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Winter Relief Opportunities

Posted on December 03, 2022 in: Give and Serve

Winter Relief Opportunities
Winter Relief Volunteers Needed December 26 - January 2 Each winter, St. Andrew by the Bay offers shelter, food and fellowship to approximately 25-40 homeless men and women in conjunction with Arundel House of Hope. This year our parish will host from Dec. 26 – Jan. 2.  Volunte...

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BINGO Prizes & Volunteers Needed for Winter Relief
BINGO Prizes and Volunteers Needed! In addition to volunteers to help out at Winter Relief, we are in need of prizes and 2 volunteers to run BINGO on New Year’s Eve. Prizes can be socks, t-shirts, other clothing or gifts for guests to give their children, girlfriends, etc. Please conta...

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Little Sisters Donations

Posted on November 22, 2022 in: Give and Serve

Little Sisters Donations
Thank you to all who donated to the Little Sisters of the Poor last weekend!  By helping the Little Sisters fulfill their mission of caring for the elderly poor at St. Martin’s Home, you are partnering with them in the care of God’s most vulnerable children. If you didn't ...

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Scholarship Fund for St. Francisco de Asis
FILL THE CLASSROOMS Education is the key November 5 & 6 We will be asking for your annual contribution to the scholarship assistance for our sister parish, San Francisco de Asis. There are currently 58 high school and college students enrolled in the program. Most of these young pe...

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Second Collection October 22 & 23
World Mission Sunday October 22-23 This weekend our second collection is for World Mission Sunday. Pope Francis invites the entire Church to support mission dioceses in Africa, Asia, the Pacific Islands, and parts of Latin America and Europe, where priests, religious and lay leaders serve the ...

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Grief Ministry Food Drive

Posted on October 04, 2022 in: Give and Serve

Grief Ministry Food Drive
Archdiocese Grief Ministry Pantry Food Drive October 8 - 16 Hosted by St. Andrew by the Bay If you are troubled by the tragic loss of life in Baltimore City and wondering how you can help, please consider donating non-perishable food items to help restock the grief ministry pantry. These ...

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Building and Maintenance Fund

Posted on October 04, 2022 in: Give and Serve

Building and Maintenance Fund
October 8-9 Second Collection This weekend, the second Sunday of the month, our second collection is for our Building and Maintenance Fund. Your contributions enable us to keep our parish facilities and equipment in top operating condition and allow us to congregate and worship in pleasant sur...

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Blood Drive Canceled

Posted on September 17, 2022 in: Give and Serve

Blood Drive Canceled
The blood drive scheduled for Sunday, October 2 has been canceled.   

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Blood Drive Canceled

Posted on July 09, 2022 in: Give and Serve

Blood Drive Canceled
The blood drive scheduled for July 10 has been canceled. Please mark your calendars now for the next one, scheduled for Sunday, October 2 from 8:30am-1:30pm. Please be on the lookout for a signup in September. Thank you!  

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Missionary Cooperative Visit & Second Collection
July 16 & 17, All Masses At Masses on July 16-17, parishioners will hear about the Diocese of Norwich's Outreach to Haiti’s mission serving the poor of Haiti. The second collection will be dedicated to this ministry in Haiti (cash or check payable to SABB with Miss...

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The 2nd Collection on June 25-26 will be for Peter’s Pence – Holy Father’s Worldwide Outreach.  For more information: https://www.usccb.org/catholic-giving/opportunities-for-giving/peters-pence

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Afghan Refugee Assistance

Posted on April 30, 2022 in: Give and Serve

Afghan Refugee Assistance
Afghan Refugee Update   We are encouraged by the level of interest evident among our parishioners in supporting refugees resettling their lives in our country. Many of you attended an informational meeting led by Heart For Refugees, a local team of churches and individuals responding to t...

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Catholic Relief Services

Posted on March 29, 2022 in: Give and Serve

Catholic Relief Services
Second Collection: April 2-3 Reveal Christ's Love The Catholic Relief Services Collection helps six Catholic agencies to provide relief and support for struggling communities and to work for peace and reconciliation among our marginalized brothers and sisters here and around the world. Ple...

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Parish Honors Nominations
Submission deadline April 24, 2022 The Pastoral Council is now accepting nominations for our Parish Honors Awards. We encourage you to think about someone here at St. Andrew by the Bay who, in the past year, may have... Brought the beauty of the sacraments alive for you Helped you...

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Afghan Refugee Assistance

Posted on March 20, 2022 in: Give and Serve

Afghan Refugee Assistance
Community Information Meeting St. Andrew by the Bay Upper Hall Tuesday, March 22 @7pm Parishioners and community members are invited to attend an Afghan Refugee Assistance Community Information Meeting on Tuesday, March 22 to facilitate sponsorship and direct support for 40 families (200 re...

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Gabriel Network Baby Bottle Campaign
March 12-27, 2022 March 12-13 Bottle Distribution at All Masses March 19-20 & 26-27 Bottle Collection at All Masses Contributions support the Gabriel Network, providing practical, emotional, and spiritual support to pregnant mothers and families through pregnancy and beyond. ...

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Annual Appeal 2022

Posted on March 08, 2022 in: Give and Serve

Annual Appeal 2022
Annual Appeal for Catholic Ministries Let us give thanks to the Lord our God by giving hope to those in need of His grace and mercy Thank you for supporting the Annual Appeal this past weekend! It's not too late to give!   When you support the Annual Appeal for Cathol...

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Collection: Church in Central and Eastern Europe
Ash Wednesday Collection for the Church in Central & Eastern Europe DONATE HERE Collection Provides Emergency Relief to Ukraine Subcommittee on Aid to the Church in Central and Eastern Europe Bishop Jeffrey Monforton encourages bishops to provide emergency aid to Ukraine by contri...

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Blood Drive

Posted on February 23, 2022 in: Give and Serve

Blood Drive
Sunday, March 6 8:30am-1:30pm Lower Lot SIGN UP HERE All donations benefit the Anne Arundel Medical Center.  1 pint of blood can save up to 3 lives!  We encourage you to start eating iron-rich foods one week prior to donation. To donate blood, you must be: Betw...

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Catholic Advocacy Network

Posted on January 31, 2022 in: Give and Serve

Catholic Advocacy Network
LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD ABOUT PROPOSED LEGISLATION Pope Francis discussed the need for Catholics to engage in politics by stating in 2013: "None of us can say, ‘I have nothing to do with this, (politicians) govern ... No, no, I am responsible for their governance, … and I have t...

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Afghan Refugee Food and Gift Card Drive
Jan 28 - Feb 6 At ALL Masses & Middle School PREP Sessions   DID YOU KNOW that 70 Afghan refugee families are working hard to make a new home here in Anne Arundel County?   We can help!    The Anne Arundel County Food Bank has organized a Food D...

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End-of-Year Contribution Statement
YEAR-END CONTRIBUTION STATEMENTS For a copy of your giving statement, please call the office at 410-974-4366 or email our business manager, Kristin Walsh at kwalsh@standrewbythebay.org.  

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Winter Relief 2021

Posted on December 10, 2021 in: Give and Serve

Winter Relief 2021
Dec 27, 2021 - Jan 3, 2022 Signups Now Available! 2021 Winter Relief Shelter Volunteer Sign Up 2021 Winter Relief Shelter Supply Donations Approximately 25 homeless men from the Arundel House of Hope will be joining us from December 27, 2021-January 3, 2022.  CDC protocols...

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Second Collection for Retired Religious
December 4-5 All Masses GIVE ONLINE HERE LEARN MORE HERE

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Trees of Compassion

Posted on December 02, 2021 in: Give and Serve

Trees of Compassion
November 20 - December 5, 2021 In lieu of tags on the trees, there are flyers in the bulletin, Narthex and here online with options for supporting a variety of local organizations. We invite you to choose an organization to support and follow the instructions carefully to ensure your gift...

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Giving Tuesday

Posted on November 29, 2021 in: Give and Serve

Giving Tuesday
Tuesday, November 30 We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On #GivingTuesday, which is Nov 30 this year, charities, families, businesses, and churches around the world will come together for one commo...

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ACT Annual Meeting 2021

Posted on November 28, 2021 in: Give and Serve

ACT Annual Meeting 2021
ACT – Anne Arundel Connecting Together ACT Annual Meeting - December 1, 2021 at 6pm Pre-registration is required to attend either in-person or online In-Person Registration Link HERE Online Meeting Registration Link HERE After registering, you will receive a confirmation email c...

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Catholic Campaign for Human Development
Second Collection: November 20-21, 2021 Did you know that more than 46 million Americans live below the poverty line? You can help by supporting the collection for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development at Mass! GIVE ONLINE HERE or donate via check payable to St. Andrew by the B...

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Seminarian Fund

Posted on November 05, 2021 in: Give and Serve

Seminarian Fund
Second Collection Nov 6-7 Your generosity is needed! Even in difficult times, God does not let himself be outdone in generosity. Currently with a total of 51 seminarians, a record number for Baltimore in recent decades, this is a time of thanksgiving for the faithful of the Archdiocese. ...

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World Mission Sunday October 24

Posted on October 22, 2021 in: Give and Serve

World Mission Sunday October 24
Second Collection October 23-24 at ALL Masses We celebrate World Mission Sunday by remembering our baptismal call – to bring the Gospel to all! The second collection this weekend for the Society for the Propagation of the Faith supports the work and witness of the Mission Ch...

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Annual Coat Drive

Posted on October 21, 2021 in: Give and Serve

Annual Coat Drive
October 30-31 BEFORE all Masses The Respect Life Committee and SABB St. Vincent de Paul conference will once again hold an annual coat drive on the weekend of October 30-31. Please check out your closets to see if your have any clean and serviceable coats, hat, scarves and gloves&...

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Winter Relief Lunch Packing

Posted on October 21, 2021 in: Give and Serve

Winter Relief Lunch Packing
November 12-15 Winter Relief Lunch Supplies, Packing & Delivery As part of the Winter Shelter program provided by Arundel House of Hope, we are providing lunches to shelter guests currently housed at the Red Roof Inn, Annapolis. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPLY DONATIONS!  Please b...

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Giving is Sweet

Posted on October 15, 2021 in: Give and Serve

Giving is Sweet
November 6-7 At All Masses During the weekend of November 6 & 7, all children of our parish are invited to bring a portion of their Halloween Candy with them to Mass. As the Offertory is taken, the children will be invited to bring their candy forward and place it in a basket in front of t...

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Liturgical Ministers Morning

Posted on October 11, 2021 in: Give and Serve

Liturgical Ministers Morning
Saturday, October 16 8am-12pm, Church & Upper Hall Mass at 8am in Church, Light breakfast at 8:30am, Workshop starts at 8:45am For all liturgical ministers and all who would like to serve. Lectors, eucharistic ministers, sacristans, music ministers, ushers, welcome team An energiz...

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Creation Care Volunteer Opportunity - Help Protect our Trees and Shrubs
EVENT CANCELLED Saturday, October 16 9-10am The deer have been rubbing on trees and feeding on shrubs in St. Francis Garden at St. Andrew by the Bay, so we will be adding caging to protect them, and need volunteers to help with this. Enjoy some time outdoors with action that will benefit...

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Respect Life Month

Posted on October 03, 2021 in: Give and Serve

Respect Life Month
The Church celebrates October as Respect Life Month. It is time we can use to deepen our understanding of why, as Catholics, we “Respect Life” from conception to natural death and what that looks like day-to-day. Especially during October, but also throughout the year, look for...

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Help Plant Perennials

Posted on September 27, 2021 in: Give and Serve

Help Plant Perennials
October 2 9-10:30am We will be adding 147 perennials to St. Francis Garden at St. Andrew by the Bay and need your help to get them planted! These Milkweeds, Black-eyed Susans, Little Bluestems, Asters, and Golden Ragworts will add color, interest, and a variety of wildlife food and habitat to ...

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Food Drive - September 19

Posted on September 16, 2021 in: Give and Serve

Food Drive - September 19
Sunday, September 19 after all Masses In support of Baltimore City Homicide Victims

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Volunteers Needed for Youth Ministry
Looking for the Fountain of Youth? Look no further than SABBY! (St Andrew By the Bay Youth) We have lots of opportunities to free your unique spirit in the company of our fantastic young people! High School & Middle School Catechists/Small Group Leaders & Assistants/Substitutes n...

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Black and Indian Mission Collection 2021
All Masses July 31-August 1    

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 Catholic Communication Campaign - Communication Builds Community
  Thank You... for your generosity toward last week’s collection for the Catholic Communication Campaign (CCC). Your support helps the CCC spread the Gospel message and connects millions of people with Christ, here in the United States and around the world.   If you misse...

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Peters Pence

Posted on June 21, 2021 in: Give and Serve

Peters Pence
Second Collection: June 26-27 Supporting the Holy Father's Worldwide Outreach This week, we will take up the Peter’s Pence Collection, which is a way to support the Universal Church and the work of the Holy See, including helping Pope Francis with the funds to carry out his charitabl...

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Catholic Communication Campaign
Second Collection: June 19-20 This weekend, parishioners are invited to support our collections for the Catholic Communication Campaign and Catholic University of America (checks payable to St. Andrew by the Bay with the fund name in the memo OR give online here). The Catholic Communication Ca...

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Fathers Day Recognition Package Sale
Sunday, June 20 after ALL Masses Sponsored by Respect Life Ministry In this year that Pope Francis has proclaimed “The Year of Joseph”, the Respect Life Ministry will sponsor the sale of small “Thank You” packages for Fathers (and father figures).  As wit...

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Vacation Bible Camp 2021
VBC July 12—16 Registration NOW OPEN TO ALL! Volunteers and Donations Needed! Click HERE to register - Please note; that the only openings we have left in the morning session are for those children going into Pre-K or Kindergarten.  There are plenty of evening openings for a...

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Celebrating Earth Day

Posted on April 21, 2021 in: Give and Serve

Celebrating Earth Day
April 24-25 After All Masses In celebration of Earth Day this week, the Creation Care Team invites you to stop by their table outside after Mass to chat with members of their team and pick up materials for your household. Please consider introducing native plants into your landscape using this...

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2020 Parish Honors Awards

Posted on April 20, 2021 in: Give and Serve

2020 Parish Honors Awards
CONGRATULATIONS to our 2020 Parish Honorees Full write-ups available for each honoree - click individual name to view   SALT OF THE EARTH, LIGHT OF THE WORLD Ray Chronister   Learning and Proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Joseph Manturuk   ...

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Action Needed to Stop Infanticide
  The Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (H.R. 619) has been introduced in Congress to protect babies from infanticide. Efforts to bring the bill to a vote in the House are being blocked. Your action is needed NOW to urge your Representative to sign a petition that would allow ...

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Knights Lenten Food Drive

Posted on March 12, 2021 in: Give and Serve

Knights Lenten Food Drive
March 8-12 Knights of Columbus Lenten Food Drive  As part of the Knights of Columbus’ Food for Families program, the Knights at St. Andrew by the Bay are conducting a Lenten Food Drive in coordination with this year’s Scouting For Food on the Broadneck Peninsula for My Brother...

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Winter Relief Lunch Supplies - April 2021
SIGN UP NOW! Drop off April lunch donations April 6-18 Church & Parish Center Our parish has volunteered to make lunches in April & May for the Winter Relief guests currently staying at the Red Roof Inn, Annapolis. There are about 60 homeless people each day in need of bagged lun...

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Creation Care Team Volunteer Opportunity
March 20 & April 10 Welcome spring with action that will benefit the environment and beautify the parish grounds. These volunteer opportunities will take place outdoors and follow COVID safety protocols, making them a safe and enjoyable group activity.   Saturday, March 20 10...

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Hope For All - 2021 Lenten Collection
Now through March 21 Drop off donations in the bin in the Narthex HOPE For All also has a monthly yard sale.  CLICK HERE to learn more about their ministry and additional ways to give.

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Annual Appeal 2021

Posted on February 18, 2021 in: Give and Serve

Annual Appeal 2021
Annual Appeal for Catholic Ministries Rejoice in Hope, Endure in Affliction, Persevere in Prayer (Romans 12:12) Thank you for supporting the Annual Appeal last weekend and on our first ever Giving Tuesday! It's not too late to give!   When you support the Annual Appeal for...

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Building and Maintenance Fund

Posted on January 08, 2021 in: Give and Serve

Building and Maintenance Fund
Second Collection December 12-13 This weekend, our second collection is for our Building and Maintenance Fund.  Your contributions enable us to keep our parish facilities and equipment in top operating condition and allow us to congregate and worship in pleasant surroundings. Thank you...

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Winter Relief Lunch Supplies and Delivery
Supply Donations Needed by January 17   ALL SLOTS FILLED - THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT! Please drop off donations at the parish office or in the narthex of the church when attending Mass no later than Sunday, January 17.  We will have a labeled plastic bin NEXT to the My ...

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Second Collection December 5-6

Posted on December 02, 2020 in: Give and Serve

Second Collection December 5-6
Retired Religious CLICK HERE TO GIVE (select Retired Religious fund) In good times and bad, Sister Theresa and the senior religious shown here have devoted themselves to God’s work. Together with nearly 30,000 elderly sisters, brothers, and religious order priests, they educated the...

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Lindas Legacy  Backpack Stuffing Dec 13
NOW ACCEPTING DONATIONS 3 ways to sponsor a $25 backpack Donate online www.homelessdrive.org (choose St. Andrew by the Bay from menu in step 4) Cash or check payable to Giving Back, Linda's Legacy (mail or drop off at St. Andrew by the Bay, Mon-Fri 8:30am-12:30pm, 701 College Pkwy, An...

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Little Sisters of the Poor, Baltimore
Collection Weekend: Nov 21-22 CLICK HERE TO SUPPORT THE LITTLE SISTERS The Little Sisters of the Poor are an international congregation of Roman Catholic women religious founded in 1839 by Saint Jeanne Jugan. Together with a diverse network of collaborators, we serve the elderly poor in over 3...

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Virtual Trees of Compassion

Posted on November 16, 2020 in: Give and Serve

Virtual Trees of Compassion
November 28 - December 13 This year, in lieu of traditional tags on the trees and gifts dropped off in the Narthex, we are offering a list of local organizations, grouped according to their needs.  Flyers now available in the Church and on our website. CLICK HERE FOR FLYER - PLEASE FOLLOW...

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Shrub Planting and Tree Maintenance
Woodland Edge Restoration November 21 Tree Maintenance Sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0e48afac2ba02-helping * A 'team' consists of persons from the same household - no age limit. * Weed around your tree, restake if needed, spread mulch.  * Mulch move...

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Scholarship Drive - San Francisco de Asis
Let the School Bells Ring Annual San Francisco de Asis Scholarship Drive Oct. 31-Nov. 1 & Nov. 7-8 Click HERE to give The weekends of October 31-November 1 and November 7-8, we will be asking for your help in letting the young people from our sister parish, San Francisco de...

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Respect Life Month
October is dedicated as Respect Life Month to focus our resolve to cherish and protect the gift of every human life. During Respect Life Month, the parish Respect Life Committee has sponsored several activities to that purpose. The committee activities are guided by the Four Pillars of Action of ...

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Adopt A Tree

Posted on October 01, 2020 in: Give and Serve

Adopt A Tree
Adopt a Tree OCTOBER 12 UPDATE: Thanks to everyone for adopting all the trees and shrubs for the Woodland Edge Restoration Project! We are so blessed to live and worship in a community where so many want to take care of this beautiful earth God has given us. We are still in n...

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Tootsie Roll Drive

Posted on September 29, 2020 in: Fundraiser, Give and Serve

Tootsie Roll Drive
THANK YOU! Through your generous support, the Knights of Columbus raised over $1125 this past weekend during their Tootsie Roll Drive!  100% of these proceeds will go to local organizations directly benefitting children and adults with intellectual challenges and to the Special Olympics. ...

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Last Call for Nun Run

Posted on September 03, 2020 in: Fundraiser, Give and Serve

Last Call for Nun Run
Little Sisters of the Poor 2020 Nun Run (Virtual) Saturday, September 12, 8-11am Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 7th annual Nun Run will be a virtual race!  Run in your neighborhood, on your favorite trail or on your treadmill.  By signing up, you are a Superhero to the Little...

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Elementary PREP Aides Needed
Our Children’s Faith Formation Program (PREP)  needs aides for this year’s program!   Being an Aide for Children’s Faith Formation has never been easier!  If there was ever a year to learn more about our program and “get your feet wet” in Children&r...

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Annual Parish Spring Clean-Up
Saturday, May 30 8:30-11:30 a.m. MASKS AND SOCIAL DISTANCING REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES Put on your gardening gloves and come lend a hand during our annual Parish Spring Clean-Up day, Saturday, May 30 from 8:30-11:30 a.m.  Help for an hour or for all three hours, and please bring ...

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Blood Drive

Posted on February 07, 2020 in: Give and Serve

Blood Drive
Sunday, March 1 from 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. CLICK IMAGE TO REGISTER.   To donate blood, you must be: Between 17 and 70 years old; 16 with parental consent   In good health; At least 110 lbs; You can give blood while taking most medications. You are enc...

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Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

Posted on February 03, 2020 in: Give and Serve

Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon
Sunday, March 8 from 12:30-3:30 p.m. in the Upper Hall St. Andrew by the Bay staff would like to thank you for all you do for our parish.  Please join us in the Upper Hall on Sunday, March 8 after the 11:30 Mass.   Please RSVP by Monday, March 2 at 9:00 a.m. (Children...

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2019 Parish Honors Nominations

Posted on January 31, 2020 in: Give and Serve

2019 Parish Honors Nominations
The Pastoral Council is currently accepting nominations for our Parish Honors Awards.  We encourage you to think about someone here at St. Andrew by the Bay who touched your life, or your family's life, in a special way this past year. Was there someone who... brought the beauty of the ...

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Altar Server Training
Sunday, February 9 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. Click on image to register for training.    

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