Grace & St. Peter's is a traditional Anglo-Catholic parish in Baltimore's historic Mount Vernon neighborhood. We are a parish of the Diocese of Maryland in the Episcopal Church, which is a part of the worldwide Anglican Communion.

Our parish stands in the Anglican and Western Catholic traditions of liturgy, music, and teaching. Our corporate life is centered in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass.

We invite you to visit and worship with us and become a part of our parish family.


Palm Sunday - March 25

8:00 a.m.  Low Mass
9:30 a.m.  Confessions

10:00 a.m.  Blessing of Palms, Procession, and High Mass
Passion according to St. Mark
Messe Basse - Gabriel Faure

Solus ad victimam - Kenneth Leighton

Maundy Thursday - March 29

5:30 p.m. Confessions
6:00 p.m.  High Mass and Procession to the Altar of Repose

Mass for 5 voices - William Byrd
Ave Verum Corpus - Edward Elgar

Watch before the Altar of Repose begins after Mass

Good Friday - March 30

5:00 p.m. Confessions
6:00 p.m.  Solemn Good Friday Liturgy

The Passion According to St. John
The Solemn Reproaches - Victoria

Holy Saturday - March 31

6:00 p.m. Confessions
7:00 p.m.  Easter Vigil and High Mass

Messe in Es - Josef Rheinberger
Rise up, my love - Healey Willan

Easter Day - April 1

8:00 a.m.  Low Mass
9:30 a.m.  Confessions

10:00 a.m.  Procession and High Mass
Vidi aquam - Tomas Luis de Victoria
Messe in Es - Josef Rheinberger
Rise up, my love - Healey Willan
Surrexit a mortuis - Charles-Marie Widor
Surrexit Dominus de sepulchro - Jacob Handl
Regina coeli - Gregor Aichinger

Mass Schedule:


7:45 a.m. Matins
8:00 a.m. Low Mass
9:30 a.m. Confessions
10:00 a.m. High Mass; coffee hour follows in the rectory

Solemn Evensong and Benediction are held on occasional Sundays throughout the year.


Wednesday at 6 p.m. Low Mass


The Parish Staff

The Reverend Christopher V. Pyles, Priest-in-Charge
The Reverend Robert H. Speer, Priest Associate
Mrs. Patricia Barry, Head of School
Mr. David Lawrie, Organist and Choirmaster
Mr. John Heizer, Parish Secretary
Dr. Dante Beretta, Senior Warden
Mr. Arthur Lee, Junior Warden
Mrs. Louise Tapper, Sacristan

Mission Statement

Grace and St Peter’s Church exists to glorify God and to worship him on a daily basis by being an outward and visible sign of Christ’s presence for all people through Anglo-Catholic worship, preaching, teaching, and music.