Updates on
re-opening from The Shrine of the Little Flower

(Also see our Facebook page Shrine of The Little Flower Parish Baltimore, MD - Facebook .):


We continue to welcome everyone home safely using precautions.  Please plan on attending one of our weekend Masses:
4PM Saturday Vigil
7,9,11 AM Sunday Masses

All are welcome home!

Welcome Home!
We are delighted to resume public Masses this weekend - 6/20 and 6/21.  We ask for your patience as we open, and we ask that you follow all policies set in place before entering the church.  You will see guidelines at each door.  Things will look very different for the foreseeable future, but ...We are so happy to have you back!

Masses are as follows:
Saturday: 8am/4pm Vigil (Confessions from 3-4pm)
Sunday: 7am/9am/11am
Monday-Friday: 8am
Monday Evening: 7:30pm Novena

No change in status for weekend 6/13 and 6/14.  Open for private prayer only during established times.


As announced by the Mayor of Baltimore, Baltimore City will enter into Phase I of reopening on Monday, June 8, 2020.  Phase I includes only outdoor services not indoor church services at this time.  Our parish will continue to Only be open for private prayer this weekend in the church from 3pm-5pm on Saturday, June 6, and from 9am-11am on Sunday, June 7, with the church to close to the public at 11am. Please stayed tuned to local news, and this website, and our Facebook page Shrine of The Little Flower Parish Baltimore, MD - Facebook
for information about entering into additional phases.  As we go into Phase II, we will announce restart dates and times and with guidelines.

Please continue your support of our parish by making donations online -
or mail them to the Rectory (SLF, 2854 Brendan Ave, Baltimore MD 21213), or drop off them during the weekend private prayer time in the church.

Please continue to pray for everyone during this difficult time.


Dear Friends In Christ.

Note: The Baltimore City Stay at Home Order is not lifted so we will not resume public masses. Please plan to visit the church for private prayer Saturday from 3p to 5p with confessions. Since the live stream starts at 10a Sunday we will open from 12n to 2p on Sunday May 31st.

The NECC will livestream The Mass for Pentecost Sunday from The Shrine of The Little Flower (5/31/2020). Please note the Mass will begin at 10:00 AM which is not a regular mass time for us. Mark your calendars.

You may view the mass here on this Facebook page. Note: The main Facebook page for The Shrine is the one that currently has the High Altar as the main photo and the pulpit with the Paschal Candle as the secondary. We have a few pages that have been set up.

You may also view the mass on the following YouTube pages:

Saint Matthew Church Baltimore

Northeast Catholic Community

We will also welcome the pastors of Saint Dominic's, Saint Anthony and Most Precious Blood: Father Ty as well as Fr. Joe the pastor of Saint Matthew and Blessed Sacrament. Father Michael J Orchik will be the main celebrant.

Please keep our parish in your prayers as we strive to overcome this pandemic. We will be praying for all of you during the mass.

Please remember to continue to send financial support if you can. We are still maintaining the beautiful campus for when you return. You may mail to SLF, 2854 Brendan Ave, Baltimore MD 21213 or use the following link to make a donation through the Archdiocese of Baltimore Webpage. the link is below.

Continued blessings upon you this Eastertide.


5-18-2020 See 5-26-2020 above for update to weekend of 5/30 and 5/31.

1. We will open for private prayer the weekend of 5/23 and 5/24. The hours for private prayer are as follows: Saturday from 3pm to 5pm with confessions and Sunday from 9am to 11am, the church will close at 11am. 

2. The weekend of 5/30 and 5/31 ( Pentecost Sunday) we hope to open for our regular mass schedule. Please watch local news to determine if the City of Baltimore has lifted the stay at home order. If the City has not lifted the stay at home order we will not have public mass and we will continue to have private prayer as outlined above.

Note: There will be many safeguards in place to keep in accordance with the Archdiocese of Baltimore guidelines. An usher or staff member will be available to assist you with the guidelines as well as signs will be posted upon entry. Once we hear if the stay at home order is lifted we will send more updates along.


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