The Episcopal Churches of Maryland commemorated the 150th anniversary of the official abolishment of chattel slavery in Maryland on All Saints’ Day, Nov. 1, 2014, with the Trail of Souls: Truth and Reconciliation Pilgrimage.
ON THE TRAIL OF SOULS
A PILGRIMAGE TOWARDS TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION.
we urge you to reach out to neighbors who have family and friends in Israel and Palestine. We are also committed to reaching out and strengthening our interfaith relationships, both here in Maryland and beyond. Ask after people your neighbors care about, offer to pray for them by name, and listen compassionately to their concerns—all of these are things that good and faithful friends do.
On a sunny morning in Baltimore, the auditorium of Mercy High School buzzed with anticipation. The air was filled with energy as students, parents, supporters, and donors to the program gathered for the closing ceremony of the Sutton Scholars® High School Enrichment Program's 2023 summer session. The theme, "Building a Better Baltimore," was tangible in the guests, Scholars, faculty and staff.
Making a pilgrimage to holy places is an ancient discipline filled with the past, present, and future. On this 153rd commemoration of Maryland’s constitutional end of chattel slavery, more than 80 pilgrims followed the trail of souls who lived and worked, worshipped and prayed, slave and free, in Baltimore City. READ MORE…