Mission Matters: Oct. 4, 2016

This week’s “Parish Table Talk”: Project Rachel retreats; 35 years of Our Daily Bread; 40 Days for Life; Pastoral Staff Day; plus this Thursday’s blog post.

Watch for this Thursday’s Post:

Keeping Our Eyes On Christ by Sue Gudenkauf, Coordinator of Deaf Ministry

•  Upcoming Project Rachel retreats: Rachel’s Vineyard weekend retreats for women and men will be held October 14-16, 2016 and March 17-19, 2017.  Come to the Waters retreats for women will take place November 19, 2016 and April 8, 2017. This video, produced by the Rachel’s Vineyard team in Madison, WI, offers a beautiful witness to the healing and hope on a Rachel’s Vineyard retreat weekend. For more information visit the Project Rachel website or call  410-625-8491.

•  Hungry for Change: On Wednesday, October 26, Catholic Charities will host a forum on poverty featuring distinguished speakers who will address the extreme poverty facing Americans with a focus on Catholic social teaching. A reception will follow the event. Additionally, please consider sharing information with your colleagues and parishioners on regional receptions as part of Our Daily Bread’s 35th anniversary.

•  40 Days for Life: The United for Life bus tour is coming to MD!  We have all kinds of resources for you to share with your parishioners in your church or at the vigil sites (Frederick, Catonsville, Fullerton, Annapolis). Visit the 40 days for Life website for more details.

•  Pastoral Staff Day: Thank you to all who attended this important session for our Archdiocese at St. Michael’s Church yesterday! We will have more information and resources for you and your parish in the following weeks. If you have any questions or comments about yesterday’s meeting or about the Be Missionary Disciples Planning Process in general, we encourage you to share them with us and to leave your feedback below.



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