Parishioners of St. Isaac Jogues Church in Carney welcomed their new pastor, Father Christopher Moore, on Sunday, July 6, when he introduced himself to the congregation after each of the Masses. .
Father Moore is the successor to Father Marty Hammond, pastor for 19 years who reluctantly retired earlier this year because of serious health problems.
Father Moore is the fourth pastor in 46 years of St. Isaac's history.. He is a native of Baltimore and who grew up in Loch Raven Village and Govans. He was ordained in l977 and .he has devoted 37 years to his priestly ministry
He has served as associate pastor of St.Joseph in Cockeysville, Holy Trinity in Glen Burnie and St. Michael the Archangel in Overlea, and was was appointed pastor of St. Elizabeth of Hungary in Highlandtown.
In 1998, Father Moore was named pastor of St. Joseph in Hagerstown. Since 2010 he has served as temporary administrator of St. Ann in Hagerstown.
The parish bid farewell to Father Louis Bianco, who served as temporary administrator at St Isaac's for most of the year. He has been appointed priest secretary to Archbishop William Lori starting Sept. 1.
Weber's Farm on Proctor Lane opened for the season on Thursday, July 17, and will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
This year, in addition to all the fresh produce, including their famous peaches and peach cake, something new — fresh poultry and eggs from two local farms, Evermore and Albright. Call Steve or Joanne Weber at 410-668-4488.
Be sure to mark your calendars — the 2014 Johnny Appleseed Festival at Weber's will take place Sept. 20.from l0 a.m. to 5 p.m.