Welcome!

Mass @ St Vincent’s

Saturday evening Mass at 6:00 PM

Sunday morning Mass at 10:00 AM
The Sunday liturgy is hybrid: both in-person and live-streamed.

Join us in person or join us online:
Go to the parish YouTube Channel for 10 AM Sunday Mass

Weekday 12 o’clock Noon Liturgies
Mass on Mondays and Wednesdays
Word & Communion Services on Tuesdays and Thursdays

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A Season of Catholic Social Teaching

The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers,
but for the whole wide world’s joy. 
(Henry Ward Beecher)

God speaks to us through the entire natural universe. When we see wildflowers, birds, mountains, oceans and streams and contemplate them, they lead our hearts and minds to wonder how great God is. The natural world illustrates how much God loves us and all creation. Spring in Maryland! It is good to be here, so say snowdrops, daffodils, dandelions, crocuses and bees.

Read the rest of Gerry Fialkowski’s words on the Care for God’s Creation

This Liturgical year, St. Vincent’s parish is studying on on the principles of CST, including Solidarity, The Call to Family,Community and Participation, the Dignity of Work & the Rights of Workers, and the Option for the Poor and Vulnerable. 

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Weekly Scripture Reflections from St. V’s

Dear Friends and Visitors,
When the pandemic closed our churches in March 2020, our parish (like so many others) sought ways we could foster spiritual togetherness during a time of social distancing.
Over 20 St. V parishioners opened their Bibles and their hearts, and each week a member of the parish wrote a reflection on the Sunday Scriptures.
This humble act of service helped the community to remember that, even when we could not be gathered in the Eucharistic assembly, the living Word of God will speak to us, and the Holy Spirit does act through us.
This one-year parish-wide project came to an end with our celebration of the Resurrection. We shared the reflections on Facebook and in our e-newsletter. May all who wrote, read, and prayed with them be blessed.
The reflections are collected here.

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The Rev. Richard T. Lawrence

The parish of St. Vincent de Paul Church mourns the passing of our beloved former pastor. Services were recorded.
Reception of the Body .. Wake Service .. Funeral Mass
In memoriam. By Fr. Lawrence’s request, donations in his memory should go to the St. Vincent de Paul Church Historic Trust. Send your gift to 120 N. Front Street, Baltimore, MD., 21202. Read about the Historic Trust by clicking here.
R. T. Lawrence Stories. We would like to hear your stories about Fr. Dick. To share a story with the parish, please send it to rtlawrencestories@stvchurch.org

Program from the Wake Service
Program from the Funeral Mass
Obituary for Fr. Lawrence from the Archdiocese of Baltimore
Obituary for Fr. Lawrence from the Baltimore Sun

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St. Vincent’s Response to the Need for Church Reform

The parishioners of St. Vincent’s share a deep concern over the crises of abuse and lack of accountability in the Church, and the culture that contributed to this terrible situation. Committed to healing, justice, and peace, we call for, and work towards, the ecclesial and social change we so greatly need.
Read information and updates on the work of the parish and  St. Vincent’s Committee on Church Reform.
Vision Statement for the Committee on Church Reform
We, the People of God, are birthing a more transparent and collaborative Church.
Mission Statement of the Committee on Church Reform
We show up to initiate and grow transformative, reciprocal, and engaged relationships among laity, religious, and clergy.   We hope to create and sustain meaningful change in the power dynamics and the structure of the Church.   We will work toward the restoration and healing necessary due to the sexual abuse of children by priests and its cover-up.

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Sign Up for St. V’s Weekly Newsletter

Sign up for our weekly e-newsletter! Weekly issues feature news about St. Vincent, communications from staff, events at the parish, a reflection or prayer from Fr. Ray, and the readings for the upcoming Sunday.  If you wish to receive This Week @ St. Vincent, use this subscription link to sign up. You can see past issues of the newsletter here.

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