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Ministry to Families

Promoting the Catholic Response to Domestic Violence

  • Contact: Family Life, 410-547-5420

The Department of Evangelization and Catholics for Family Peace have resources for parishes about the Catholic response to Domestic Violence:

Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence - Find a Local Shelter, Agency or Program at

  • Love Shouldn't Hurt
  • Educator Resources
  • No one deserves to be abused. If you or a family member or friend needs help now, contact the National Domestic Violence Hotline, 800‐799-7233 (24 hours); 800‐787-3224 (TTY); to find assistance near you.If you are in immediate danger, call 911.

Parents and Parenting



Senior Adults

Resources for adults and children

Bereavement Ministry

Respect Life Office

Pornography Addiction Recovery

Marriage, Family, and Young Adults

  • Power Point Presentation - Awareness for Parish Leaders 
  • Parishes: To order Program Materials and Arrange Training from Marriage & Family Life, please contact 410-547-5406.

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Domestic Violence Awareness

"Violence against women,
inside or outside the home,
is never justified.
Violence in any form-physical,
sexual, psychological, or verbal is sinful;
often, it is a crime as well"

—U.S Catholic Bishops, When I Call for Help, 2002