Message from Seminarian Matt Himes 

Dear Parishioners,

Three weeks ago, my pastoral year officially ended. I am beyond grateful for the 14 months I was able to spend full time at St. Mark where I encountered Christ in this community in so many ways. You are a family who walked with me and encouraged me to be the best version of myself and gain confidence in my vocation.

I am beyond grateful for the beautiful “see you soon” weekend. It was extremely meaningful to me!

On August 21, I move back to seminary and on August 31 I begin classes again. Please pray for me through this time of transition.

Also, please pray for me as I approach my Ordination to the diaconate on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 10am at the Basilica in Baltimore. The ordination Mass is extremely beautiful. All are invited to attend!

I will be around occasionally, especially on holidays. I look forward to seeing you!


May God bless you always,

Matt Himes (seminarian)