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St. Mary’s Archivist to Lecture at St. John’s on Catholicism in Annapolis
FOR RELEASE: March 31, 2010
CONTACT: Patricia Dempsey, 410-626-2539
Dr. Robert L. Worden, the archivist of St. Mary’s Parish, will give a lecture on “Catholics in Annapolis from 1696 to 1898,” as part of St. John’s College’s History Lecture Series. These lectures on Maryland history are co-sponsored by the Anne Arundel Trust for Historic Preservation and Friends of St. John’s College. “Local Stories in Maryland Life” is the theme for this year’s Maryland History Lecture Series. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will take place in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on April 20, at 8:15 p.m.
The lecture will be preceded by a candlelit dinner held in Randall Hall. The dinner begins at 7:15 p.m. and reservations must be made by April 16. The price for dinner is $33. To reserve contact Anne Zolkower at 410-626-2507 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Worden has volunteered in historical and archaeological activities at St. Mary’s for several decades. Appointed parish archivist of St. Mary’s in 1981, he is the author of the book, “Saint Mary’s Church in Annapolis, Maryland: A Sesquicentennial History, 1853–2003.”
May 18 “The Saga of the John Shaw Flag,” by the Rev. Richardson A. Libby, a board member of the Hammond-Harwood House. Dinner reservation deadline: May 14.