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Wherever we are, we follow the path Christ set for us when we knowingly, willingly, and joyfully demonstrate our faith. At St. Mary Magdalene, we can't keep our faith to ourselves! Sometimes our reach extends to our fellow parishioners, sometimes well beyond our doors. Find your perfect expression of Jesus' love through participation in our social action ministries. You'll know you're in the right place when you simply can't keep your faith to yourself!


Social Action Ministries

Helping Hands provides avenues for involvement to serve the needs of the less fortunate.  The ministry coordinates activities and collections such as the Souper Bowl of Caring, Catholic Parish Outreach Food and Baby Shower Drives, Wake Interfaith Hospitality Network, Migrant Worker Dinners, Thanksgiving meals, and the Advent Angel Tree.  Volunteers of all ages are needed for collections/deliveries, food preparation, and service opportunities. 

For information about this program, please contact either:

Kathy Barnack @ Email 919-363-1948

Susan Grant @ Email 919-362-0715

The Respect Life Group actively promotes the respect of human life from conception to natural death through prayer, education and action.

For information about this program, please contact either:

Paula Hils @ Email 

Parish Office @ Email, 919-657-4800 ext. 7281

The Parishioner Assistance Program provides confidential emergency or "bridge" service to parish members who are experiencing a crisis or other overwhelming or consuming event in their lives, whether it is a single or long-term event.

For information about this program, please contact:

Kathy Lynch @ email 919-210-2709

Dan Moskey @ email 919-986-8613


The Gabriel Project is a Catholic program that provides on-going support to women who are in the midst of a crisis pregnancy or who are struggling to care for a newborn baby.

For information about this program, please contact:

Kristin Drake @ Email 843-714-5563

The Prayer Line consists of dedicated individuals willing to offer daily private prayers for parishioners requesting it for a special need.  This ministry is open to all parishioners 16 years and older. 

For information about this program, please contact either:

Miriam Beck @  Email 919-924-1413

Amanda Mastropolo @ Email 919-387-0574

Our Lady of the Rosary Makers is a member driven group devoted to producing and distributing free rosaries to missions throughout the world, seminarians, soldiers, prisons, StMM Eucharistic ministers to the sick and the needs of our parish.

For information about this program, please contact either:

Heather Hunkele @ Email 919-303-0015

The Vocation Awareness Program helps to educate our parish on religious ife and support our diocese seminarians, usually meeting three times a year.

For information about this program, please contact:

Chris & Megan Brinkley @ Email 919-215-2516

Habitat for Humanity is an ecumenical Christian housing ministry whose objectives are to eliminate poverty housing from the world while building new relationships and a sense of community.  St. Mary Magdalene works with the Wake County Chapter of Habitat as a co-sponsor on projects. Co-sponsors pool their resources to provide funding and volunteer labor for the construction of a new home by providing opportunities for a diverse group of volunteers to work together with families in need of housing.  Habitat promotes a sense of community, while affirming the dignity of each family.

For information about this program, please contact:

Terry Loding @ Email 919-376-6714