Constitution of the Augustana Catholics in Action

Article I: Name

Section I. This organization will be known as the Augustan Catholics in Action (CIA)

Article II: Purpose

Section II Catholics in Action is dedicated to providing a dynamic Christ-centered Catholic presence at Augustana College. College in Action is devoted to providing an outlet to student who wants to grow in their faith in a Catholic context. Catholics in Action is also dedicated to building and maintaining a strong relationship to the Augustana Campus Ministry.

Section III. Our purpose will be accomplished through (through not limited to) a weekly gathering event, Mass, prayer, praise, hospitality, Christian fellowship, Catechesis, devotion to Mary and the Eucharist, Facilitation of prayer groups, bible studies, service groups, and retreats.

Article III: Membership

Section I. Catholics in Action will be actively advised by a non-student hired by the Diocese of Sioux Falls and Augustana College.

Section II. Catholics in Action will also have a student representative that will work directly with the advisor.
A. The student representative will be chosen yearly through an application process.
B. The student representative will also be a member of the Augustana chapel staff.

Section III. There will be a core group of committed students for the purposes of planning, development, and implementation of programming. They will meet on a weekly basis.

Section IV. Participation in Catholics in Action will be open to all students at Augustana College.