The Blessings of Ministry

Our Lady of the Angels Province friar, Fr. Timothy Dore, OFM Conv. currently serves as pastor of two Baltimore, Maryland parishes; St. Ann Catholic Church and of St. Wenceslaus Church. He has recently been appointed to be the “Confessor” for the Sisters of the Missionaries of Charity (the Order of religious women founded by Saint Teresa of Kolkata) who, in Baltimore, minister to the city’s neediest and under-served, from impoverished HIV/AIDS patients to the neighborhood’s children. Members of their Order who serve through Gift of Hope, a home for chronically ill men, are ministered to by Friar Tim.  After celebrating Mass for the sisters, the volunteers, and the residents every Thursday morning, he gives the sisters a short “spiritual conference” and is available to celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation with them. He also presides at their community’s weekly Holy Hour with Eucharistic Adoration and Benediction.