Thursday, January 14, 2021

Sunday Livestream for January 17, 2021


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Faith Communities of Baltimore With Pride (FCBWP) Event on January 18, 2021

A message from FCBWP: Because of your outstanding support for Black Lives Matter rallies we have a new name to reflect this special diversity. BLACK LIVES MATTER INTERFAITH COALITION (BLMIC) To start the new year of 2021, the BLMIC will hold a special rally to honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. All BLMIC co-sponsors and supporters are called to join in the January 18th Dr. MLK Jr. and BLM Car Caravan. The Event Agenda is as follows: 10:30 a.m.: We will gather at the St. Matthews-Woodbourne parking lot. The plan is to decorate our vehicles with "washable window chalk" and signs with the words of MLK and BLM. Washable window chalk will be available. Please bring any other signs that you wish to display. 11:00 a.m.: Guest speaker, event comments, route directions and prayer. (Copies of the route directions will be available) 11:15 a.m.: Begin caravan. The caravan will follow this route; Loch Raven Blvd. (North). Right on Belvedere/ Echodale(East). Right onto Belair Rd (South). Right on North Avenue (West). Right on Charles St. (North). Right on Northern Parkway (East ). Right on Loch Raven Blvd. (South) ending at St. Matthews. 12:15 p.m.: Estimated time of return to St. Matthews 12:20 p.m.: Final comments, Plans for next event, Closing Prayer. Follow on facebook: Questions or comments--- contact BLMIC Planning Team at 717-891-6156 or If you are interested in attending, need directions to St. Matthews, would like to car pool or caravan to St. Matthews or would like a copy of the caravan map/directions please contact Charlie Ernst (410-859-8298) or e-mail at

Praying with ICONS ; To Start the New Year


ICONS of Mary Workshop, with Prayer and Reflection

presented by Rev. Monica Kennedy

This 3-part Workshop is open to everyone, whether Praying with Icons is new to you or as a means to refresh and renew this form of prayer for you.  Mother Monica will introduce participants to the historical and spiritual significance of icons from the very early church.  She will offer shared reflections and silent prayer time with optional sharing. 

The workshops will be held on:

Friday, January 8, 2021 from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. via Zoom using the Icon “Our Lady of Perpetual Help”.

Friday, January 15, 2021 from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. via Zoom using the Icon “Madonna and Child on Curved Throne”.

Friday, January 22, 2021 from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. via Zoom using the Icon “Our Lady of the Sign”.

Share the below Link with a friend and join us as often as you are able as we start a new year of promise and possibilities.

Please call Alice Jo Weaver with any questions (443-848-7439).  We hope to see you then.

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 818 0819 3694
Passcode: 260944

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Nominations for the PLT

In this new year of possibilities and hope, St. Charles of Brazil continues to move forward in answer to God's call to serve our community inclusively and unconditionally. We encourage you to submit a nomination, or submit your own name, to fill the two open seats on the Parish Leadership Team. Our Annual Parish Meeting is scheduled for Sunday February 21, 2021. The voting will be done virtually during the week prior to the Parish meeting. The Parish meeting will also be done virtually through ZOOM. Complete details will be provided as the date gets closer. As of this NewsWire our slate of nominees are: Sharon Glass and Jackie Ryan. If you are interested in being added to this slate of nominees please contact Alice Jo Weaver by phone: 443-848-7439 or via e-mail: with any questions or nominations. Thank you! Alice Jo Weaver Nominationg Officer

Virtual Fellowship Invitation

The Parish Life Team met last evening and voted to resume Sunday Virtual Fellowship starting December 13th. The Zoom Session will begin at  1:00 p.m. This will be an ongoing Zoom event for  December and January. At our January Team Meeting we will discuss its success. If it goes well, we will continue every Sunday going forward until we have free access to St. Christopher's once again. 
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Thursday, January 7, 2021

Sunday Livestream for January 10, 2021

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Thank You from Hope For All

This message is from the HOPE FOR ALL website: " We love how our supporters are inspired during the holiday season to spread the joy of giving" Below is a summary of the items received from St. Charles Of Brazil in December. Baskets; Eight (8) Cleaning Items; Forty Six (46) Paper Goods; Fifty Two (52) Personal Hygeine Items; Forty Seven (47) Cookware; Thirteen (13) Misc. Items Sixteen (16) There were over a total of 180 individual items that were literally a "Truck Load" of items delivered. Once again, Thank you for your generous support!!