St. Anthony of Padua, which is part of the Catholic Faith Community of Gardenville, will kick off its 125th anniversary Sept. 14.
Father Edward M. Miller, pastor of St. Bernardine in Baltimore, will give the homily at the 10:30 a.m. Mass. After Mass, the celebration will continue with refreshments, a Hall of Memories that showcases parish memorabilia, displays featuring parish ministries, photo presentations and opportunities for current and prior parishioners to record memories.
Additionally, the parish will have live music outside. Father C. Lou Martin, pastor, will give the closing remarks.
The cornerstone of St. Anthony of Padua was laid in 1884, and the parish was twinned with Most Precious Blood in 1995.
St. Anthony of Padua is located at 4414 Frankford Ave.
Holy Cross, Baltimore, which is part of the Catholic Community of South Baltimore, will celebrate its 150th anniversary with a Sept. 14 Mass at 10 a.m. Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien will celebrate the Mass of Thanksgiving.
Those who responded to the invitation will attend a luncheon reception immediately following at the Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel.
Holy Cross was established by German immigrants in 1858. The church is located at 110 E. West St. For more anniversary information, contact 410-752-8498.
St. Ann, Baltimore, is celebrating 135 years, beginning with a Liturgical Ministry Workshop session with Grayson Warren Brown Sept. 13 from 10 a.m. to noon in the church at 2201 Greenmount Ave. On Sept. 14, the liturgy will be held at 10 a.m. and an all-parish concert will be held at 4 p.m. A freewill offering will be taken at the concert. Reserved parking will be located in the 500 and 700 blocks of E. 22nd St.
For registration and information, contact Sister Jeanne Barasha, S.S.N.D., at 410-235-8169 or firstname.lastname@example.org.