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We invite you to Google these organizations to see our community’s local, national and international outreach to those in need, 2008-2017

  • American Red Cross (disaster relief in Joplin, Missouri)

  • Association for Survivors of Torture & Trauma (services to asylees and refugees)

  • Asylee Women Enterprises (assistance to clients & their families)

  • Catholic Charities, USA (disaster relief, Oklahoma City)

  • Catonsville Emergency Assistance (food, housing and social support services for persons in need in Southwest Baltimore County)

  • Central Asia Institute (education of girls & women in Afghanistan & Pakistan)

  • Chesapeake Bay Foundation (preservation of the Chesapeake Bay & its watershed)

  • Chloe’s Cause (services to families with children who experience Down Syndrome)

  • Christian Appalachian Project ( for over 50 years, the CAP has been improving the lives of Appalachian children, families and seniors struggling to escape poverty)

  • Churches of the Nativity and Holy Comforter (contributions to local food pantry)

  • DASH (Domestic Animals in a Safe Haven – no-kill animal rescue shelter)

  • Doctors Without Borders (hunger relief in Somalia)

  • First Fruits Farm (Christian farm that gives food to the Maryland Food Bank and other food-related charities in Maryland)

  • FONKOZE, USA (disaster relief in Haiti)

  • Fuel Fund of Maryland (emergency payment of fuel bills to low income families in need)

  • GEDCO C.A.R.E.S. (food pantry serving needy individuals in Northeast Baltimore)

  • Glenmary Sisters (small community of religious Sisters who minister in the southern United States and throughout Appalachia)

  • Go Fund Me (gifts to a number of individuals in need of emergency services )

  • Good Shepherd Ministries (pastoral care, social services and assistance to homeless individuals and families in Fort Meyers FL)

  • Hope for All (Christian non-profit organization serving needy families and children in Northern Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City, and areas of Appalachia)

  • Humane Society of Baltimore (protection of abused and abandoned animals)

  •  Intersection of Change, Inc. (formerly known as Newborn Holistic Ministries, Inc., gift for children’s programming)

  • Immigration Outreach Services Center (gift for mission trip to Nepal following an earthquake there)

  • Intersection of Change, Inc. (formerly known as Newborn Holistic Ministries, Inc., gift for children’s programming)

  • Jubilee Arts (affordable arts programming for children, adults, and families in Sandtown-Winchester, Baltimore City)

  • KIVA Loans (microfinance loans for small business entrepreneurs worldwide)

  • Kunzang Palyul Choling (KPC, Buddhist Temple & Monastery in Poolesville MD – support of interfaith peace activities)

  • Lazarus United Church of Christ (we gave a gift to this historic church in Baltimore County that suffered a destructive fire)

  • Martha’s Place (residential services to women in recovery from addiction)

  • Maryland Food Bank (food donated to needy families and to food pantries throughout Maryland)

  • Maryland SPCA (animal rescue shelter)

  • Mary's Pence (non-profit organization that invests in projects that support women’s well-being in the Americas and the Caribbean through grants and lending pools)

  • Mother Seton Academy (tuition-free middle school for low income students in Baltimore City)

  • Newborn Holistic Ministries, Inc. (pastoral and social services to the community of Sandtown-Winchester in Baltimore City)

  • Northeast Interfaith Labyrinth & Peace Garden (community garden promoting interfaith prayer and peace)

  • Northwood-Appold United Methodist Church (we gave a gift to this historic church in Baltimore that suffered a  devastating fire)

  • RAINN (Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network – telephone hotline services to women and girls in crisis)

  • RCWP-USA (Roman Catholic Womenpriests – support for the preparation of low income women for ordination to the priesthood in the Roman Catholic Church)

  • RCWP-USA, Eastern Region (financial support for Central American RCWP priest seeking asylum in the United States)

  • Safe House of Hope (drop-in and emergency services, information & referral, advocacy for men, women and children trafficked in Baltimore)

  • The Samaritan Women (national Christian organization providing restorative care to survivors of human trafficking)

  • Shelter Box (emergency assistance to Japanese tsunami victims)

  • Sister Simone Campbell & NETWORK (support of peace and justice activities on behalf of social and economic justice activities in the United States)

  • Sisters’ Academy (scholarships for low-income girls, private school, Grades 5-8)

  • Southwest Emergency Services (services to homeless families in Southwest Baltimore County)

  • St. Brigid of Kildare Roman Catholic Community of Calgary, Alberta CA (assistance for families left homeless after the Calgary floods)

  • St. Francis Borgia Deaf Center (mission ministry in Mexico pairing deaf youth in mentoring relationships with deaf adults)

  • St. John’s United Church of Christ (support for capital campaign; thrift store; food pantry)

  • St. Luke’s Episcopal Church (Eastport) Food Pantry (non-perishable food)

  • St. Mary of the Assumption Church (support for youth ministry service project on a Native American reservation in South Dakota

  • St. Oscar Romero Parish (assistance to migrant farm workers in Rochester NY)

  • The Children’s Home of Catonsville (long and short term residential care for children & youth, including treatment, foster care and psychiatric evaluation, Catonsville MD

  • Thumbuddy Special (adaptive educational and recreational equipment for children with special needs, Chicago IL)

  • Turning Pages Reading Club (books for correctional inmates and their children to read during family visits)

  • Tutwiler Clinic (free medical services to low income residents of the Mississippi Delta in Tutwiler MS)

  • United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative (education of dalit (untouchable) girls in the Musahar community, Bihar, INDIA)

  • U.S. Peace Corps (clean water project in Micronesia)

  • Wellness House of Annapolis (holistic healing services to families dealing with cancer and/or death from cancer of a family member)

  • Westside Homeless Shelter (services for homeless men in Southwest Baltimore County)

  • Women for Women International (support for women who have been marginalized by conflict, war and displacement through education and skills training, U.K.)

  • YANA (You Are Never Alone -- currently operating as Safe House of Hope, drop-in services for women and children prostituted in Baltimore City)

















Living Water Inclusive Catholic Community

A Conversation with the Rev. Gloria Carpeneto, Roman Catholic Womanpriest


Listening for Clues is pleased to present our new series, “Good News!” featuring weekly conversations with people who are making a difference in the world, large or small. We want everyone to know what they are doing, why they are doing it, and how.

In this episode, the Rev. Gloria Carpeneto, Roman Catholic Womanpriest, speaks about the Living Water Inclusive Catholic Community, a prophetic voice of inclusion, worship and ministry.,



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Podcast, this is catholic –  interviews with members of the Living Water Community about their engagement with Living Water and the Roman Catholic Womenpriest movement, as well as others exploring the wide range of what it means to be Catholic.

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  • La Clinica del Pueblo in Washington, DC - provides healthcare for undocumented immigrants (directed to the Children’s Fund)

  • Partners in Care in Pasadena MD - empowers older adults to remain in their own homes 

  • Days for Girls in Rockville MD - empowers girls and women with more dignity and safety through access to quality sustainable menstrual health management and education

  • Paths to Peace in Kenya - promotes interfaith dialogue and peaceful collaboration among individuals and faith-based organizations in Kenya

  • Newborn Community of Faith (Intersection of Change) in Baltimore MD – grows and provides healthy food for residents of Baltimore City through their Strength to Love Farms Project

  • Nyame Nti Cultural Healing Arts Therapy (N-CHAT) in Baltimore MD - works with youth in Baltimore, providing counseling and experience in the cultural arts, led by Dr. Dorothy Adamson Holley

  • St. Peter’s Church in Ellicott City MD - supported their Flood Relief Fund after the catastrophic flooding in Ellicott City in 2018

  • Nuns on the Bus (part of the Network Lobby) – supported their work toward furthering the Roman Catholic Church’s commitment to social justice, led by Sr. Simone Campbell

  • Society of Mary’s School, Our Lady of Nazareth, in Nairobi, Kenya - provided funds for two children to attend school for one year

  • NVCF Camp Fire Relief Fund - provides financial support to thousands of residents affected by the Camp Fire in California



  • Thurmont Ministerium (assistance with Community Emergency Food Bank and Summer Lunch Program for students in need)

  • Asylee Women Enterprises (assistance to three asylee women and their families resettling in the Baltimore MD area)

  • Quixote Center (support for their social justice advocacy work)

  • Good Shepherd Ministries, Fort Myers FL (assistance to a congregation member experiencing a housing emergency)

  • Central MD YMCA (scholarship for one child for one-week summer camp)

  • Omega Center at Rhinebeck NY (support of their work on behalf of education in evolutionary theology)

  • Anonymous Gifts (emergency gifts to two individuals in need)

  • Roman Catholic Womenpriests, Inc. (RCPW) Eastern Region (in support of women on the East Coast of the U.S. seeking ordination in the Roman Catholic Church)

  • Emergency assistance to immigrant families and children seeking asylum and being held at the southern border of the United States


  • Asylee Women Enterprises (ongoing support to women and their children seeking asylum in the U.S. who have settled in Maryland)

  • Catholic Charities, Houston TX (aid to families impacted by severe winter storms in Texas)

  • Maryland Food Bank (support for the Food Bank during the COVID crisis)

  • Helping Up Mission (support for this shelter serving homeless individuals in Baltimore)

  • Feeding America (national assistance to persons experiencing food insecurity during the pandemic)

  • Navajo Nation Office (assistance to indigenous peoples during the pandemic)

  • Immigration Outreach Services Center (emergency support for international  refugees in Maryland) 

  • No Kid Hungry in Maryland (support for school breakfast and lunch programs throughout Maryland
    during the COVID crisis)

  • Making Masks (support for a volunteer making cloth masks  during the pandemic, to be sent to Native Americans in South Dakota and Arizona)

  • Roberta’s House (assistance to this organization, offering grief support counseling, especially after gun violence has taken a family member)

  • Paths to Peace, Kenya (support for interfaith dialogue and peaceful collaboration among individuals and faith-based organizations in Kenya, Africa)

  • Miscellaneous financial gifts to support those most impacted by unemployment during the pandemic in Maryland (five gifts) 



  • Ari’s Bears (Teddy bears for children in local hospitals, sponsored by the American Childhood Cancer Association)​

  • Bea Gaddy Family Center (support of a Thanksgiving Dinner for low-income families in Central MD)

  • Catholic Relief Services (emergency relief to those affected by flooding in Kentucky and earthquakes in Haiti) 

  • Jubilee Arts Center (affordable programming in the arts for men, women and children in the Sandtown/Winchester area of Baltimore City)

  • Martha’s Place (residential services for women recovering from addiction and their families  in Central Maryland) 

  • National Women’s Law Center (supporting legal representation for low income women) 

  • National Alliance to End Homelessness (supporting coalition-building for accessible, affordable housing) 

  • Roman Catholic Womenpriests, RCWP-USA, Eastern Region (supporting the ministerial education of women in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states seeking ordination to the priesthood) 

  • Save the Children, Fairfield CT (general support for  children in Ukraine) 

  • Strength to Love II (urban farming cooperative bringing fresh produce to food deserts in Baltimore City) 

  • Southwest Indian Foundation (Christmas baskets for Native American children served by this foundation)  

  • World Central Kitchens (donation to feed those affected by in Kentucky and the war in Ukraine)


Living Water

Inclusive Catholic Community

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