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 daily Mass.

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

Christmas 2016

Parking is available in the parking lot at Tyson Street and Monument Street.
The parking lot can be accessed by turning left onto Tyson Street from Madison Street.


Christmas Eve

6:00 p.m. – Family Mass with carols

10:00 p.m. – Confessions (Resurrection Chapel)

10:30 p.m. - Choral prelude of Carols

11:00 p.m. – Procession and High Mass
Missa Brevis in B, K. 275 – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (with strings)
Verbum caro factum est – Hans Leo Haβler
O magnum mysterium - Tomás Luís de Victoria

 Christmas Day

10:00 a.m – Low Mass

A search process is underway for a new rector. Updates will be available on our website and other parish publications. Please see our Search Page for more information.

Important Notice

It is with profound sadness that we report the death of our beloved rector, Father Frederick Thomas on May 26, after a short illness. A Solemn Requiem Mass was celebrated on Saturday, June 4. As a parish we will unite in purpose and honor Father Thomas by living our mission to glorify God through Anglo-Catholic worship, music, preaching, and teaching. We shall miss him, but we shall go forward with faith, as he would want us to.

Mass Schedule:


7:45 a.m. Matins
8:00 a.m. Low Mass
9:30 a.m. Confessions
10:00 a.m. Sung 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 Robert H. Speer, Priest-in-Charge
Mrs. Sandra Shull, Head of School
Mr. David Lawrie, Organist and Choirmaster
Mr. John Heizer, Parish Secretary
Dr. Richard E. Bavaria, 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.