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.

Upcoming Special Services

January 19 at 10 a.m.
Episcopal Visitation by the Right Rev. Robert Ihloff, XIII Bishop of Maryland.
See below for music.

January 19 at 5 p.m.
Monthly Choral Evensong offering: Collegium Regale by Herbert Howells.
Reception following.

January 30 at 6 p.m.
King Charles the Martyr commemoration.
Mass for Four Voices by William Byrd, and O Lord, grant the king a long life by William Child.
Reception following.

Mass Schedule


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

Choral Evensong is offered on third Sundays at 5 p.m. from October through June.


Tuesdays at 5:40 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Evening Prayer and Low Mass
Wednesday at 6 p.m. Low Mass

Upcoming Choral Schedule

12 January | I Epiphany
Charles Wood: Mass in the Phrygian mode
Wood: Jesu, the very thought is sweet

19 January | Chair of Saint Peter at Rome
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Missa Iste confessor
Palestrina: Tu es Petrus

26 January | III Epiphany
Claudio Casciolini: Mass in A minor
Giovanni Croce: O sacrum convivium

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.