Cathedral of Mary Our Queen
Third Sunday in
Ordinary Time
January 25, 2015
"Jonah preached to the city of Nineveh, and through him the people came to believe
in The Lord,
all of the people great and small." Jonah 3:1-5,10

Fellowship Sunday Social
January 25,2015
Stewardship Commission will host Sunday's social
after the 8:30AM Mass in the Undercroft.
Confirmation Updates

Our next class is Thursday,
February 5th and February 19th, 2015 at 7-8:30PM.
in the Parish Center

Confirmation Service Opportunities
  • CLOW on Jan. 4th, 8:30-9:30AM (1 hr)
  • Church Cleaners - For more information contact Shirley Davis,
  • Little People's Church - 8:30-9:30AM (1hr)
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Together as one parish community ... let us move onwards ... towards the realization of the directions set by the Parish Strategic Pastoral Plan with greater zeal and commitment (Download the complete version ...)

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"Music Notes"

Thank you so much for welcoming me to the Cathedral last weekend! I am delighted to be here in Baltimore and look forward to meeting many more of you over the weeks to come. I am only beginning to discover the musical possibilities of this lovely building and the current choir members, but there will always be room for more participants! Do you enjoy singing? Do you play an instrument? Choir membership requires a commitment to regular weekly rehearsals, but if you don't feel that is possible for you, please still introduce yourself to me as there will be other opportunities for occasional and short-term musical commitments for special events.

Music is an integral part of celebrating Mass. It is not an extra add-on just for the choir and organist. Your participation in the hymns and responses does not depend upon your perceived vocal ability (or lack thereof), but is an expression of your desire to give praise and thanks to God. If you ever get to hear my father sing, you'll wonder how I became a musician, but what I remember most is that every week in church, he sang the hymns along with everyone else. The quality of his voice did not matter because the reason he was there was more important. When you come here to worship, I trust you will use the voice God gave you to sing joyful praise.

Glenn Osborne

Lent is coming soon…

As part of a special celebration of Lent this spring, we will have several Friday evening soup and bread suppers with prayers and almsgiving. To give of ourselves we are working on the possibility of: an event to decorate ceramic bowls as part of the Empty Bowls program; an event to assemble toiletry bags for residents of local shelters [looking for a coordinator of this activity]; a meal packaging event to prepare non-perishable meals that can be shared near and far [looking for leadership sponsors to cover the cost of meal packaging supplies]; and finally, a Beans and Franks Casserole making event to serve our brothers and sisters through Our Daily Bread.

If you would like to get involved in any of these events, please contact Carol Gould at or 443-956- 9431. We look forward to these opportunities to bring our Cathedral community together in service to others and with prayers and fasting in the season of Lent.

Cathedral of Mary our Queen Parish
Inclement Weather Policy

The Parish office follows the
Baltimore City Public School system.

If the Baltimore City school system opening is delayed: The 7am weekday Mass is cancelled but 8:15am and 5:30pm Mass will be celebrated. The Parish office will be open with a flexible arrival time and the evening activities will go on as scheduled. Please call the office before visiting in the early morning.

If the Baltimore City School system is closed: All Masses will be cancelled and all activities scheduled in the Cathedral and Parish Center will be cancelled. The Parish office will operate on a liberal leave policy so please call before visiting.

If Baltimore City schools dismiss early: All evening activities scheduled in the Cathedral and Parish Center will be cancelled. The Office staff will operate on a liberal departure time so please call ahead before visiting in the afternoon.

On Weekends: Mass will be celebrated as scheduled unless the Archbishop of Baltimore grants a general dispensation from the Sunday obligation. Visit the Parish website or call the Parish office to confirm whether Masses are being celebrated.

Note. There is no obligation to attend Mass when weather causes dangerous road conditions.
Please exercise prudent judgment and do not take unnecessary risks given your individual situation.

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Concert Series Schedule:

February 8th at 5PM
The United States Naval Academy Band, "The Navy's Oldest and Finest," has been providing music for the Brigade of Midshipmen and surrounding community since 1852. This premier military band offers world-class ensembles which perform a variety of musical styles, ranging from classical to contemporary. Under the direction of Lieutenant Diane Nichols, the Naval Academy Band Brass Ensemble takes pride in preserving the rich heritage of brass music while embracing and promoting new music in a meaningful and entertaining manner suitable for all audiences. The concert is free and open to the public with no tickets required.

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Cathedral School

We have been notified that starting Monday November 10 the Baltimore City Department of Transportation will begin to replace sidewalks and resurface the road surface on Charles Street from Northern Pkwy South to the intersection of Homeland Ave. It is expected to take 90 days to complete the work so please plan for possible delays when traveling to the Cathedral and Cathedral School.