Who do we serve?
We serve our parish and the larger Baltimore area to promote human dignity through an understanding of racial justice as it relates to the Catholic faith.
What do we do?
We offer educational resources and spiritual support to encourage growth in our hearts that leads toward justice and healing in our community.
How can I get involved?
We are looking to develop this ministry.
If you are interested in volunteering or helping to plan events and resources please contact Savannah Ackerman
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.
Supporting Racial Justice as a Catholic
Catholics from multiple backgrounds discuss how racial justice relates to the faith.
Resources for Families
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.
Service to Baltimore City
Service Project Ideas for Families:
Supporting Catholic Schools in Baltimore City
Ministries here at Resurrection:
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.
Equal Justice Initiative: The Equal Justice Initiative is committed to ending mass incarceration and excessive punishment in the United States, to challenging racial and economic injustice, and to protecting basic human rights for the most vulnerable people in American society.
Sister Thea Bowman Foundation: An organization that works to reestablish hope and opportunities which Catholic Schools can offer to black children.
An interview with Barry Simms
A local newscaster, father, and Catholic speaks about his experience both professionally and personally with racial injustice and discrimination.