Justice & Peace Committee
Rather than focus on why people don’t support and advocate for social justice, we commit ourselves to examining and exploring what motivates people to support social justice; act as allies, and support the rights of oppressed groups. We focus on consciousness-raising and prove opportunities for engagement with communities
The Justice & Peace Committee is organized by subcommittees. These dynamic clusters, composed of passionate and engaged volunteers, focus on systemic injustices and their impact on human lives and advocate for societal changes that improve the lives of those who face systemic oppression. We nurture lay leadership as well as personal faith through solidarity with oppressed groups and dedication to the greater good. Meetings take place monthly and are convened by Subcommittee Chairs for one hour. A combined meeting including all subcommittees follows. There is a dynamic quality to this process which allows for open communication, bonding, and supporting one another.
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Justice & Peace – Candra Healy, Committee Chair – [email protected] – 410-727-3848
Immigration – Vonetta Edwards – [email protected]
Economic Justice – Terry Cavanagh – [email protected]
Racial Justice – Toni Moore Duggan – [email protected]
Hunger & Poverty – Candra Healy – [email protected]
Environmental Justice – Len Heckwolf – [email protected]
Mission & Who We Serve
The Justice & Peace Committee of Saint Ignatius Catholic Community is dedicated to the service of faith and the promotion of justice. As a parish, we are called and challenged to articulate, advocate, and act upon critical social, economic, cultural and political issues that affect us, our city, and our world. We are called to be a resource to provide parishioners with opportunities to live out their faith through justice.
We encourage people to reflect on their experiences and to discern God’s presence in their lives. We seek to nurture leadership and personal faith by engaging, partnering with, advocating on behalf of, and being converted by the diverse urban community of Baltimore. Our priorities are advocacy, education, and social responsibility. Our work is carried out by subcommittees, ministries, and community partnerships.
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Get involved with our subcommittees!
We meet the second Thursday of every month at 6:30 PM. Find out more by visiting the specific subcommittees below.
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“Whenever you are engaged with work that serves humanity and is for the building of humanity, it has dignity and it has worth”
— Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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