Alphabetical Biographies List
This is an alphabetical list of the prominent figures of Holy Angels' history.This list is a work in progress, and it will be made more complete over time:
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The History of the Pastors of Holy Angels Church
This is a reverse chronological list of the pastors of Holy Angels Catholic Church. This list is a work in progress, and it will be made more complete over time:
- Father Andrew C. Smith, Jr. (July 1, 2012-Present)
- Father John Atoyebe (2005-2012)
- Father Robert Miller (Administrator) (2002-2005)
- Father John W. Calicott (1991-2002)
- Father George H. Clements (1969-1991)
- Father Joseph C. Richards (1955-1969)
- Monsignor James A. Duffin (1945-1955)
- Father Maurice McKenna (1921-1945)
- Bishop Alexander McGavick (1900-1921)
- Father Denis A. Tighe (Founder and First Pastor) (1878-1900)
The History of the Holy Angels Mural
The Holy Angels Mural was painted by Father Englebert Mveng, a priest from Cameroon, Africa, especially for Holy Angels Church. The mural was painted in the early 1990s at the request of Father George Clements, who was then the Pastor of Holy Angels Church. Read more here...
The History of Holy Angels Church From 1880-2005
“This is the day of rejoicing – let us rejoice and be glad!” As we celebrate today 125 years of presence “on the battlefield” of this Grand Boulevard neighborhood, it is good for us to pause, reflect on our past, and praise God for His timeless blessings!! The entire history of Holy Angels Church has been a story of facing adversity and finding blessings! Read more here...
The History of Reverend Paul Bernard Smith – the Legendary Principal of Holy Angels School
Paul Bernard Smith was born in Baltimore MD on September 29, 1931. As a young man, he worked summer jobs in Baltimore at the Maryland Dry Dock, Bethlehem Steel and Domino Sugar Company. Read more here...
The Holy Angels Story
In the summer of 2013, Sister Helen Strueder, the legendary former principal, assistant principal, and teacher at Holy Angels Catholic School, sent me a 27 page packet of information filled with the history of Holy Angels Catholic Church and School. Transcribing the text and putting it here on the Church's website will be a painstaking task, but the entire contents will eventually be here for the entire world to see. Read more here...