Justice & Peace

Category: Act Now

Stormwater Gardening Speaker Event – March 28th

Join us virtually on Monday, March 28 from 7:00 – 8:00 pm. Mary Lewis, the assistant Nursery Manager at Herring Run Nursery, will be presenting information about the work of Blue Water Baltimore and how we can address stormwater issues with native plantings. After covering the basics, we will dive

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Creating a Pathway to Citizenship

Catholic Social Teaching tells us that it is our “duty to welcome the foreigner out of charity and respect for the dignity and rights of the human person.”  Through our “Campaign for Hospitality,” the Ignatian Solidarity Network joins Pope Francis, as well as our Jesuit and other Catholic partners in creating

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Pruning for Environmental Justice 

The Environmental Justice Subcommittee invites parishioners to participate in a pruning project of trees planted by Blue Water Baltimore, an environmental non-profit.  The project will take place on February 19, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the median of the 1.2 mile stretch of US40, which was built in

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January is Hunger & Poverty Awareness Month

“Solidarity means much more than engaging in sporadic acts of generosity. It means thinking and acting in terms of community. It means that the lives of all are prior to the appropriation of goods by a few. It also means combatting the structural causes of poverty, inequality, the lack of

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Druid Hill Farmers Market

The Druid Hill Farmers Market continues working to bring you local farm-fresh fruits, and vegetables. We’d love it if you joined us in supporting our local farmers by attending our October market! Location: 3100 Swann Drive, Baltimore, MD 21217 Adjacent to the Rawlings Conservatory The Druid Hill Farmers market is

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World Day of Migrants and Refugees Prayer Service

In recognition of the upcoming World Day of Migrants and Refugees, the St. Ignatius Justice & Peace Committee will host a virtual overview, Sunday, September 26 at 1:00 pm, on the state of migration in 2021, and will offer personal perspectives on migration along with prayer for the estimated 82

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How to Help Afghan Refugees

The decision to withdraw American forces from Afghanistan has raised concerns about the human rights and safety of women and girls, as well as the safe migration of Afghan allies out of the country.The consequences of the withdrawal have hit close to our St. Ignatius community. One of our parishioners

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JARS – Jesuit Antiracism Solidarity East

JARS East is a space for those who have a passion for racial justice to come together to pray, reflect, and act.  JARS is open to all connected to the Province in any way: Jesuits, colleagues and friends.  Known primarily for our monthly consolation & desolation reflections on racism, which

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Caring for Our Common Home & The Renewing the Earth Campaign

The Universal Apostolic Preferences (UAPs) and the Laudato Si’ goals and action plan insist that the Jesuits pursue ecological conversion.  With transformed hearts, hearing the integrally connected cry of the Earth and the cry of the poor, we are called to the front lines where individuals and communities are responding

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Take Action by March 22 to Prevent Cuts to Refugee Assistance

Congress faces a March 22nd deadline to pass critical funding bills to avert a government shutdown. These funding bills include lifesaving assistance to meet the humanitarian needs of those arriving at our borders and millions of displaced persons overseas. Due to continued inaction by Congress, many essential U.S. humanitarian programs—both foreign and domestic—remain in limbo.

3 Things to Watch as Baltimore Considers Affordable Housing Requirements

After months of delay, a pair of bills requiring—and incentivizing developers to build more affordable housing units will be presented before the full Baltimore City Council Tuesday, and could be called for a vote. The bills are part of a package of what’s known as inclusionary housing legislation because they

Advocates Eye Tool to Fight Blight

Baltimore coalition launches effort to campaign for land bank to acquire vacant properties By Giacomo Bologna Iya Kenya MahaliyaDara loves her Northwest Baltimore home, but she’s getting tired of her neighbors. For the past seven years the 48-year-old Baltimore native has lived in a Park Heights rowhome she inherited from

Make Your Voice Heard

Please let President Biden and his administration know you strongly support temporary protective status (TPS) for immigrants from Nicaragua, Nepal, Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala by signing this petition from CASA. Since 1990, temporary protected status (TPS) has allowed migrants from countries with unsafe conditions to reside and work legally