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What Happens at a Pastor’s Installation?

We hope all members of the parish will join us as Archbishop Lori presides at this special Mass on Aug. 20 at 10 AM. This is an interactive event, and more than simply a ceremony between the archbishop and the  more…

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Bulletins

August Monthly Bulletin St. V This Week 08/27/2017 St. V This Week 08/20/2017 St. V This Week 08/13/2017 St. V This Week 08/06/2017 St. V This Week 07/02/2017 St. V This Week 07/09/2017 St. V This Week 07/16/2017 St. V  more…

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2017 Summer Series: Acts of the Apostles

Over the years of St. Vincent’s summer series, we made our way through the books of the Tanakh – the Law, Prophets, and Writings of the Hebrew scriptures. Since then, we’ve used the summer series to focus on the Eucharist,  more…

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Vigil 2017 Hour Five: Isaiah

Is This an Isaiah Moment? Mike Kelly I have been reading and commenting on Isaiah for years in this vigil, and decided I needed to re-read the prophet to identify perhaps new insights and new inspiration. So I began at  more…

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Vigil 2017 Hour Four: On the Way

The “Least Likely” Are Called to the Work of God Anne Maura English Every Easter Vigil includes the Exodus story and within that Moses is the human actor front and center. And this is as it should be. The deliverance  more…

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Vigil 2017 Hour Three: The Exodus

Reflections on the Exodus    Dennis Moore Let’s carefully consider the means or cause that God used to deliver Israel from destruction and how that relates to our deliverance from sin. Ultimately, it says freedom is most important then as well  more…

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St. V’s Easter Vigil 2017

St. Vincent’s all night Easter Vigil is a beautiful liturgy. All are welcome, yet many cannot partake. As John Chrysostom, in his fourth century Easter sermon, explained, when it comes to attendance at the Easter Vigil: If any have labored  more…

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Vigil 2017 Hour Two: Patriarchs and Matriarchs

Abraham & Melchizadek, Preparing the Way for Christ Brenda Wolf Smith The Amidah: Adonai   s’fatai  tiftach,   ufi    yagid   t’hilatecha. Baruch atah   Adonai,  Eloheinu   veilohei     avoteinu,   Elohei   Avraham,   E-lohei Yitzchak,  Veilohei   Yaakov,   Haeil    HaGadol    HaGibor   v’HaNorah,   Eil Elyon,     gomeil   chasadim   tovim,  more…

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Vigil 2017 Hour One: Creation

God’s Extravagant Creation Jack L. B. Gohn    Genesis 1: 1 – 2: 2      When God began to create heaven and earth—the earth being unformed and void, with darkness over the surface of the deep and a wind  more…

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Voices of the Laity: Lent 2017

Who Am I? Audrey Rogers   March 8, 2017 Matthew 4:1-11 At that time Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil. He fasted for forty days and forty nights, and afterwards he  more…

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Holy Week and Easter

Join us this year for Holy Week and Easter, as we continue to be meditate on our Lenten theme  “Called to the Work of God.” We begin our celebration on Saturday, April 5, 2017, with our all-night Easter Vigil. At  more…

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Tenebrae

Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 7:30 PM Tenebrae, meaning shadows, is a centuries-old custom of publicly singing part of the Divine Office during Holy Week. At our service, a triangular stand holds fifteen candles that are extinguished one by one after  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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St. Vincent’s 14th Pastor Named

Dear St. V’s Community, This afternoon, I met with Fr. Ray Chase in his office at the Catholic Center. He is to be appointed as Pastor of St. Vincent’s effective April 1.  I received the news on Monday evening, then spoke with Fr.  more…

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Thank You Fr. Dick, Thank You St. V

Sunday was, as our Pastoral Associate Colleen McCahill put it, a “beautiful and bittersweet” day as we honored our pastor of 43 years on the eve of his retirement. We celebrated more than just one man; we celebrated ourselves as  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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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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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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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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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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