Senator and Representative

Christine Dragonette, Director, Social Ministry, St. Francis Xavier (College Church)

Sofia Gonzalez, St. Louis scientist

Mike Halterman, Retired, Executive Director, Catholic Charities of Kansas City

Jack Krings, Retired

Tom Nolan, Retired, Executive Director, Access Academies; Director, Loyola Academy -St. Louis; Executive Director, Human Rights Office, Archdiocese of St. Louis

Michelle Miller, Director, Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs, Focus St. Louis

Margaret Mary Moore, Director, Theology & Life Institute, Inc.

Bernie Sammons, Founder and President, Social Justice 4 All (SJ4A); co-leader, Peace and Justice Team, St. Clare of Assisi

Fr. Jack Schuler, Pastor, St. Cronan Catholic Church

Mari Torres, undergraduate student at Fontbonne

Contact Us

Questions? Contact Kim Westerman at