What We Do

The mission of the Center for FaithJustice is to inspire the next generation of leaders by creating programs to serve those in need and educate for justice in the Catholic tradition.

Named for the biblical passage that inspired them, “Faith without works is dead” (James 2:26), our signature WorX programs unfold through week-long mission retreats incorporating equal parts direct service to those in need and intensive reflection on Catholic Social Teaching.  Read more.

Be sure to check out our WorX Summer Spotlight 2017 and help us spread the news of good worX in your community! Send us your stories of alumni in action.

Summer 2017 Highlight Reel! #BestSummerYet #SeeYouin2018

TESTIMONIALS

  • “I would really like to commend CFJ’s staff. They were a model team-- awesome with our students at both the service sites and during the content activities.”

    Partner
  • "WorX participants truly come home ignited – they are absolutely on fire to change the world."

    Parish Partner
  • “I want to commend you on ServiceworX. My son came home moved and changed. In his words, the week was ‘amazing’ and he ‘would love to do an additional week.’ That’s incredible, to hear a 13 year old boy so impacted, sharing details and stories with me. . . And this is a boy of few words!”

    Parent
  • “WorX volunteers were consistently cheerful and enthusiastic in their service, regardless of the task at hand. It is always great to have the youthful energy and spirit that the WorX groups bring.”

    Community Partner
  • “It’s safe to say I owe my vocation, career, and even my marriage to the Center for FaithJustice!  I am just one of many."

    Alumnus
  • “I gained confidence this week through connecting with the people I served and from my experiences, was challenged to pursue my calling to help others.”

    Participant

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We are absolutely delighted and honored to welcome Krysta Ortiz as the 2017-18 FaithJustice Fellow. Krysta joined us as part of LeaderworX 2017 and we are #blessed to have her stay for the academic year. Check out some of her thoughts on continuing her FaithJustice journey with us and join us in wishing her well!!! #WorX #LeaderworX

Estamos emocionados y agradecidos a decir "bienvenida" a la Fellow de FeJusticia 2017-2018, Krysta Ortiz. Krysta pasaba el verano con nosotros como parte de LeaderworX 2017 y estamos bendecidos que de se quede para el ano academico. Visiten a us blog para aprender mas de sus pensamientos y sentimientos. Bienvenida, Krysta!

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We are all over today!!! Building bridges between our community partners and students at Georgian Court for capacity-building projects; introducing our FaithJustice Fellow to her placement at Catholic Charities; WorX planning meetings across the region. #HaveCarWillWorX ... See MoreSee Less

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FaithJustice Fellowship Program

The Center for FaithJustice is honored to welcome Krysta Ortiz as the 2017-18 FaithJustice Fellow. Krysta joined us as part of LeaderworX 2017 and we are blessed to have her stay for the academic year. Krysta will be blogging throughout the year, reflecting on life at the Casa, her placement at Catholic Charities, and her evolving FaithJustice journey.  Check it out and share widely with the young people in your life!

The FaithJustice Fellowship is an academic-year-long service immersion program for applicants of any age, from new college graduates to adults looking for service opportunities or a possible career change. The program runs annually from September – June 2018 in partnership with many neighboring community service organizations.  If interested, please contact Sabina Marroquin for more information.

 

CFJ IN THE NEWS

Did you miss our recent front-page feature story in the Trenton Monitor?  Check out Publications and News to read this article and more.

The Center for FaithJustice is proud to be recognized by these and other mission-minded organizations.

Donations can also be mailed to our headquarters: 24 Rossa Avenue, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Please make checks payable to the Center for FaithJustice.  CFJ is a tax-exempt 501(c)3 charitable organization. Your donations are exempt to the extent allowed by law.

We could not do our good WorX without you.  Your gift matters!  Thank you for your support. 

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