U.S. Province News Archive

St. Mary’s Alumni Day

Fr. Ed Griswold Most Rev. W. Francis Malooly of the Diocese of Wilmington. On the far left is Rev. Mr. José Carvajal (Diocese of Worcester MA); on the far right is Rev. Mr. Michael Preston (Diocese of Wilmington). Left to right: Fr. Tom Hurst, PSS (Former President...

Heritage Grant for Paca Street Wall

Director Vito inspecting masonry with workers in May 2020. Coastal Exteriors beginning work in interior courtyard in May 2020. St. Mary’s Spiritual Center & Historic Site received confirmation of a Baltimore National Heritage Area Small Cap Grant on December 9,...

Emmaus Library: A Cradle of Knowledge

Exterior of the new Emmaus Library Library interiorA library is more than a resource for books and the knowledge they offer. It is a depository of truth and provides a whole army of defense against misinformation. A library provides a plethora of information. The...

Paca Street Memories on 50th Anniversary

Left to right: Rev Daniel F. Moore, PSS, Mr. Fritz Gollery, Rev. Richard Gula, PSS, Sr. Suzanne Dulaney, IHM, Sr. Marcia Hall, OSP, Rev. Robert F. Leavitt, PSS, and Rev. Martin J. Burnham, PSS. The year 2019 marked the 50th anniversary of the closing of St. Mary’s...

Memories of Old St. Mary’s

Old St. Mary’s Seminary, A. A. Bodine photograph.The year 2019 marked the 50th anniversary of the closing of St. Mary’s Seminary on Paca Street. The Sulpician Province recognized this anniversary with a special prayer service of remembrance on October 16, 2019, during...

Link by Link: Sulpicians Influence Elizabeth Seton

Mother Seton statue at St. Mary’s Spiritual Center & Historic Site. Link by Link [1] When Elizabeth Bayley Seton resolved to embrace the Catholic faith, she was of the mind: “I … trust all to God–it is his affair NOW.”[2] Sailing toward Baltimore aboard The Grand...

Obituary: Vincent. D. Bui, P.S.S.

Vincent D. Bui, P.S.S June 25, 1961 – June 9, 2020 “The Lord had said to Abram, ‘Go from your country, your people and your father’s household to the land I will show you’ ” (Gen 12:1). With Fr. Vince Bui, it is as though he heard a call like that of Abram when he...

Obituary: John F. Mattingly, PSS

John F. Mattingly, P.S.S. January 19, 1923 – June 8, 2020 “As for you, you shall go to your fathers in peace; you will be buried at a good old age.” (Gen 15:15). These words which Yahweh spoke to Abram could well be spoken to Fr. Mattingly, who enjoyed the benefits of...