CCHD grant seekers information evening
Sep 08 2015 06:30 PM
St. Francis of Assisi Church Hall
3615 Harford Road
Baltimore, MD 21218

Neighborhood groups and non-profit agencies will receive assistance in understanding the process to apply for 2016 grants from the Catholic Campaign for Human Development. Pre-registration is encouraged. Event will run from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 410-235-5136.

The Sky's The Limit Bingo - Notre Dame Prep
Sep 11 2015 06:30 PM
815 Hampton Lane
Towson, MD 21286

Join us for a fun night of BINGO. $25 per person for 20 games with fabulous themed baskets for prizes. All proceeds benefit the senior activities of the NDP Class of 2016. 6:30-10 p.m. For more information, contact Cristina Chakales at 3forme@chakales.com or Nancy Hannafin at nhannafin@yahoo.com.

Sept. 11 Memorial Prayer Service, Dundalk
Sep 11 2015 07:00 PM
Our Lady of Hope Church
1727 Lynch Road
Dundalk, MD 21222

Our Lady of Hope will host a prayer service of peace remembering the victims of 9/11.

2015 NUN RUN
Sep 12 2015 08:00 AM
601 Maiden Choice Lane
Baltimore, MD 21228

The Little Sisters of the Poor, St. Martin's Home, invite you to participate in our 2nd Annual NUN RUN! The 5K and 1 Mile Run/Walk takes place Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 8:00 am at The Cathedral of Mary our Queen, 5200 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21210. We look forward to a morning of fun and friendly competition along with live entertainment and refreshments after the run. Registration fee is $35.00 (by July 12 with guaranteed Under Armour Performance shirt; $40.00 after July 12). The top runners (male and female) along with age bracket winners will be recognized. Special awards include: ""PARISH PRIDE AWARD"" (parish with the most runners represented) and ""SCHOOL CHALLENGE AWARD"" (school with the most runners represented). The winning school will receive the “FLYING NUN” traveling trophy to place in their trophy case for a year. Virtual Run details and ""I'm Sleeping In"" donation opportunities are available. Information: www.charmcityrun.com or www.littlesistersofthepoorbaltimore.org

St. Clare Parish Crab Feast
Sep 13 2015 12:00 PM
714 Myrth Avenue
Essex, MD 21221

All-you-can eat crab feast, noon-4 p.m. Cost: $45/adult; $15 for children 10 and under. For tickets, call 443-462-0746.

Spirit @ Work: a Young Adult Retreat
Sep 19 2015 12:00 AM
St. Ignatius Catholic Community
740 N. Calvert Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

Are you at a crossroads in your life, looking for the next step to take? Are you worried about so many little things, losing sight of what drives you? Maybe you’re just ready for something new, and excited to find out what that might be. No matter where you are, you’re invited to a day-long retreat to learn about how the Spirit is at work in you! The Spirit@Work retreat is designed for young adults in their twenties and thirties who are looking for guidance in discernment. Whether you are discerning a new vocation, relationship or trajectory, or you’re feeling stuck and looking for the Spirit’s wisdom, this will be an opportunity to learn about Ignatian discernment and reflect on your own life. Hosted by St. Ignatius Parish and sponsored by Charis Ministries and the Sisters of Bon Secours. When: Saturday, September 19th, 8:30 AM to 7:30 PM Where: St. Ignatius Catholic Community 740 N Calvert Street, Baltimore MD 21202 How Much: $15 for the day, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner To register: http://charis.website/retreats/retreat-details/register/?id=0 Questions? Contact Nick Stein: Phone: 410-442-3148 Email: nicholas_stein@bshsi.org

Resurrection of Our Lord’s Day of Fellowship and Fun
Sep 26 2015 12:00 PM
8402 Brock Bridge Rd
Laurel, MD 20724

A family-friendly, low cost, combined outdoor/indoor event consisting of multiple different ethnicities of food, drink, entertainment, vendors, a silent auction, and much more! Bring the family or just yourself – come join us for a day of fellowship and fun! Rain or shine, the event will be on! Proceeds benefit Resurrection of Our Lord parish and go to fund its many ministries. (Noon to 8 pm)

Knights of Columbus Council 10525 Charity Golf Event
Sep 28 2015 09:00 AM
5502 Mussetter Road
Ijamsville, MD 21754

Charity Golf Event: Monday September 28, 2015 there will be a Charity Mixed Scramble golf tournament at Holly Hills Country Club in Ijamsville, Maryland (near New Market and Frederick) Sponsored by the St. Michael’s of Poplar Springs Knights of Columbus Council 10525. This is our third annual event and proceeds will go to our council charities which include the Scholarship Fund, Operation Second Chance, Little Sisters of the Poor, St. Michael’s Food Cellar and the Alzheimer’s Walk. All men and women golfers are invited. Single golfers are $125 and a Foursome is $450. This cost includes continental breakfast, green fees with cart, goody/snack bag, 3 golf balls, buffet dinner after the round, premium drink ticket, long drive and closest to the pin contests for both men and women, free putting contest (first ball), door prizes at the dinner, free Davidus cigar, Hole-in-one Contest entry (prize for a hole-in-one is a 2 year car lease from Century Ford, Mt. Airy) and lots of fun. We will also have a silent auction. Contact John Sotak at (301-655-1103) or email jsotakjr_53@msn.com for a flyer and registration form. Special Note: We still have hole sponsors available and for $125 you can sponsor a disabled veteran to play in the event!

HoCoFolkFest
Oct 03 2015 12:00 AM
12290 Folly Quarter Road
Ellicott City, MD 21042

The annual HoCoFolkFest will be held on October 3, 2015 at the Shrine of St. Anthony located at 12290 Folly Quarter Road, Ellicott City MD 21042. The festival features a mixture of traditional Irish, Bluegrass, and Old Time music topped off with Irish Step Dancing and Appalachian Clogging. The festival is hosted by the Tanzanian Children's Project (www.tanzaniakids.org) which will donate the net proceeds to support health and education projects in Tanzania. These projects primarily benefit orphans, other vulnerable children, and women through Mother Child Healthcare (MCH) programs. The Knights of Columbus Columbia Council 7559 and the St. Vincent DePaul Society, both from St. John the Evangelist catholic church in Columbia will be selling food, beverages, beer, and wine. Several local non-profits will be on site promoting their organization and interviewing for volunteer opportunities. This festival and will be held rain or shine. Bring a lawn chair (low back beach chair preferred so that you won't block the view of people sitting on the ground behind you) or a blanket or quilt to sit on. Also if you play traditional folk music bring your instrument if you want to play in a session to be held during the festival. Instruments must be typically played in Irish, Bluegrass, or Old time music sessions (no brass, Saxophones, etc.). Tickets can be purchased in advance online at HoCoFolkFest.eventbrite.com or on the day of the event. Active military with a valid ID and children under 10 are FREE, adults $10, students $7, family $30. More information is available at Facebook.com/HoCoFolkFest or email HoCoFolkFest@gmail.com. No refunds in case of a rain.

St. Francis of Assisi Homecoming Celebration
Oct 03 2015 10:00 AM
3617 Harford Road
Baltimore, MD 21218

St. Francis of Assisi Homecoming Celebration! October 3, 2015 St. Francis of Assisi School announces an ALL SCHOOL, ALL CLASS Reunion to kick off our year of 60th Anniversary celebrations! All Alum are invited to come home, reconnect, and remember. Call or email Nicole Selhorst 410-467-1683, selhorstn@sfa-school.org October 3, 2015 • 10 am Pet Blessing at Father Hooper Field • 11 to 1pm School Open House for prospective families • 12 t 1 pm Alumni Soccer • 4 to 5pm School tours • 5 pm Alumni Reunion Mass • 6 to 10:30pm All School Reunion OKTOBERFEST Reception in Church Hall : tickets on sale beginning in mid August

Msgr. Raymond P. Kelly Council Knights of Columbus Annual Crab Feast
Oct 03 2015 06:00 PM
8513 St. Jane Drive
Riviera Beach, MD 21122

The Msgr. Raymond P. Kelly Council #10966 Knights of Columbus will be holding our annual crab feast on October 3, 2015 from 6-11pm at St. Jane Frances School hall, 8513 St. Jane Drive, Riviera Beach, Md 21122. In addition to steamed crabs we will be serving pit beef, ham and turkey along with corn on the cob, crab soup and assorted salads. Beer and wine are included in ticket price. Tickets are $45 and will not be available at the door. DJ music also provided. Get your tickets early before they are all gone! Proceeds to benefit the council's charitable programs. For tickets, contact Rick at 443-506-9566 (rjp3579@yahoo.com) or Jack at 410-437-1812.

Open Windows Festival; Celebrating the Spirit of Vatican II
Oct 25 2015 09:30 AM
St. Mary's Seminary and University
5400 Roland Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21210

Join us for our third and final Open Windows Festival on Sunday, October 25, 2015 from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM. To be held at St. Mary’s Seminary & University, Laubacher Hall, 5400 Roland Ave in Baltimore, MD and sponsored by the Retreat and Conference Center at Bon Secours, a ministry of the Sisters of Bon Secours. Our Mission Statement: The outgrowth of a coalition of faithful individuals and organizations who are committed to the Church: Our mission is to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of our Church’s Council by helping… the older generation to remember and renew the dream… the present generation to learn and live the vision… future generations to preserve and perpetuate the legacy… of the Mystery that was, is, and will always be THE SECOND VATICAN COUNCIL (Cf. Joel 3:1-2 and Acts 2:17-18) Schedule for the Day: 9:30am – Check-in 10:00 am – Welcome and Announcements 10:15-11:45 am – Panel Presentation on Nostra Aetate 11:45 am – Break 12 noon-1 pm – Interfaith Initiatives: Part I 1. Institute for Christian and Jewish Studies 2. Baltimore Jewish Council 1:00-2:00 pm – Lunch *Dietary laws observed with purchased lunches 2:00- 3:00 pm – Interfaith Initiatives: Part II 1. Ecumenical Institute of St. Mary’s Seminary & University 2. Muslim/Christian Dialogue 3:00-3:15 pm – Break 3:15-4:30 pm – Presentation on the Decree on Ecumenism 4:30 pm – Plenary/Prayer session 5:00 pm – Adjournment Nostra Aetate Presenters: Dr. John Borelli, Georgetown University. “Remembering Nostra Aetate: Vatican II, Inter-religious Dialogue, Comparative Theology and the Future” Dr. Heather Miller Rubens, ICJS. “Mapping the Theological Boundaries of Jewish-Catholic Dialogue Dr. Pim Valkenberg, Catholic University of America. “Muslim-Catholic Dialogue between Fear & Friendship.” Decree of Ecumenism Presenter: Archimandrite Constatine Moralis, Presiding Priest of the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation Lunches are available for $15 and need to be indicated on the registration form. Please note if you are a student and which school you attend. The student rate is $10. Additional information about Open Windows Festival can also be found at: www.openwindowsfestival.com

2015 GALA - CELEBRATING THE GIFT / LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR
Nov 14 2015 07:00 PM
601 Maiden Choice Lane
Baltimore, MD 21228

The Little Sisters of the Poor will host their 11th annual Gala – Celebrating the Gift. The event is Saturday, November 14, 2015 at Sheraton Baltimore North, 903 Dulaney Valley Road at 7:00 pm. Proceeds from this event go directly to pay our winter fuel costs at St Martin's Home which in 2013 and 2014 averaged over $30,000 a month. Enjoy our ""Celebrity Chef"" culinary twist to the evening featuring recipes by Father Patrick Carrion, Father Stan DeBoe, O.SS.T., Monsignor Rick Hilgartner and Father John Williamson. Be ready for some spirited bidding on our silent and live auction items along with a Wine & Dine raffle and a 50/50 raffle. Father Mark Bialek is featured soloist. Tickets are $150/person; Reserved table for 10/$1,500; Jeanne Jugan Sponsorship table for 8/$3,000. To simplify ticket/table/sponsorship purchases visit www.littlesistersofthepoorbaltimore.org and follow the Gala prompts for event information. Contact adevbaltimore@littlesistersofthepoor.org. or 410-744-9367 ext. 126 with questions.

St. Francis of Assisi, Baltimore
Dec 09 2015 06:45 AM
3615 Harford Road
Baltimore, MD 21218

On 12/9/2015 the SFA Sodality is sponsoring a bus trip to the Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular in New York City (orchestra seats). A deposit of $65 is due now and the $50 balance is due by 11/26/15. Lunch will be on your own in New York City. Dinner will be on your own at the Town & Country Restaurant in Bordentown, NJ. There are 2 pick-ups/drop-offs: 3615 Harford Road, Baltimore, MD 21218 and Hilltop Pizza, 1709 Edgewood Road, Edgewood, MD 21040. Return time is approx. 10:30 PM. Contact Barbara Jo Wuest at 410-488-3162 or barbarajo.wuest1@aol.com.