Fr. Mark’s Mass of Reparation Homily

Here is Fr. Mark’s homily: Hope Has Two Daughters that he delivered at our Mass of Reparation here at Saint John on Tuesday, September 18th. “We remove our outer garments, wrap a towel around our waists and wash the feet of those who have been the victim of godless deeds, whose innocence was lost, whose […]

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We Stand With You!

My Dear Saint John Family, Let me be abundantly clear: ! We are dealing with a betrayal of trust that is both “criminal and morally reprehensible” (Vatican Statement 8/16/18). There is no place within the priesthood for those who harm children or prey on the innocent and vulnerable. There is no place for a shepherd […]

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We Welcome Fr. Andrew DeFusco As Our New Associate Pastor

Fr. Mark is delighted to announce that Archbishop William Lori has assigned Fr. Andrew DeFusco as our new associate pastor effective July 1, 2018. Ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Baltimore in 2014, Fr. Andrew has served for the past four years as associate pastor of the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen. Before ordination, […]

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Dr. Ximena DeBroeck Joins Saint John as a Consultor

OFFICIAL: I am very happy to announce that St. John has entered into a strategic partnership with Dr. Ximena DeBroeck. Dr. DeBroeck will be a consultant to our faith formation team and those who minister in sacramental preparation. Her vast knowledge along with her heart for evangelization, mission and formation will help guide us to discern […]

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Healey Education Foundation Highlights Fr. Mark as Catholic School Ambassador

The role of the pastor in the life and formation of young disciples in our Catholic schools is indispensable as the “joy of the gospel” calls even the youngest heart into a relationship with the Risen Christ. Our Catholic Schools first and foremost exist to proclaim the gospel. I am honored that the Healey Education […]

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Ms. Jordan Tippett Appointed Pastoral Associate

Ms. Jordan Tippett has served our parish well as our Director of Religious Education over the years and has most recently been studying at St. Mary’s Seminary and University to attain her Master’s in Theology along with a Master’s in Church Ministry. I am happy to announce, that in line with her education and formation, […]

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Fr. Mark Announces Partnership Between Saint John and Marathon Youth Ministry

Fr. Mark is delighted to announce a strategic partnership over the next year between Christopher Wesley’s “Marathon Youth Ministry” and our Saint John formation team. Chris was Director of Student Ministry at the Church of the Nativity in Timonium, Maryland for 12 years and is the author of Rebuilding Youth Ministry and Rebuilding Confirmation. He will be consulting […]

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Saint John Adult Choir Will Sing at New York’s Carnegie Hall

Saint John Adult Choir will sing New York’s Carnegie Hall for the world premier performance of Joseph Martin’s New Christmas Cantata: Smokey Mountain Christmas On Monday, November 27, 2017! They will not only proudly represent our parish, but, in fact, the Archdiocese of Baltimore for this historic performance. Here is the press release: St. John’s […]

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