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Caritas Society

About the Caritas Society

Caritas Logo Annapolis St Johns CollegeA charitable community membership organization, Caritas Society of St. John’s College, Inc. has two purposes:

  • To support St. John’s by awarding financial aid grants and book grants to students who do not have sufficient funding to meet college expenses and might have to withdraw from school.
  • To offer events and activities that promote enduring relationships between St. John’s and the larger Annapolis community.

Membership is open to anyone interested in the activities of Caritas. More than 200 people from the Annapolis region and the college are Caritas members.

Learn more about What Caritas Does (PDF).

Upcoming Events

Summer Member Social

Tuesday, August 6, 4:30–7 p.m.
Mellon Fishbowl and Conversation Room

Bring food or drink to share with eight folks. Join Caritas friends for fun evening and showing of movie At Eternity’s Gate starring Willem Dafoe in an Oscar-nominated performance as Vincent Van Gogh. No charge.

50th Anniversary Kickoff Reception

Wednesday, September 18, 5–7 p.m.
Hodson Boathouse

Bring friends and potential members for a lovely evening of camaraderie. 2019–20 events previewed. Board installed. Special guests. No charge.

50th Anniversary Champagne Brunch

Caritas 50th Anniversary Champagne GlassesSunday, October 20, 11 a.m.–2 p.m.
Mellon Fishbowl and FSK Lobby

Celebrate Caritas’s GOLDEN Anniversary!

Honorary Chair is President Emeritus Christopher Nelson. Reservations $50. Invitations will arrive soon.

Member Program Meeting

Caritas Valerie LynneTuesday, November 12, 4:30–7 p.m.
FSK Lobby and Conversation Room

A mini “Meet the Authors” event presenting local author and Caritas member Valerie Rees who, with her sister Lynne Constantine. has published two well-received novels under the pen name Liv Constantine.

Reservations (lite fare) $25. Cash bar.

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