Lent 2023 @ StV
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February 2023 Note from Council President
Dear Sisters and Brothers of St. Vincent’s Parish community,
Yes, a month has passed into the new year already. It is hard to believe that we are well into February and Lent begins next week (now this Wednesday)!!! I hope we are all ready with great anticipation for Easter with Lent as our pathway. As promised, this is a summary of the discussions/decisions from our Parish Council Meeting on February 14, 2023.
Read the rest of Geri Sicola’s message here.
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In their memory
This beautiful votive candle-holder was made by young artisans at the South Baltimore Community Land Trust, which organization works for development without displacement. In our prayer alcove, the parish keeps this perpetual light beside the names of those who have been murdered in Baltimore City. St. Vincent’s, through the efforts of our Racial Equity Group, provides support for the SBCLT.
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Click above to make a donation to St. Vincent’s Parish (#1406 – use the drop-down menu) through GiveCentral. Please use the “notes” field to indicate whether your gift is for regular Offertory, for Donations General (to support the missional life and work of the parish), or restricted to our charitable work for people in need, including those experiencing homelessness.
Finding Our Why
The Vision Statement of St. Vincent de Paul Church (adopted Advent 2022).
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Welcome to St Vincent’s!
Our Saturday 6 PM Mass is in-person only.
Our Sunday 10 AM Mass is hybrid: both in-person and live-streamed. We live-stream on the parish YouTube Channel: www.youtube.com/c/stvincentchurchbaltimore Join us!
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“The fruits, the seeds, the weeds of synodality”
Click to download, read and share Enlarge the Space of Your Tent: the Document for the Continental Stage of the synodal process. This document “… is loaded with the exquisitely theological treasure contained in the experience of listening to the voice of the Spirit enacted by the People of God, allowing its sensus fidei to emerge.”
Click to read Letting Our Voices be Heard: the St V parish synodal report.
Comments may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Read the Synodal Synthesis of the Archdiocese of Baltimore.
Read the USCCB National Synthesis of the People of God
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All are welcome: come as you are!
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St. Vincent’s Response to the Need for Church Reform
The parishioners of St. Vincent’s share a deep concern over the crises of abuse and lack of accountability in the Church, and the culture that contributed to this terrible situation. Committed to healing, justice, and peace, we call for, and work towards, the ecclesial and social change we so greatly need.
Vision Statement for the Committee on Church Reform
We, the People of God, are birthing a more transparent and collaborative Church.
Mission Statement of the Committee on Church Reform
We show up to initiate and grow transformative, reciprocal, and engaged relationships among laity, religious, and clergy. We hope to create and sustain meaningful change in the power dynamics and the structure of the Church. We will work toward the restoration and healing necessary due to the sexual abuse of children by priests and its cover-up.
Source Documents compiled by St. Vincent’s CCR in 2018 and 2019 on the topics of Church reform and the abuse of children and vulnerable people within the Church.
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