Holy Cross Service Program

The Holy Cross Service Program is integral to the education of a BMHS student. As a Holy Cross sponsored school rooted in the Catholic tradition, we not only teach students to “Think with Christ,” but also to live like Christ. The Holy Cross Service Program at Bishop McNamara High School is guided by love of neighbor and the work of social justice. Students are encouraged to move out of their comfort zones as they seek to help those in need. The Service program rejects the notion of reciprocity which only helps those from whom help is received – “you scratch my back, I’ll scratch yours.” In Luke's Gospel we read, "If you lend to those from whom you expect to receive, what credit is that to you?...do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return." (Luke 6:33,35)

Bishop McNamara High School
6800 Marlboro Pike, Forestville, MD 20747
Phone: 301.735.8401
Fax: 301.735.0934
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