Catholic Social Ministries

About Catholic Social Ministries

To fulfill the Bishop’s Vision Statement for the Diocese of Dallas, Catholic Social Ministries provides spiritual care and guidance to anyone who is addicted, bereaved, deaf & disabled, hospitalized, or imprisoned.

Through prayer, formation and advocacy embrace diverse cultures throughout the different ministries in the Diocese so that together as the Catholic Church, we may continue the mission of Christ in the World.





 Resources to Assist during COVID-19 

Need help to manage stress while at home? Need assistance to find food, pay bills, or unemployment. Or do you just need a sympathetic ear? --->  Parent Resources
Need a safe place? Facing family violence?  Need to report suspicion of abuse, neglect, or exploitation?

Deacon Charlie Stump

Director of Catholic Social Ministry
(214) 379-2882

Eloisa Cortinas

Administrative Assistant
(214) 379-2883

Emily Alvarado


Fr. Alfred Asuncion

Hospital Chaplain - Parkland Health & Hospital System
(214) 590-8512

Rev. Joel Bako

Hospital Chaplain

Sr. Maria Gomez

Hospital Chaplain - Methodist Dallas Medical Center & Methodist Charlton Medical Center
(214) 947-2470

Kevin Prevou

Associate Director, Human Dignity and Respect for Life
(214) 379-2848

Deacon Hector Rodriguez

Hospital Chaplain - Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas
(214) 345-4772

Deacon Hugo Salinas

Hospital Chaplain - Baylor Scott & White Health Dallas
(214) 820-2558

Deacon Jose Trevino

Coordinator of Prison Ministry
(214) 379-2884

Melissa Waldon

Associate Director of Disabilities Ministries
(214) 379-2895