Respect Life

All life is sacred. The Respect Life group works to protect the unborn from the senseless act of abortion and promotes the sanctity of life through all stages of development until natural death.

March for Life

The mission of the March for Life is to provide all Americans with a place to testify to the beauty of life and the dignity of each human person. Both in January and throughout the year, we bring together pro-life leaders and groups to organize, unite and strategize around a common message, and to communicate this message to the government, the media and the nation in a way that is powerful and life affirming.

Birthright, Inc.

Offers counseling and education to women facing unplanned or problem pregnancies.

Mary’s Center

Offers counseling and education to women facing unplanned or problem pregnancies. Located in Glen Burnie, they are seeking daytime volunteers. If you are able to give a few hours each week to help women and teens in need or in a crisis pregnancy, please call (410) 761-8082. Volunteer training begins in mid-October. There is also an urgent need for Spanish-speaking volunteers.

Pregnancy Clinic

Offers counseling and education to women facing unplanned or problem pregnancies in Bowie, Crofton, and Severna Park.

Anne Arundel Single Again Catholics

AASAC is a combined effort of Our Lady of the Fields, St. Andrew by the Bay, St. Jane Frances and other churches within and outside Anne Arundel County. This group supports those who are experiencing or have experienced separation, divorce or the death of a spouse by helping them understand and deal with the pain and mental suffering this can cause.

Annual Holiday Sharing Campaign

This campaign raises money to donate age-appropriate gifts and turkeys with all the trimmings to the local needy at Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Breaking Bread with the Hungry

This group goes to downtown Baltimore with food and clothing for the homeless on Friday evenings throughout the year. They provide a full, hot meal and distribute clothing to 80 – 115 men, women, and children each week.

Our Daily Bread

Our Daily Bread places empty casserole pans containing recipes in the church vestibules for parishioners to take home and prepare food. The prepared casseroles are returned to the freezer in the church center. The casseroles are then transported to Our Daily Bread in Baltimore.

Operation Rice Bowl

An annual Lenten fundraising program coordinated by Catholic Relief Services for people in impoverished regions of the world.

Sarah’s House

Dinners are prepared twice a month for homeless families living temporarily in Sarah’s House at Ft. Meade. Are you a good cook with a free hour or two each month?  The OLF group of volunteers who serve dinner at Sarah’s House on the 3rd Monday and Tuesday of each month are looking for a few additional cooks to help prepare part of the meal.  For details, please contact Rita Zienkiewicz at rzienkiewicz@verizon.net or at 410-923-4480. Thank you!!

SPAN

The Severna Park Assistance Network (SPAN) provides food and limited financial assistance to persons facing emergency situations.

Winter Relief for the Homeless

This group provides food and shelter for the homeless and destitute of Anne Arundel County at the parish one week during the winter.  This winter, Our Lady of the Fields will host approximately 30 Men and Women as guests for the Winter Relief Program: January 2-8, 2018. If interested, please click here to sign-up to donate and/or volunteer your time. If you have any questions regarding Winter Relief, please feel free to contact us at WinterReliefOLF@gmail.com or call Mike @ 443-474-7347.

Prison Ministry

We visit prisoners in the local prisons to pray with them and discuss the teachings of the Church. We also assist with religious services in the prisons.

Social Justice Advocacy Group

This group promotes living the Gospels in matters of Church teaching. It promotes social justice, pro-life, and educational programs to enhance the dignity of all people. The group also advocates church teaching to the Maryland State Legislature.