The Historic St. Francis Xavier Church of the Pastorate of St. Ann/St. Wenceslaus and St. Francis Xavier, host their annual Revival entitled "Your Condition Is Not Your Conclusion" It will take place at the church Thursday, November 29th through Saturday, December 1st at 6:30 p.m. on each of the three evenings. The Revival will be led by Reverend Maurice J. Nutt, C.Ss.R., D.Min.
Redemptorist Missionary Vice-Postulator of the Cause for Canonization of Sr. Thea Bowman, FSPA.
On Sunday, December 2nd, the First Day of Advent, Most Reverend William E. Lori, Archbishop of Baltimore will make his Pastoral Visitation to our Pastorate of St. Ann, St. Wenceslaus and St. Francis Xavier. Archbishop Lori will celebrate the 11 am Mass at St. Francis Xavier on this day. All parishes within the Pastorate are invited to attend. This will be the only 11 am Mass on this day. There will be no Mass at St. Ann’s. A 9 am Mass will be offered at St. Wenceslaus. A luncheon celebration will be held immediately following Mass in St. Francis Xavier’s Church Hall where the Archbishop will meet and speak with parishioners. Pray for God’s Spirit to bless and inspire all who will be a part of our Pastorate Pastoral Visitation.
The Josephites Fathers & Brothers will celebrate their 125th Anniversary November 16–17 with a Mass of Thanksgiving at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Banquet to follow at the Baltimore Convention Center. Please help the Josephites keep to their missions to the African American Community and support the Josephite programs home and abroad. For more information please review the flyer inserted in this week’s bulletin.
B.U.I.L.D (Baltimore United in Leadership Development) will hold a listening session tomorrow evening, Monday, October 29th, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Dr. Bernard Harris Elementary School, 1400 N. Caroline St. You are invited to bring your ideas and voice your opinions for plans in in the community. Free refreshments will be served. All are welcome!
Bishop Madden invites you to join him for his next prayer walk tomorrow evening, Monday, October 29, beginning at 5:30 pm., at Holy Cross (110 East West Street, 21230). The evening will begin with a light meal at 5:30 p.m. and end before 7:30 p.m. During the walk, we will pray at specific locations that have been affected by violence, and for all those individuals who have been so terribly affected by violence, and for a change of heart in those given to violence.
Please join us for a Pastorate Day of Prayer Saturday, October 6th 10 am – 12 pm, St. Ann’s Church and Prayer Garden. All are invited as the three parishes of St. Ann, St. Wenceslaus and St. Francis Xavier come together for a day of worship and prayer. A light breakfast will begin at 9:30 am inside Mother Seton Academy Hall.
Please join us for St. Ann’s Movie Night for a showing of “A Question of Faith”, 7 pm in the Anchorage. Refreshments will be provided. All are invited to attend this FREE SHOWING. Please use the sign-up sheet in the back of church if you are interested in attending the event.
Baltimore City Mayor, Catherine Pugh and the Department of Human Resources will host WorkBaltimore 2018: Empowerment to Employment Convention on Wednesday, September 26 & 27, at the Baltimore Convention Center. There will be 30 days of Pre-Convention Workshops, Seminars and Job Readiness Activities from August 20 – September 21 that will focus on Applying for Baltimore City Careers, How to write a compelling resume and Learning other Applicant Essentials. For more details and registration visit WorkBaltimore.BaltimoreCity.gov or call 410-396-9897. If you do not have a computer at home, you are welcomed to visit the Church Office.
Bishop Madden invites you to join him for his next prayer walk on Wednesday, September 19 at Immaculate Conception Church (1512 Druid Hill Avenue, 21217). The evening will begin with a light meal at 5:30 p.m. and end before 7:30 p.m.
During the walk, we will pray at specific locations that have been affected by violence, and for all those individuals who have been so terribly affected by violence, and for a change of heart in those given to violence. Parking: There is on-street parking around the church.