Quiet Place co-directors will sponsor a cookout
The Rev. Franklyn Miller and his wife, Phyllis, co-directors of The Quiet Place, will sponsor two summer events.
On Aug. 23, a cookout will be preceded by a discussion beginning at 6: 30 p.m. on "Quiet Intervals Antidote for Busy-ness." Hot dogs, hamburgers and beverages will be provided. Those attending are asked to bring a side dish or dessert.
Ladies Day will be held from 9: 30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 28. The subject to be discussed is "Protecting Your Interior Castle." Participants should bring a bag lunch.
Reservations should be made at least 24 hours in advance.
The Quiet Place is at 3548 Lawndale Road, Reisterstown.
Low-income groups to receive $115,000 in grants
The Campaign for Human Development will award $115,000 in grants Aug. 20 to seven local low-income groups that are working to eliminate poverty.
Retired Archbishop William D. Borders of the Baltimore Roman Catholic Archdiocese will award the grants -- ranging from $4,000 to $50,000 -- at a luncheon from 11: 30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Church Hall, 3615 Harford Road.
The recipients qualified for the grants by addressing the causes of poverty and working to change institutions that perpetuate poverty.
The campaign, now in its 26th year, was founded by the American Catholic bishops to educate Americans in the principles of social justice and to work with low-income, self-help groups. Funding for the grants comes from a yearly pre-Thanksgiving collection in Catholic parishes.
In Baltimore, Catholics have donated more than $2.5 million to the campaign since 1970, and about 90 groups have been awarded grants.
Bon Secours center appoints new director
Sister Carol Marozzi, S.S.J., was recently named director of the Bon Secours Spiritual Center in Marriottsville.
Marozzi was program and staff development coordinator at the spiritual center. She is a member of the Coordinating Council of Spiritual Directors International.
Pub Date: 8/09/96