Gregorian Society of Baltimore was founded to preserve and
foster the Traditional Latin Mass and traditional sacraments and
ceremonies of the Roman Rite within the Catholic Archdiocese of Baltimore.
The Society is loyal to the Magisterium of the Roman Catholic Church and
functions with the approval of the Baltimore Archdiocese.
Society seeks to protect the indisputable rights of its members and other
Archdiocesan Catholics to attend the Traditional Latin Mass as proclaimed
His Holiness Pope John Paul II in the motu proprio "Ecclesia
also reserves the right to gain access to all of the traditional rites and
ceremonies of the Catholic Church which its members deem necessary to the
salvation of their immortal souls. Presently,
the Society's activities are centered around the Traditional Latin
Mass offered each Sunday and Holyday at historic St. Alphonsus
Church in Baltimore City.
view of the fact that the Society exists to serve all Catholics of the Archdiocese,
as knowledge of the Mass' reintroduction into the life of the Church
spreads and its popularity increases, the Society will work to expand the
locations where the ancient sacrifice is offered.
the incredible growth of the Latin Mass movement in the Roman Catholic
Church, the Society also strives to educate Catholics on relevant issues,
such as the establishment of Church- approved religious orders dedicated
to the Traditional Mass and sacraments. Periodically, the Society hosts
lectures and other events featuring leaders of the movement. The Society
also supports, spiritually and financially, the various apostolates and
ministries associated with the Traditional Mass offered at St. Alphonsus
Church, including the Latin Choir, acolytes, various prayer groups, and
duly elected officers of the Gregorian Society are as follows:
Rita K. Dent, M.Ed.
President: Chris J. Walter, Ph.D.
Secretary: John F. Ambs
Treasurer: David W. Amann, CPA
Social Secretary: Mary M. Schrader, RN
Traditional Latin Mass is offered every Sunday at 11:30 am at St. Alphonsus
Church at the corner of Saratoga Street and Park Avenue in Baltimore. To
obtain further information, you may contact Rita Dent at 410-561-3878 to
learn more about the Gregorian Society of Baltimore.