Church of St. Thomas More
6806 McClean Boulevard
Baltimore, Maryland 21234
Fr. Thomas Kelly, Pastor (right)
Fr. Edward Staub, Assoc. (left)
Pastors succeeding Father Kelly were
Fr. Edward Staub, Fr. George Loskarn, Fr. Richard Murphy, Fr. Victor Galeone,
Fr. John Cunningham, Fr. Brian Zielinski, O. Praem. ,
,Fr. Pete Literal (Temporary Administrator), and Fr. Richard Gray. Msgr. James Farmer is the current pastor.
With a dwindling population of
The parish mortgage was paid off in
full to the archdiocese on
Our Patron, St. Thomas More, "The King's Good Servant, But God's First."
At 13 Thomas was placed in the
home of Cardinal Morton, Archbishop of
He also wrote poetry,
cultivated acquaintances with scholars, translated Greek into Latin, and gave
church lectures on
In 1501 he was elected to Parliament, immediately beginning to oppose large and unjust exactions of money King Henry VIII was making on his subjects.
Thomas married Jane Colte in 1505 from whom were born three daughters and a son. Jane died in 1511. His second wife, Alice Middleton, a widow, was his senior by seven years and was devoted to the care of his small children.
Already famed as a lawyer, in
1510 he became Under-Sheriff of