Current Project

Current Project

St. Ignatius Joins the Worldwide “Share the Journey” Campaign for Immigrants and Refugees

On September 27, Pope Francis launched the two-year campaign, calling on Catholics and the faithful to ‘encounter’ migrants and refugees in an effort to break down barriers of fear and build bridges of understanding and hospitality.

Past Project

Immigration Subcommittee Hosts DC Detention Network Training

The Immigration Subcommittee hosted a training session for those wishing to make social visits to people who are detained by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in Maryland.

The Immigration Subcommittee was formed by parishioners concerned about the injustices faced by immigrant, refugee and asylee families and individuals. Today’s immigrants leave their home countries because of intense violence, lack of opportunity, economic or legal injustices and persecution due to religion, gender, sexual orientation or political affiliation. We feel called by the Gospel and guided by Catholic Social Teaching to welcome the stranger by seeing in the immigrant the face of Christ. America is a country built by immigrants, most of us need to look back only one or two generations to discover our own immigrant ancestors.

Contact Information

Vonetta Edwards
Immigration Subcommittee Chair
immigration@st-ignatius.net

 

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.

Details, facts and articles regarding Family Mentoring

Things you can do right now that will make a difference.

Details on upcoming events sponsored by the Immigration Subcommittee

Visit events presented by the Immigration Subcommittee in the past.

A collection of articles including immigration myths & human rights facts

A list of external partners and references committed to immigration needs

Source

Article/Report

Jesuit Relief Service

Baltimore, MD, 16 January, 2018 – St. Ignatius Parish in Baltimore, MD has taken many actions to respond to Pope Francis’s call to welcome, protect, promote, and integrate refugees and migrants. Here are six of them they’ve shared…READ MORE

“Runners for Others”:  Ignatian 5 K Run

We are proud to announce that the Runners for Others: An Ignatian 5K will present the 2018 “Beyond the Finish Line” Award to Vonetta Edwards, PhD!! This annual award celebrates Ignatian service and commitment to others by honoring an individual possessing the vision, courage, humility and stamina to make great things happen. READ MORE

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