Bridge Prison Ministry Presentation – July 22, 2018

St. Ignatius and the Justice & Peace Committee welcome Rev. Scott Adams of Campus Ministry at Loyola University Maryland to introduce a new Prison Ministry Bridge Project in the Chapel of Grace on Sunday, July 22, 2018 immediately following the 10:30 AM Mass. 

Prison Ministry Bridge Project Overview 

The Prison Ministry Bridge Project is a faith-based initiative designed to provide support to justice concerned women, men and youth by engaging them in thought provoking and inspiring spiritual gatherings at Baltimore/Maryland Correctional Institutions. Groups will be unisex and members and friends from St. Ignatius are welcome to participate. READ MORE

Earth Day at St. Ignatius – April 22, 2018

At St. Ignatius the Green Team is working to bring our parish into closer alignment with God’s Earth. Join us on April 22nd for liturgy and fellowship that focuses our attention on these critical environmental issues. On Earth Day, the Fellowships after the 10:30 AM and 6:00 PM Masses will be sponsored by the Green Team and will include lots of great foods including vegan and vegetarian dishes, fair trade coffee, and organic cookies, plus the Green Library will have its ribbon cutting after 10:30 AM Mass. READ MORE

Plant Trees with Blue Water Baltimore – April 18, 2018

The St. Ignatius Green Team is engaging with community groups throughout Baltimore to partner in environmental efforts including tree plantings and neighborhood clean up. Join us on April 18th for our first effort with Blue Water Baltimore to plant trees in the Druid Heights Neighborhood. READ MORE

Documentary: “Beyond the Dream” – April 15, 2018

Roadtrip Nation: Beyond the Dream brings to light the stories of those confined to the darkest shadows in American society: undocumented immigrants. The film follows Alexis, Rachel, and Pratishtha, who were each brought to the U.S. at a young age by their parents. They all have temporary relief from deportation, but not legal status. READ MORE

Racism in the Catholic Church – April 14, 2018

Pope Francis said, “Racism today is the ultimate evil in our world.”

Dr. Greer G. Gordon’s back by popular demand following the Call to Action Conference this past October. Greer will continue our exploration of Racism in the Catholic Church, specifically here in Baltimore. READ MORE

Ecumenical and Interfaith Prayer Service – April 12, 2018

Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr. READ MORE

Bishop Madden’s Prayer walk for Peace in the City on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The St. Ignatius Justice & Peace Committee is hosting this month’s Prayer Walk for Peace in the City with Bishop Madden. This Lenten walk, on  Wednesday, February 28, beginning at 5:30 PM, will begin here at St. Ignatius (740 N. Calvert Street). READ MORE

Maryland Fight For $15 Campaign Launch

A J&P Economic Justice Subcommittee Event. In honor of Dr. King’s dream of ending poverty, join Maryland FF $15 to fight to raise wages for Maryland workers statewide. READ MORE

Film Showing: I Am Not Your Negro

Presented by the Racial Justice Subcommittee of the St. Ignatius Justice & Peace Committee, I Am Not Your Negro envisions the book that social critic James Baldwin never finished. READ MORE

39th Annual Social Ministry Convocation

Join us for the 39th Annual Social Ministry Convocation (SMC) on March 3, 2018 for a day of prayer, education, and solidarity to inspire and renew us in living out Catholic Social Teaching and working for a peaceful and just society. READ MORE

Warriors of Healing

The nativist and racial demagoguery of past year has revealed and emboldened the evil of racism. This evil continues to undermine the credibility of the Church and tears at the fabric of our schools, work places, neighborhoods, and city. It is the original sin of the American republic. READ MORE

Past Event Sampling

Guns, Freedom and Human Dignity

A panel discussion featuring Baltimore County Police Chief, Jim Johnson; Professor and Author Firmin DeBrabander; and Community Activist, Joshua Smith. READ MORE

Concrete Rose

A lecture by community activist, Joshua Smith in the aftermath of the uprising in Baltimore. The focus was on mentoring, spiritual formation and workforce development for the young black men in Baltimore city. READ MORE

Racial Justice Harmony

This event was to reflect on our Christian call to Racial Justice. It included a reception with Cultural Foods; Meet & Greet; Exhibit of St. Ignatius Church’s history of involvement with the African American Community. READ MORE

Cracking the Codes

As part of the “Keeping the Dream Alive – a celebration of the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. St. Ignatius presented the interactive documentary Cracking the Codes; The System of Racial Inequity as the springboard to a Racial Dialogue Event. READ MORE

Housing For All

St Ignatius reserved a Sunday for signing a petition following each weekend Mass to place a charter amendment on the Baltimore City ballot for an affordable housing trust fund to support families of four making less than $41,500 per year. READ MORE