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Many Thanks for a Wonderful Forum!

On Tuesday November 16th, the Justice and Peace Committe held a community forum to help better inform voters for the upcoming Maryland Gubernatorial election. The church hosted 4 of the canditates for a successful discussion. Official Press Release OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE: Monday, November 1, 2021 CONTACT: Candra Healy | St.

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The Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Blood transports oxygen, it returns carbon dioxide as well as cleansing and nurturing the body with food and hormones. Some faint at the sight of it. We think of all the blood spilled in the world today and pray for peace. Christ’s blood was necessary. But our brothers and sisters

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Mark 6:7-13: Jesus: Principles of Ministry

by Jeff Stott Jesus game plan can be summarized in two words: “Follow Me.” Follow me and I will make you fisher of people. Follow me and you will become like me. Follow me and you will find life. Follow me and you will discover your kingdom purpose and mission.

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The Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time 

Every time I assisted pilgrimages to the Holy Land, we stopped in Magdala. It is the site of a memorial church built recently to Women of the Gospels. You walk into the church and a dome is held up by seven pillars with women’s names on them. These are heroines

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Mark 5:21-43: When Jesus Moves Slowly

by Nat Holdridge “Waiting is the hardest part,”  singer/songwriter Tom Petty once crooned. We all know this to be true.  We know believers are called to “put on…patience” (Colossians 3:12). We know the Bible is filled with related words — long-suffering, endurance, steadfastness, and waiting.  But this waiting with patience

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The Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time

Dear Friends in Christ, This June, let us advocate for migrants at our southern border who face mortal danger. Many Latinos have varied but valid reasons to come to our door: death squads in their home countries, gangs that had been extorting money from them, misguided leaders who ruined economies

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The Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

The Rule of Law and Humility. It’s a shame whenever people break the law and gloat about it. Since moving to Baltimore, on a number of occasions I have nearly lost my life to reckless drivers who decided it’s within their right to drive over 100 miles an hour on an

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The Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

The world news depresses me. And the news agencies know it depresses everyone. NBC like their broadcasting companies neutralize the sadness of the world with a feel good story like a little dog who escaped its kidnappers and found its way home after four months or the child who raised

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Environmental Justice Committee Report, 2023-24

This St. Ignatius Environmental Committee answers Pope Francis’s urgent call to care for our common home and avert impending environmental catastrophe. Committee members have dedicated themselves to 1) education, 2) advocacy, and 3) action.  Education Published in the Ezine (and sometimes on the EJ website and in the print bulletin)

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The Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Blood transports oxygen, it returns carbon dioxide as well as cleansing and nurturing the body with food and hormones. Some faint at the sight of it. We think of all the blood spilled in the world today and pray for peace. Christ’s blood was necessary. But our brothers and sisters

The Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time 

Every time I assisted pilgrimages to the Holy Land, we stopped in Magdala. It is the site of a memorial church built recently to Women of the Gospels. You walk into the church and a dome is held up by seven pillars with women’s names on them. These are heroines

The Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Blood transports oxygen, it returns carbon dioxide as well as cleansing and nurturing the body with food and hormones. Some faint at the sight of it. We think of all the blood spilled in the world today and pray for peace. Christ’s blood was necessary. But our brothers and sisters

The Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time 

Every time I assisted pilgrimages to the Holy Land, we stopped in Magdala. It is the site of a memorial church built recently to Women of the Gospels. You walk into the church and a dome is held up by seven pillars with women’s names on them. These are heroines

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