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From the Pastor

Dear Family of St. Vincent de Paul, I am grateful for your assurance of prayer for my continuing recovery. And it is continuing: I am getting a little stronger every day and I fully expect to be well enough to  more…

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Sign Up for St. V’s Weekly Newsletter

St. Vincent has launched a new e-newsletter. Weekly issues feature news about St. Vincent, communications from staff, events at the parish, a reflection or prayer, and the readings for the upcoming Sunday. This does not replace our parish email tree,  more…

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Congratulations, Jack Schmidt!

Our parishioner, Jack, will be honored at the 32nd Annual Baltimore Archdiocesan Social Ministry Convocation on Saturday, March 5 for his  volunteer work. Jack’s work in the the service ministries at St. V is not only extensive, but it is  more…

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Lenten Retreat at St. V

Register now for our half-day Lenten retreat on Saturday, March 18. Its theme, “Called to be Light in the Darkness,” ties in with our banner outside the church and with our theme for Lent “Called to Do God’s Work.” Parishioners  more…

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Wednesday Night Lenten Series

In the Archdiocesan survey of a year ago, many parishioners said we wish we had more chances to practice contemplative prayer. To that end, on Wednesday evenings in Lent we will have three Scripture and Prayer services for contemplation and  more…

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Lent 2017: Called to Do God’s Work

Lenten Schedule of Services and Events More details about all events here. March 1, Ash Wednesday 12 PM, 7:30 PM – Mass and marking with ashes March 8, Voices of the Laity: Reflecting on Our Call, 7:30 PM – “Who  more…

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St. V Joins One Water Partnership

Through this program by Interfaith Partners for the Chesapeake (IPC), St. V will join with other congregations in the Jones Falls Watershed to help protect our waterways and delve more deeply into our work of caring for creation. In this  more…

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Fr. Dick to Retire This Month

At the end of this month, Fr. Richard Lawrence will retire after 43 years as the beloved pastor of St. Vincent. He will celebrate one last Mass as pastor on Sunday, February 26 at 10:30 AM. (There will only be  more…

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Coming Up

Going on at St. V: Fr. Dick’s Retirement Mass and Brunch – February 26, 10:30 AM – Details are still pending but save the date. Fr. Dick will celebrate is last Mass as pastor and we will have a meal  more…

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Shine On

Fitting these words on our banner (above) on the back of St. Vincent took some clever design work. For a sign meant to be read while waiting at stoplight 20 yards away, 13 words might as well be a James  more…

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Christ Remains Present

Fr. George Witt, SJ, presided at St. Vincent on Epiphany Sunday. His homily spoke of these words of John in the light of the political situation 2,000 years ago and then challenged us to apply them to our lives. “The  more…

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St. Vincent’s Bulletin

Each month, St. V produces a monthly issue (pictured) that features at least one longer article as well as general information about the parish. Weekly a one-page insert focuses on news and information for the current week. Deadline for Submissions:  more…

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St. V’s Year in Review

As 2016 winds down, radio and TV programs remind us it’s been eventful year in our country and our world. Here at St. Vincent this, our 175th year, has been a big one as well. What’s Happened? We began 2016  more…

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Bulletins

January/February Bulletin St. V This Week 1/29/2017 St. V This Week 1/22/2017 St. V This Week 1/15/2016 St. V This Week 1/8/2017 St. V This Week 1/1/2017 St. Vincent December 2016 St. V This Week 12/4/2016 St. V This Week  more…

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Another Anniversary at St. Vincent!

Our ministry The Resource Exchange (TRE) celebrates its fifth year of furnishing the homes of people who have experienced homelessness. More than 400 people have been helped through this joint program with Healthcare for the Homeless! Many thanks to all  more…

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Make Your Own Advent Wreath

On the first Sunday of Advent, Nov. 27, we will have an Advent wreath-making session between the 9:30 and 11:45 Masses. St. V provides the supplies and some guidance. You bring your own creativity. Go home with a handmade wreath.  more…

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Christmas Shoe Boxes for Seafarers

Every year the Apostleship of the Sea collects shoe boxes with items seafarers need. St. V parishioners have participated by donating wrapped shoe boxes full of things like toothbrushes, toothpaste, dental floss, combs, nail clippers, shampoo, conditioner, soap, deodorant, shaving  more…

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Archdiocesan Pastoral Planning

The Archdiocese has released its pastoral plan in which parishes are grouped together into a new structure called a “pastorate.” Here you will find the compete Be Missionary Disciples Archdiocesan Pastoral Plan. The Archdiocese asked all parishes to produce a  more…

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The Feast of St. Vincent Weekend

As we mark our 175th anniversary this fall, we chose “Find Your Inner St. Vincent” as the theme of our feast day celebration. Inspired by the life of St. Vincent, we strive to find ways to step outside our comfort  more…

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Find Your Inner St. Vincent!

The theme for the parish’s Feast of St. Vincent celebration this year is “Find Your Inner St. Vincent!”  This slightly hippy-dippy theme statement might seem simplistic, even flighty, at first glance.  That is until you ask yourself what “finding your  more…

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