Baltimore Catholic school graduate celebrates 50 years as priest

Monsignor Maurice Shields, a 1943 graduate of St. Brigid School, Canton, and a 1947 graduate of Calvert Hall College High School, then located in Baltimore, recently celebrated his Golden Anniversary as a priest in Mobile, Ala.

Ordained May 25, 1957 at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Baltimore, Monsignor Shields celebrated his Mass Little Flower Catholic Church in May.

Since his ordination, Monsignor Shields served in Northeast Florida and Alabama, and is currently chaplain of Mercy Medical in Daphne, Ala.

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