Our Daily Bread



Our Daily Bread:
Sacred Heart Contact

Mark Grabenstein


410-654-0414 (H)




Our Daily Bread:
Employment Center


725 Fallsway

Baltimore, MD  21202

Our Daily Bread

"I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me will never hunger, and whoever believes in me will never thirst."
John 6:35



Our Daily Bread is a soup kitchen in Baltimore City managed by Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Baltimore. Sacred Heart Parish supports Our Daily Bread's ministry of outreach to the hungry by supplying casseroles and other items on the 4th Tuesday evening (7:00 — 9:00 PM) and 4th Wednesday morning (7:30 — 9:00 AM) of every month.


Sacred Heart's casserole is a ground beef and noodles recipe called "Zippy Beef". Recipes and disposable pans are available at all Masses the Sunday before the 4th Wednesday.


Other items need by Our Daily Bread include:

  • Canned vegetables

  • Coffee

  • Tea

  • Sugar

  • Peanut butter and jelly

  • Powdered drink mixes

  • Non-food kitchen items such as paper cups, paper and plastic sandwich bags,
    and kitchen cleaning materials


Zippy Beef Casserole Recipe


Ingredients needed:

  • 1 lb. ground beef

  • 8 oz. elbow macaroni, cooked

  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup (10.5 oz.)

  • 3/4 cups milk

  • 2 tbsp. instant minced onion

  • 2/3 cup ketchup

  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

  • 1/4 cup green pepper, chopped

  • 1 tsp. salt

Cook and stir meat until browned. Drain off fat. Mix together all remaining ingredients, except cheese, into casserole pan. Stir in meat. Top with cheddar cheese. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 40 minutes at 350-degrees. Cover with aluminum foil and label with date and casserole name.