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Rather than focus on why people don’t support a stronger relationship with God’s earth. The Environmental Justice Subcommittee works to examine and explain what can motivate individuals and groups to improve the condition of the environment through direct action and advocacy in support of nature. READ MORE

Contact Information

Len Heckwolf
Environmental Justice Subcommittee Chair
[email protected]

Justice & Peace Meetings

The Justice & Peace Committee generally meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 6:30 PM. Click here for compete information.

Current Projects

This holy season is an invitation to deepen our relationship with God. Although we will no longer be meeting in person during Lent due to the Covid19 mandates, we still have the Lenten Reflection Portal available for you to access our readings and reflections from the comfort of your own home. Continue on to each week’s readings and reflection questions.


Tree Planting

Each month the Environmental Justice Subcomittee will work on tree planting projects throughout the City. These efforts assist neighborhoods in imoproving their appearance and environmental footprint. See past event flyer



The Environmental Justice Subcomittee is working on elliminating all paper waste from the parish by implementing a program to introduce compostable paper cups, plates, and utensils to all parish functions.


Neighborhood Clean-ups

Sign up for a cleanup of the Jonestown neighborhood on Saturday, June 16th
– (details coming).


The Green Library

We are building a library of environmentally focused books and publications in the back of Ignatian Hall – check it out

Past Projects

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Earth Day 2019

The Environmental Justice Subcommittee coordinated the April 27th and April 28th events which featured liturgy on our relationship with God’s earth, healthy foods and fellowship, and many other environmental focuses and videos. Click here to see e-zine and event communications.


Laudato Si Reading Group

Over 30 parish members participated in reading Laudato Si over three weeks of meetings and discussions. To view event flyer, click here.


Druid Heights Neighborhood Tree Planting

St Ignatius assisted Blue Water Baltimore in planting a dozen trees in Druid Heights on April 18th. The event was the first of what will become our tree-planting program. Click here to see event announcement.


A compiled list of home energy tips – all of which you can do right now!


Check out our online Green Library and our Green Lending Library in Ignatian Hall.


Those within the Maryland area with whom we serve, partner, and collaborate.


Details on upcoming events sponsored by the Green Team Subcommittee