The Racial Justice committee serves our parish and community, promoting human dignity through an understanding of racial justice as it relates to the Catholic faith. We offer educational resources and spiritual support to encourage growth in our hearts that leads toward justice and healing in our community.
If you are interested in volunteering or for more information please contact Joan Stine: firstname.lastname@example.org
Resources on Catholic Social Teaching
A summary document on The Church and Racism: Toward a More Fraternal Society Promulgated by the Pontifical Commission for Justice and Peace and Brothers and Sisters to Us Promulgated by the U.S. Catholic Bishops.
Open Wide Our Hearts: The enduring call to love a pastoral letter against racism. Promulgated by the U.S Catholic Bishops.
ArchBishop Lori's Pastoral Letter The Journey for Racial Justice.
Resources for Families
Service to Baltimore City
Service Project Ideas for Families:
Supporting Catholic Schools in Baltimore City
ActionHoco: A local group that aims to educate, collaborate, and change Howard County and Maryland to just for all.
Rehumanize DMV: Local branch of Rehumanize International for the DC, MD, VA area dedicated to education, discourse, advocacy, and action that follows the consistent life ethic. Organized by Resurrection's Savannah Ackerman.
Vagabond Missions: A non-profit that works to bring hope and the message of the Gospel to inner city teens. They work to break the cycle of violence, neglect, and broken families.
Be the Bridge: A ministry that works to promote racial unity through building discussion groups. They provide great resources regardless of where you are at in your journey.
Rehumanize International: A non-profit dedicated to creating a life of peace and ending all violence against humans.
Celebrating Cultural Catholic Traditions
Supporting Racial Justice as a Catholic
Catholics from multiple backgrounds discuss how racial justice relates to the faith.
Speaking about Racism as a Catholic Family
Moms and dads with children ranging from 3 months to 26 years old speak to their personal experience raising their children in the faith and having conversations about race. All families are from the Archdiocese of Baltimore.