The purposes of Call To Action - Western Washington (CTAWW) are religious, educational, and charitable. It is our goal to help effect changes in the Catholic Church. We embrace the national Call To Action platform and pledge ourselves to pursue, with the total Catholic community, the key reforms set forth in the following mission statement and the goals adopted for 2010-2011.
We are people of God called by the renewing Spirit of Vatican II to be prophetic voices in our church and the world in modeling the Gospel of Jesus. Our goals for 20010-2011 are to:
We love the Church and want the gospel message of compassion and openness to be heard in a world torn by oppression and prejudice. We are convinced the Church must be open and just in its structures and practices. We all have the obligation to make the Church one of inclusion and joy. Our hope is that we may help to "rebirth" the Church from the grassroots level, and as we do so we nourish our faith with other CTA members who share our persuasion.
CTA works for the kind of church personified by Pope John XXIII, glimpsed at the Second Vatican Council, and also —
Officers of CTAWW for 2011-2012
President: Betty Hill
Vice-President Rose Mary Rankins
Secretary: Pat Callahan
Treasurer: Louise McAllister
Listed below are other documents which help explain how and why we exist as a community:
We Support Intentional Fatih Communities. See Links Page
A Brief History of Call To Action
If you would like more information on Who We Are, especially on CTA's roots and development, substantial additional resources are available on the national organization's website.