Solemn High Mass set for this Sunday at Baltimore St. Alphonsus

A Solemn High Mass will be offered at 11:00 am this Sunday, August 12, at the National Shrine of St. Alphonsus Liguori in Baltimore. Celebrant of the Mass will be Reverend Father James Smith fssp, who is passing through Baltimore from New Hampshire en route to his new assignment in Atlanta. St. Alphonsus pastor Reverend Father Joel Kiefer fssp and assistant pastor Reverend Father Michael Cunningham fssp will assume the roles of deacon and subdeacon for this solemn Mass. (What, by the way, is a subdeacon? Readers can learn more about his role in this article from

The Shrine is located at 114 West Saratoga Street in downtown Baltimore. As always on Sundays, free parking will be available on neighborhood streets, as well as in the surface lot at the southeast corner of Liberty and Saratoga Streets, one block from the church.