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Community celebrates milestone anniversaries [Maryland City]
Community celebrates milestone anniversaries [Maryland City]

Our community reaches another milestone as Resurrection of Our Lord Catholic Church celebrates the 50th anniversary of the church's establishment. Fifty years ago, there were 90 Catholic families in the Maryland City area. Representatives met in a Maryland City home to discuss bringing the families together and creating a local church. Initially the church members, known as the Catholic Community of Maryland City, pooled resources to buy a house on the corner of Elkton South and Horsehead South. They dug out a separate entrance to the basement and held daily Masses there with the Rev. Hughesman from St. Lawrence parish in Severn. Eventually the parish grew to needing a bigger,...