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.
Child Protection Protocols Followed at St. Vincent’s
St. Vincent’s parish follows all protocols as set forth by the Archdiocese of Baltimore’s Office of Child and Youth Protection for the protection of children. Click above to read more.
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.