The Justice Office of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet and Consociates expresses the profound love of God and love of the dear neighbor without distinction through working for systemic change and promoting justice. By involving the community in education, advocacy, and action, we seek to meet the needs of our time.
Cheryl Peterson, Justice Co-Director
Cheryl is a St. Kate’s alum who wholeheartedly shares the CSJ priorities of community, spirituality, and justice. As a licensed social worker with experience working with adults and families in poverty and crisis, she is committed to engaging people of faith to act for justice to change the systems and structures that perpetuate inequality. Cheryl has done justice organizing at both the parish and Archdiocesan levels. She obtained her certificate in Spiritual Direction from the Franciscan Spirituality Center in La Crosse, WI.
Marty Roers, Justice Co-Director
Marty has local Minnesotan roots and promotes justice from local, national, and global perspectives. He has previously served as the Parish and Community Education, Engagement, and Leadership Manager at Catholic Charities Office for Social Justice of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Marty is particularly drawn to the CSJ mission, their grassroots model of promoting justice through working and task groups, and the charism of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet and Consociates which is deeply rooted in justice and the “profound love of God and love of neighbor without distinction.”
Lauren is a junior at St. Kate’s majoring in Political Science, Public Policy, and Economics and minoring in Spanish. She plays volleyball for the St. Kate’s Wildcats and worked as a summer camp counselor for four years. Lauren is passionate about civic engagement.